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US-8,035,481 Illuminable latch
A computing device is disclosed. The computing device includes a data capture device such as a camera. In one aspect, the data capture device may integrated...
US-8,033,695 Active enclosure for computing device
A computing device is disclosed. The computing device includes a housing having an illuminable portion. The computing device also includes a light device...
US-8,032,843 User interface for providing consolidation and access
Methods and systems for providing graphical user interfaces are described. To provide greater access and consolidation to frequently used items in the graphical...
US-8,032,673 Transaction ID filtering for buffered programmed input/output (PIO) write acknowledgements
A PIO transaction unit includes an input buffer, a response buffer, and a control unit. The input buffer may receive and store PIO write operations sent by one...
US-8,032,672 Increased speed of processing of audio samples received over a serial communications link by use of channel map...
A method and apparatus for processing data samples utilizes a channel map populated by device descriptor, or by an application program interface. Packet...
US-8,032,670 Method and apparatus for generating DMA transfers to memory
In one embodiment, an apparatus comprises a first interface circuit, a direct memory access (DMA) controller coupled to the first interface circuit, and a host...
US-8,032,565 Automated creation of media asset illustrations
The invention pertains to techniques for creating media asset illustrations for media assets are disclosed. The created media asset illustrations are useful for...
US-8,032,371 Determining scale factor values in encoding audio data with AAC
Techniques for determining scale factor values when encoding audio data are described. According to one technique, a particular scale factor value (SFV) is...
US-8,032,181 Service provider activation with subscriber identity module policy
Systems and methods for activating a mobile device for use with a service provider are described. In one exemplary method, a mobile device having a currently...
US-8,031,962 Workflows for color correcting images
The disclosed implementations relate generally to improved workflows for color correcting digital images. In some implementations, a method of correcting images...
US-8,031,864 Dual-purpose hardware aperture
Some embodiments of the present invention provide a system which supports a dual-purpose aperture for an electronic device. This system includes a first...
US-8,031,777 Multipass video encoding and rate control using subsampling of frames
An encoder includes an encoder engine, a storage device and a controller to implement an iterative coding process. The encoder engine compresses a selected...
US-8,031,569 Playing data from an optical media drive
Example embodiments provide various techniques for playing data from an optical media drive. The optical media drive may detect certain media access information...
US-8,031,174 Multi-touch surface stackup arrangement
A multi-layer cover for an electronic device having one or more of a sensor panel, a proximity sensor, an ambient light sensor, and a display device can include...
US-8,031,164 Backlight and ambient light sensor system
Apparatuses and methods to operate a display device of an electronic device. In some embodiments, a method includes receiving a user setting of a display...
US-8,031,094 Touch controller with improved analog front end
A controller for a touch sensor includes a transimpedance amplifier, and a feedback resistor coupled to an input of the transimpedance amplifier and to an...
US-8,031,050 System and method for situational location relevant invocable speed reference
Situational location dependent information is transmitted from a server data processing system to a receiving data processing system. The server data processing...
US-8,029,166 Active enclosure for computing device
A computing device is disclosed. The computing device includes a housing having an illuminable portion. The computing device also includes a light device...
US-RE42,779 Apparatus and method for handling digital image data
An apparatus for increasing a digital camera image capture rate comprises an imaging device for capturing raw image data, a frame buffer for receiving the image...
US-8,028,103 Method and apparatus for generating secure DAM transfers
In one embodiment, a direct memory access (DMA) controller comprises a transmit control circuit, an offload engine, and a receive control circuit. The transmit...
US-8,028,080 Method and apparatus for media data transmission
Methods and apparatuses for processing media data transmitted in a data communication medium. A digital processing system is provided with a time related...
US-8,028,077 Managing distributed computers
A method, apparatus, system, and signal-bearing medium that in an embodiment provides for a management and resource policy for computers. The policy may control...
US-8,028,060 Background task execution over a network based on network activity idle time
Network activity of a client device that is coupled to a data network is monitored, to detect network activity idle time. Based upon detecting the idle time, an...
US-8,027,925 System method and apparatus for authorizing access
The present invention comprises a method and apparatus for enforcing software licenses for resource libraries such as an application program interface (API), a...
US-8,027,837 Using non-speech sounds during text-to-speech synthesis
Systems, apparatus, methods and computer program products are described for producing text-to-speech synthesis with non-speech sounds. In general, some of the...
