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US-8,127,246 Varying user interface element based on movement
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, for presenting a user interface element. Movement of a user interface element that...
US-8,127,239 Object transitions
In one aspect, one or more computer storage media can store executable instructions causing a processor to perform operations that include: providing a display...
US-8,127,202 Use of alternative value in cell detection
A system and method, including computer software, allows reading data from a flash memory cell. Voltages from a group of memory cells are detected. The group of...
US-8,127,045 Dynamically configurable connection on demand
Mechanisms to provide functionality that allows an electronic device to automatically use an appropriate network connection when an application requests access...
US-8,126,966 Separating attachments received from a mobile device
A computer-implemented method includes receiving a message from a mobile device over a wireless network, the message including several attachments, wherein the...
US-8,126,925 Dynamic generation and automated distribution of user interface from database model
A method and apparatus for automatically and dynamically generating a user interface for a client based upon a database model. An application server creates a...
US-8,126,863 Search control combining classification and text-based searching techniques
A search control in a user interface enables a user to search documents on text or a tag.
US-8,126,845 Synchronization methods and systems
Synchronization architectures, methods, systems, and computer readable media are described. One exemplary embodiment includes a first software component which...
US-8,126,312 Use of multiple related timelines
A sequence of video images can be represented using multiple related timelines by generating a first timeline identifying a decode order associated with a...
US-8,126,170 Electromagnetic interference shields with piezos
Methods and apparatus for improving the acoustical performance associated with a speaker, such as a piezoelectric speaker, are disclosed. According to one...
US-8,126,138 Integrated speaker assembly for personal media device
Systems and methods are provided for media devices including a housing, a frame disposed adjacent to the housing, and an acoustic source that is integrated with...
US-8,125,977 Synchronization of computer system clock using a local gateway
Methods and apparatuses for synchronizing a system clock of a computer via a local gateway are described herein. In one embodiment, a local clock of a gateway...
US-8,125,497 Adjustment of color values for optimized image processing
A method for processing an image of a given file type is disclosed. The method involves converting the image into data formatted for a new pixel type, the new...
US-8,125,464 Full scale calibration measurement for multi-touch surfaces
Normalization of regions of a sensor panel capable of detecting multi-touch events, or a sensor panel capable of detecting multi-hover events, is disclosed to...
US-8,125,463 Multipoint touchscreen
A touch panel having a transparent capacitive sensing medium configured to detect multiple touches or near touches that occur at the same time and at distinct...
US-8,125,461 Dynamic input graphic display
An input device for providing dynamic displays is disclosed. The input device can modify the appearance and/or location of graphics associated with an input...
US-8,125,456 Multi-touch auto scanning
A system and method for autonomously scanning a sensor panel device, such as a multi-touch panel, is disclosed. In one embodiment, the system and method...
US-8,125,455 Full scale calibration measurement for multi-touch surfaces
Normalization of regions of a sensor panel capable of detecting multi-touch events, or a sensor panel capable of detecting multi-hover events, is disclosed to...
US-8,125,394 Electronic device antenna with quartered rectangular cavity
Antennas for electronic devices such as portable computers are provided. An antenna may be formed from a conductive cavity and an antenna probe that serves as...
US-8,125,344 Portable computer battery indicator
A portable computer may include battery indicator light structures. Battery status information in the portable computer may be presented to a user using an...
US-8,125,250 Frequency detection mechanism for a clock generation circuit
A frequency detection mechanism for a clock generation unit on an integrated circuit includes a clock generation unit and a detection unit. The clock generation...
US-8,125,211 Apparatus and method for testing driver writeability strength on an integrated circuit
An apparatus and method for testing driver write-ability strength on an integrated circuit includes one or more drive detection units each including a number of...
US-8,123,894 3-dimensional curved substrate lamination
A method of laminating a surface of a flexible material to a surface of a rigid, curved material. The method includes pressing an area of the surface of the...
US-8,122,380 Multi-repository display system using separate presentation, adaptation and access layers
In a software object display system, an adaptation layer is used to isolate the presentation layer from expectations of the structure of the software objects...
US-8,122,378 Image capture and manipulation
The present disclosure includes, among other things, systems, methods and program products for image capture and manipulation.
