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US-D648,348 Icon for a portion of a display screen
US-D648,347 Animated graphical user interface for a display screen or portion thereof
US-D648,346 Graphical user interface for a display screen or portion thereof
US-D648,334 Portable computer
US-D648,333 Portable computer
US-D648,325 Docking station
US-8,051,097 System and method for authentication using a shared table and sorting exponentiation
Disclosed herein are systems, computer-implemented methods, and computer-readable media for authentication using a shared table. The method receives an...
US-8,050,886 Motion plane correction for MEMs-based input devices
An electronic motion-based input device and method for correcting errors in acceleration due to a deviation from a horizontal plane of motion by correcting for...
US-8,050,714 Docking station for media player system
A media player system is disclosed. One aspect of the media player system pertains to a docking station that allows a media player to communicate with other...
US-8,050,670 System and method for testing a mobile telephone network
A method for testing a mobile telephony network having a plurality of cells whose sizing depends on at least one selection or reselection parameter comprises a...
US-8,050,028 Heat dissipation in computing device
A computing device is disclosed. The computing device includes a shock mount assembly that is configured to provide impact absorption to sensitive components...
US-8,049,862 Indium tin oxide (ITO) layer forming
A layer of material, such as crystalline indium tin oxide (ITO), is formed on top of a substrate by heating the material to a high temperature, while a...
US-8,049,736 Low EMI capacitive trackpad
A printed circuit board (PCB) assembly provides a two layer capacitive trackpad sensor in which an EMI ground grid is interposed among the sensor's capacitive...
US-8,049,732 Front-end signal compensation
A touch surface device having improved sensitivity and dynamic range is disclosed. In one embodiment, the touch surface device includes a touch-sensitive panel...
US-8,049,120 Ultrasonic bonding of discrete plastic parts to metal
Electronic devices and other apparatuses that include plastic parts ultrasonically bonded to metal parts are disclosed. A first component or part includes a...
US-8,047,966 Interfacing portable media devices and sports equipment
Circuits, methods, and apparatus that allow sports or other equipment, such as gym or other cardio equipment, to write data to a media player. Examples further...
US-8,047,880 Mini displayport
Connectors having a smaller profile. These connectors are useful as a reduced form factor DisplayPort connector. Keys on a receptacle are used to indicate when...
US-D647,921 Electronic device
US-D647,919 Electronic device with graphical user interface
US-D647,876 Electronic device
US-8,046,721 Unlocking a device by performing gestures on an unlock image
A device with a touch-sensitive display may be unlocked via gestures performed on the touch-sensitive display. The device is unlocked if contact with the...
US-8,046,689 Media presentation with supplementary media
Improved techniques for providing supplementary media for media items are disclosed. The media items are typically fixed media items. The supplementary media is...
US-8,046,498 Data synchronization protocol
Among other things, techniques and systems are disclosed for syncing data between a client device and a server. Synchronizing data includes initiating a sync...
US-8,046,397 Computations of power functions using polynomial approximations
A power function is approximated over an applicable data interval with polynomials determined by means of a Chebyshev minimax approximation technique. In some...
US-8,046,369 Media asset rating system
Improved techniques for assigning ratings to media assets are disclosed. A rating for a media asset collection can, for example, be determined by examining the...
US-8,045,708 Discrete key generation method and apparatus
A computer enabled secure method and apparatus for generating a cryptographic key, to be used in a subsequent cryptographic process, where the key is to be...
US-8,045,472 Credit management when resource granularity is larger than credit granularity
In one embodiment, a receiver on a credit-based flow-controlled interface is configured to free one or more data credits early when a data payload is received...
US-8,044,963 System for emulating graphics operations
Disclosed is a system for producing images including emulation techniques using multiple processors. The system provides for emulation of graphics processing...
US-8,044,961 Automatic synthesis of font tables for character layout
Data tables that are required for the proper processing of font glyphs are automatically synthesized if they do not form part of an original font definition....
US-8,044,930 Light sensitive display
A light sensitive display.
US-8,044,873 Antennas with periodic shunt inductors
An antenna may be formed from conductive regions that define a gap that is bridged by shunt inductors. The inductors may have equal inductances and may be...
US-8,044,795 Event recorder for portable media device
Operational parametric sensing and event recording capabilities are provided for portable electronic devices such as media players, cell phones, laptop...
US-8,044,314 Hybrid button
A hybrid button according to the invention is provided. In one embodiment, the button can be implemented in an electronic device such as a media player. The...
US-8,041,981 Synchronizing timing domains based on state variables
Embodiments of a synchronization circuit, a method for synchronizing clock signals, and electronic devices that include the synchronization circuit or a...
US-8,041,968 Power management for driving display with baseband portion when application portion is in low power mode
Systems and methods for efficiently managing power consumption in portable electronic devices are provided. In one embodiment, power management circuitry may...
US-8,041,848 Media processing method and device
A media processing system and device with improved power usage characteristics, improved audio functionality and improved media security is provided....
US-8,041,755 Fast static rotator/shifter with non two's complemented decode and fast mask generation
In one embodiment, a rotator, a mask generator, and circuitry configured to mask the rotated operand output by the rotator with the output mask generated by the...
US-8,041,438 Data-driven media management within an electronic device
A method and apparatus for intelligently routing and managing audio signals within an electronic device is disclosed. The routing is responsive to a set of...
US-8,041,300 Adapter
Circuits, methods, and apparatus that provide compatibility among incompatible accessories and portable media players. One example provides an adapter having a...
US-8,041,291 Delivering content to mobile electronic communications devices
Methods, apparatuses, and machine readable media relating to content delivery are described herein. A method, according to one embodiment described herein,...
US-8,041,186 Propagating metadata associated with digital video
Some embodiments provide a method for processing metadata associated with digital video in a multi-state video computer readable medium. The method specifies a...
US-8,041,126 Intelligent document scanning
A method, apparatus, and system, for scanning a first portion of a data to generate a second portion of data is provided. A control parameter relating to a...
US-8,040,689 Support tabs for protecting a circuit board from applied forces
The present invention can relate to an electronic device having one or more support tabs that protect a circuit board disposed inside the device from externally...
US-8,040,465 External light illumination of display screens
Apparatus and methods for harnessing external light to illuminate a display screen of an electronic device are provided. The display screen may be illuminated...
US-8,040,360 Methods of manipulating a screen space of a display device
Methods to manipulate a screen space of a display device are disclosed. A plurality of application windows of a plurality of applications are displayed on a...
US-8,040,359 System for emulating graphics operations
Disclosed is a system for producing images including emulation techniques using multiple processors. The system provides for emulation of graphics processing...
US-8,040,353 System for emulating graphics operations
Disclosed is a system for producing images including emulation techniques using multiple processors. The system provides for emulation of graphics processing...
US-8,040,326 Integrated in-plane switching display and touch sensor
This relates to adding multi-touch functionality to a display without the need of a separate multi-touch panel or layer overlaying the display. Instead,...
US-8,040,319 Modifying a value based on a user's directional motions independent of cursor position
A method for changing a value displayed on a screen is provided. In response to receiving a user input indicating motion in a particular direction, changing the...
US-8,039,360 Method of assembling integrated circuit components
The disclosure identified as methods of mounting integrated circuits, including solar cells, to a substrate wherein the circuits are mounted prior to being...
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