US-8,027,465 Electronic device holder
An apparatus that can secure an electronic device and be inserted into a conventional cup holder is described. The cup holder, for example, is inside of an...
US-8,027,382 Pulldown correction for progressive display of audiovisual recordings
Embodiments of the present invention relate to methods and systems that may detect cadences and duplicate fields in a video sequence, and correct the sequence...
US-8,027,213 Mechanism for measuring read current variability of SRAM cells
A mechanism for measuring the variability of the read current of SRAM cells on an integrated circuit includes the integrated circuit having an SRAM array...
US-8,026,905 Double-sided touch sensitive panel and flex circuit bonding
A multi-touch sensor panel can be created using a substrate with column and row traces formed on either side. Metal traces running along the border of the...
US-8,026,904 Periodic sensor panel baseline adjustment
A periodic baseline adjustment algorithm is disclosed that can increment or decrement individual baseline sensor output values by one count to provide periodic...
US-8,026,903 Double-sided touch sensitive panel and flex circuit bonding
A multi-touch sensor panel can be created using a substrate with column and row traces formed on either side. Metal traces running along the border of the...
US-8,026,754 Low latency flop circuit
A flop circuit comprises a precharge circuit for precharging a first node in response to an occurrence of a first phase of a timing signal, and a discharge...
US-8,026,745 Input/output driver with controlled transistor voltages
In an embodiment, an integrated circuit comprises core circuitry and at least one driver circuit. The core circuitry is powered by a first supply voltage during...
US-8,026,741 CMOS circuitry with mixed transistor parameters
CMOS circuitry having mixed threshold voltages is disclosed. Circuits may be implemented using PMOS transistors, NMOS transistors, or both. For at least one...
US-D645,870 Graphical user interface for a display screen or portion thereof
US-D645,860 Computing device
US-RE42,738 Portable computers
A portable computer arranged to rest comfortably in the hand has a small display screen. Accelerometers capable of detecting movement of the pen with respect to...
US-8,024,731 Assigning priorities to threads of execution
Systems and processes may be implemented to receive threads of execution and assign priorities to the threads of execution. Threads of execution may include...
US-8,024,658 Application for designing photo albums
Some embodiments of the invention provide a computer-based application that allows its users to insert their pictures in a variety of different photo album...
US-8,024,657 Visually encoding nodes representing stages in a multi-stage video compositing operation
Some embodiments of the invention provide a user interface of editing video through a multi-stage editing process. The user interface selects a particular stage...
US-8,024,618 Multi-client and fabric diagnostics and repair
Systems, methods, and computer program products for network diagnostics and repair are provided. In some implementations, a method is provided. The method...
US-8,024,552 Performing variable and/or bitwise shift operation for a shift instruction that does not provide a variable or...
Some embodiments present a method of performing a variable shift operation. This method can be used by a microprocessor that does not allow variable shift...
US-8,024,351 Query result iteration
Systems and methods for processing an index are described. A pulse in an inverted index refers to a group of items that do not occur in any other pulse in the...
US-8,024,322 Ordered index
Systems and methods for processing an index are described. A postings list of items containing a particular term are ordered in a desired retrieval order, e.g.,...
US-8,024,295 Method and apparatus for archiving and unarchiving objects
The invention is directed towards methods and apparatuses for archiving and unarchiving objects. Some embodiments of the invention archive and unarchive objects...
US-8,024,193 Methods and apparatus related to pruning for concatenative text-to-speech synthesis
The present invention provides, among other things, automatic identification of near-redundant units in a large TTS voice table, identifying which units are...
US-8,023,262 Lid-closed detector
In one exemplary embodiment, a portable computer having a display assembly coupled to a base assembly to alternate between a closed position and an open...
US-8,023,261 Electronic device assembly
Apparatus and methods for assembling an electronic device and components thereof are provided. The electronic device may include a housing and a cover inserted...
US-8,023,260 Assembly of an electronic device
An electronic device is provided. The electronic device may include a plate placed behind a screen formed from a window and a display module to provide the...
US-8,022,964 3D histogram and other user interface elements for color correcting images
The disclosed implementations relate generally to 3D histograms and other user interface elements for color correcting digital images. A color correction method...
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