US-8,122,157 Managing read requests from multiple requestors
Techniques are described herein for expanding the range of data targeted in I/O requests made by clients, so that the expanded range results in aligned I/O...
US-8,122,029 Updating an inverted index
Systems and methods for processing an index are described. To insure that the most updated index is available without having to update the index after every...
US-8,121,901 Method and apparatus for providing compatible components for purchase
Online purchasing of components compatible with particular hardware devices of a computer system. In one aspect, the identity of a hardware device capable of...
US-8,121,294 System and method for a derivation function for key per page
Disclosed herein are systems, methods and computer-readable media to perform data encryption and decryption using a derivation function to obtain a key per page...
US-8,120,591 Detection of low noise frequencies for multiple frequency sensor panel stimulation
The identification of low noise stimulation frequencies for detecting and localizing touch events on a touch sensor panel is disclosed. Each of a plurality of...
US-8,120,377 Integrated circuit having secure access to test modes
Methods for enabling a secure test mode, and integrated circuits (IC's) implementing the same are disclosed. An IC may include a secure functional unit that is...
US-8,120,208 Impedance-based power supply switch optimization
In one embodiment, a power gated circuit block includes power switches that couple at least one of the power supply grids within the block to the global power...
US-8,118,617 Jack assemblies with cylindrical contacts
Jack assemblies having cylindrical contacts are provided. For example, an enclosure may provide a cavity with a longitudinal axis for receiving an electrical...
US-8,118,274 Multiple position stand
A support mechanism for supporting an object on a surface is disclosed. The support mechanism includes a joint connected to the object; and a stand connected to...
US-8,118,269 Flat panel display including a hinge assembly
An apparatus for a flat panel is disclosed. The apparatus comprises a flat panel assembly and a hinge mechanism coupled to the flat panel assembly. The hinge...
US-D654,506 Electronic device
US-8,117,651 Method and system for authenticating an accessory
A method, system, and connector interface for authenticating an accessory. The method includes performing a first authentication operation on the accessory by...
US-8,117,548 Image preview
A method, apparatus, and system are provided for displaying a graphical representation of at least a portion of a file by interfacing with a graphical interface...
US-8,117,404 Misalignment predictor
In one embodiment, a processor comprises a circuit coupled to receive an indication of a memory operation to be executed in the processor. The circuit is...
US-8,117,309 Re-download management of previously acquired digital media assets
Improved techniques that enable users to download digital media assets are disclosed. According to one aspect, digital media assets that a user has acquired...
US-8,117,260 Method and apparatus for listening for incoming calls on multiple port/socket combinations
In a computer system having a memory, a processor, and a network interface, a method for listening on multiple conferencing interfaces having the steps of...
US-8,117,228 Head-to-head comparisons
Providing a comparison of a set of similar items includes: receiving from a first member of an online community a selection of a stored prior comparison created...
US-8,117,038 Universal container for audio data
Storing audio data encoded in any of a plurality of different audio encoding formats is enabled by parametrically defining the underlying format in which the...
US-8,116,807 Airplane mode indicator on a portable multifunction device
A graphical user interface on a portable multifunction device with a touch screen display includes an airplane mode switch icon with an "on" position and an...
US-8,116,703 Wireless transmitter calibration using device receiver
Portable electronic devices are provided that contain radio-frequency transceiver circuitry. Power amplifier circuitry may amplify transmitted radio-frequency...
US-8,116,586 Estimating and removing distortion from an image
Some embodiments provide a method of editing images with distortion caused by a camera lens. The method identifies a set of geometries on a set of images taken...
US-8,116,503 Bend switch for wired headset
This is directed to a bend switch constructed from two substantially co-linear elongated bodies having opposing contact surfaces. In an open switch position,...
US-8,116,179 Simultaneous viewing of multiple tool execution results
Facilitating analysis is disclosed. A master track comprising one or more previously recorded inputs to one or more computer system components is played. Two or...
US-8,116,133 Maintenance operations for multi-level data storage cells
Systems and methods, including computer software, for reading data from a flash memory cell involve detecting voltages from a group of memory cells. The group...
US-8,116,057 Data port transient protection apparatus and methods
Methods and apparatus for protecting data bus ports and their corresponding PHY devices from taking damage associated with excess voltage across one or more...
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