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US-8,205,157 Methods and graphical user interfaces for conducting searches on a portable multifunction device
In accordance with some embodiments, a graphical user interface on a portable multifunction device with a touch screen display includes: an application...
US-8,205,154 User definable transition tool
Techniques (methods and devices) that permit a user to define multimedia transitions in terms of user-supplied assets are described. The user supplies the...
US-8,205,081 Systems and methods for verifying the authenticity of a remote device
Some embodiments of the invention are directed to, among other things, systems, computer readable media, methods and any other means for verifying the...
US-8,205,070 Device bootup from a NAND-type non-volatile memory
Systems and methods are provided for using a NAND-type non-volatile memory ("NVM"), such as NAND flash memory, to store NV pre-boot information for a bootloader...
US-8,204,684 Adaptive mobile device navigation
Adaptive mobile device navigation system, methods, and apparatus provide location information for a mobile device performing location estimation using dead...
US-8,204,008 Techniques for resource block mapping in a wireless communication system
A technique of operating a wireless communication device includes creating a resource block map by associating respective subscriber station identifications,...
US-8,203,898 Leakage and NBTI reduction technique for memory
In one embodiment, an integrated circuit includes a logic circuit and a memory circuit that includes multiple bit lines and bit line precharge circuits. The...
US-8,203,892 Interleaving charge pumps for programmable memories
Systems and methods, including computer software for performing operations enable interleaving of charging operations in a charging pump. A first charge pump is...
US-8,203,571 3D histogram for color images
The disclosed implementations relate generally to 3D histograms and other user interface elements for color correcting digital images. A color correction method...
US-8,203,558 Dynamic shader generation
Some embodiments provide a method of performing several shading operations for a graphic object in a scene that is displayed on a device. The device includes...
US-8,203,512 Subtractive display
A display and techniques for displaying information involve the use of pixel-generating elements that include a light conduit and multiple adjustable light...
US-8,203,094 Switch assembly constructions
Electronic devices are provided with switch assembly input components that can have adhesives adhered to the side and/or bottom surfaces of support plates for...
US-D662,084 Docking station
US-D662,083 Docking station
US-D662,049 Electronic device
US-8,201,214 Ad-hoc user account creation
A mechanism that allows a user to easily configure a rules engine to apply rules to decide which requests for access to a user's computer resources are to be...
US-8,201,109 Methods and graphical user interfaces for editing on a portable multifunction device
Methods and graphical user interfaces for editing on a portable multifunction device with a touch screen display are disclosed. While displaying an application...
US-8,201,102 Opaque views for graphical user interfaces
A system and method of rendering a graphical user interface for a media based device which employs techniques for layering graphical elements. The method...
US-8,201,096 Browsing or searching user interfaces and other aspects
User interfaces for browsing and/or searching are described. In one embodiment, a method includes displaying a first display area for display representations of...
US-8,200,986 Computer enabled secure status return
Computer related method and apparatus to transmit a logical value (e.g., 1 or 0) between two entities, such as an operating system and application program, in a...
US-8,200,881 Communication between a host device and an accessory via an intermediate device
A host device and an accessory exchange information (e.g., commands and data) via an intermediate device. The host device and accessory can each connect to the...
US-8,200,761 Method and apparatus for improving security in a data processing system
Methods and Apparatuses for processing data are described herein. In one aspect of the invention, an exemplary method receives data which may include an...
US-8,200,727 Method and apparatus for verifying and diversifying randomness
Method and apparatus for ensuring randomness of pseudo-random numbers generated by a conventional computer operating system or electronic device. Typically...
US-8,200,629 Image scaling arrangement
Methods and system for transferring images between devices is disclosed. For example, differently scaled images by a host device may automatically and/or...
US-8,200,251 Determining a location of a mobile device using a location database
Methods, program products, and systems for determining a location of a mobile device using a location database are described. The mobile device can host the...
