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Method and apparatus for providing link-local IPv4 addressing across
multiple interfaces of a network node
Embodiments of the present invention provide link-local IPv4 addressing across multiple interfaces of a network-node. During operation, the network-node...
Shifting reference values to account for voltage sag
A system and method, including software implemented techniques, can be used to adjust for sag in stored data values. Charge is applied to multiple memory cells,...
Electronic device with conductive housing and near field antenna
An electronic device such as a computer monitor is provided that has an antenna that supports near field communications. The electronic device may have a...
Simulating several instruments using a single virtual instrument
A media application for providing outputs (e.g., audio outputs) in response to inputs received from an input device is provided. The media application may...
Music synchronization arrangement
The invention generally pertains to a hand-held computing device. More particularly, the invention pertains to a computing device that is capable of controlling...
Methods and systems for providing real-time feedback for karaoke
Systems and methods for providing real-time feedback to karaoke users are provided. The systems and methods for providing users with real-time feedback while...
Multi-point transaction system
Computer implemented systems and methods for conducting transactions are disclosed. In one exemplary embodiment, a method includes receiving transaction...
Automatic execution flow ordering
A computer-implemented method and apparatus for programming a computing apparatus are disclosed. The method is a computer-implemented method for use in a...
Non-blocking address switch with shallow per agent queues
In one embodiment, a switch is configured to be coupled to an interconnect. The switch comprises a plurality of storage locations and an arbiter control circuit...
Synchronized transmission of audio and video data from a computer to a
client via an interface
A method for controlling data transmission between a computer and a video client via an interface, the method comprising: the computer polling the interface a...
Methods and systems for managing data
Systems and methods for managing data, such as metadata. In one exemplary method, metadata from files created by several different software applications are...
Method and apparatus for color correction of color devices for various
Methods and apparatuses for color correction of color device for various operating conditions. In at least one embodiment of the present invention, operating...
Partial display updates in a windowing system using a programmable
graphics processing unit
Techniques to generate partial display updates in a buffered window system in which arbitrary visual effects are permitted to any one or more windows (e.g.,...
Techniques for encoding data based at least in part upon an awareness of the decoding complexity of the encoded data and the ability of a target decoder to...
Methods and apparatus are provided for manufacturing a portable electronic device that does not cause yield loss or premature failure due a connector shell...
Laminated display window and device incorporating same
A laminated window assembly for a device, such as a handheld electronic device (e.g., a media player or mobile telephone), includes a window layer that...
Portable multifunction device, method, and graphical user interface for
translating displayed content
A computer-implemented method, for use in conjunction with a portable multifunction device with a touch screen display, comprises displaying a portion of page...
Multimedia control center
Techniques and systems for centralized access to multimedia content stored on or available to a computing device are disclosed. The centralized access can be...
Context sensitive delimiter insertion when adding references
Context sensitive delimiter insertion when adding references is disclosed. In some embodiments, a plurality of indications of selections of a cell or cell range...
Control of electronic devices based on capability descriptions
Methods, systems, apparatuses, and computer readable media for controlling one or more electronic devices are described. According to one described aspect, an...
Management of podcasts
Improved techniques that facilitate the use of podcasts are disclosed. The improved techniques can pertain to publishing, hosting, accessing, subscribing,...
Persistent state database for operating system services
A database is used to store user interface state information. The database is accessed by a key having a service ID field, a caller ID field, and a caller...
Cover glass to housing interface system
A display cover to housing interface system includes a display screen fronted by a display cover having front and obverse faces and a distal edge between the...
Battery connector structures for electronic devices
A portable computer is provided that has a housing. A removable battery may provide power to the portable computer. A connector on the battery may mate with a...
A small form-factor, high performance connector is disclosed. This connector is intended for use with high bandwidth digital video, implementing differential...
Method of displaying an audio and/or video signal in a graphical user
The present invention relates to a method of manipulating an audio and/or video signal in a graphical user interface (GUI). An audio and/or video signal...
Replaying memory operation assigned a load/store buffer entry occupied by
store operation processed beyond...
In one embodiment, a processor comprises a retire unit and a load/store unit coupled thereto. The retire unit is configured to retire a first store memory...
Dynamic adjustments of video streams
A method and apparatus for the dynamic adjustments of video streams sent from a server to a client is provided. Using both short term and long term thinning...
Submission of metadata content and media content to a media distribution
The disclosed embodiments relate generally to the submission of metadata content and media content to a media distribution system. The media content can...
Method and apparatus for inverse discrete cosine transform
A method of implementing a two-dimensional Inverse Discrete Cosine Transform on a block of input data. The method includes 1) generating a performance array for...
Trusted index structure in a network environment
Methods and apparatuses of a trusted index structure in a network environment. In one embodiment, a data processing system includes a master device and at least...
Pulsed control of camera flash
Input from a user is received, to take a picture. A camera flash is signaled to produce multiple flash pulses during a single shutter cycle of the picture. The...
Stiffening plate for circuit board and switch assembly
This invention is directed to a support plate for reinforcing a portion of a circuit board. The support plate may be coupled to a portion of the circuit board...
Method and apparatus for distributing a thermal interface material
Embodiments of the present invention provide a system for distributing a thermal interface material. The system includes: an integrated circuit chip; a heat...
Antennas for compact portable wireless devices
Compact portable wireless devices and antennas for compact portable wireless devices are provided. The compact portable wireless device may be part of a piece...
Receiver to match delay for single ended and differential signals
In one embodiment, a receiver circuit is provide that may receive either a differential input or a single-ended input corresponding to an interface. The...
Side cured light-transmissive display system
An invisible, light-transmissive display system with a light resistant material is provided. The light resistant material has a first side and a second side....
Display device control based on integrated ambient light detection and
lighting source characteristics
Systems and methods are provided for a display device including one or more methods for modifying the display brightness by automatically adapting to ambient...
Custom content gift cards
There is provided a customized gift card and methods for customizing the gift card with buyer-selected downloadable content. A buyer may associate pre-purchased...
Top contact layout board in an electrical system
Top contact layout board in an electrical system
Mobile telephone terminal with improved utility
A mobile communication terminal includes timer for detecting the time of an incoming call, a caller number registration table for storing caller numbers, answer...
Scrolling list with floating adjacent index symbols
Movement of a user's point of contact with a touch-sensitive display is determined. In response to the movement, a list of information items on the...
Mode activated scrolling
A computer implemented method for changing between a cursor control mode and a scroll control mode. The cursor control mode allowing a user to move a cursor on...
Media management for groups of media items
Improved techniques to utilize and manage a group of media items (or media assets) on a computing device are disclosed. The group of media items can be utilized...
Using a calculation expression to define and control access rights for
records in a database
Techniques for providing limited access to data stored in records of databases are disclosed. The techniques can be implemented in a database program operating...
Method and system for providing word recommendations for text input
Word recommendations are provided in response to text input. For a particular text input, possible word recommendations are identified based on the characters...