US-8,200,007 Illuminant estimation
A method of estimating, illuminant comprises minimizing a Minkowski norm with illuminant constraints. The norm is preferably between 3 and 7 and most preferably...
US-8,199,846 Generalized reference signaling scheme for multi-user, multiple input, multiple output (MU-MIMO) using...
A multi-user multiple-input multiple-output (MU-MIMO) downlink beamforming system (200) is provided to enable transmit beamforming vectors to be efficiently...
US-8,199,719 Methods and apparatus for performing handover between a long term evolution (LTE) network and another type of...
A method for performing handover by wireless User Equipment (UE) is provided. The UE includes a Long Term Evolution-Mobile Extreme Convergence (LTE-MXC)...
US-8,199,477 Portable computers with spring-mounted displays
An electronic device housing may contain a display module. The display module may contain layers of material such as a color filter layer and a thin-film...
US-8,199,469 Battery
By being embedded in a portable computing device, a battery pack is made essentially inaccessible to unauthorized users, thereby allowing for a battery pack...
US-8,199,468 Computer housing
A multipart computer housing is described. The multipart computer housing includes at least a clutch barrel. The clutch barrel encloses a connector assembly,...
US-8,199,249 Image capture using display device as light source
A digital image capture system and method uses a display device to illuminate a target with light for improved image capture under poor lighting conditions....
US-8,198,525 Collectively adjusting tracks using a digital audio workstation
A computer implemented method allows a user to collectively adjust tracks in a digital workstation. The method includes causing the display of at least one...
US-8,196,636 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-D661,707 Display module for an electronic device
US-D661,693 Electronic device
US-D661,649 Power adapter
US-8,196,214 Method and apparatus for securing content using encryption with embedded key in content
Method and apparatus enabled by computer (or equivalent) hardware and software for protection of content such as audio and video to be downloaded or streamed...
US-8,196,153 Method and apparatus for associating device drivers via a device tree
Techniques for associating device drivers via a device tree are described herein. In one embodiment, a device tree having a hierarchical structure is maintained...
US-8,196,043 User interface for presenting media information
A user interface and methods for using a user interface for controlling processing of time-based media files. In one exemplary method, a graphical...
US-8,195,864 Methods and apparatus for bridged data transmission and protocol translation in a high serialized data system
An apparatus for transmitting data across a high-speed serial bus includes an IEEE 802.3-compliant PHY having a GMII interface; an IEEE 1394-compliant PHY in...
US-8,195,768 Remote slide presentation
Techniques for remotely viewing a presentation are disclosed. In accordance with these techniques, a host device executing a presentation application makes a...
US-8,195,622 Method and apparatus for simplifying the decoding of data
The various methods and devices described herein relate to devices which, in at least certain embodiments, may include a method of decoding data or a data...
US-8,195,547 Method and system for payment and/or issuance of credits via a mobile device
System and method for delivering upon request credits having monetary value to a mobile device using a communications network. An account of available credit...
US-8,195,393 Analyzing and consolidating track file data
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, are disclosed for track simplification and correction. In one...
US-8,195,141 Remote control of electronic devices
A controlling device (e.g., a telephony device) can remotely control various tasks associated with a controlled device (e.g., a personal computer), including...
US-8,194,890 Detecting and processing button press events for performing electronic device operations
This is directed to processing inputs received from an input mechanism to control media playback operations and volume. The input mechanism can include a first...
US-8,194,730 Efficient use of storage in encoding and decoding video data streams
Some embodiments facilitate encoding/decoding of a frame by organizing frame data in a storage structure in a novel manner. Specifically, in a portion of the...
US-8,194,410 Printed circuit board sensor mounting and alignment
Sensors modules adapted to be mounted to a motherboard under challenging conditions by using automated manufacturing processes are disclosed. A sensor module...
US-8,194,099 Techniques for displaying digital images on a display
A method and apparatus for displaying digital images on a display is provided. A set of items from a sequence of items is displayed. The sequence of items...
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