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US-8,015,012 Data-driven global boundary optimization
Portions from segment boundary regions of a plurality of speech segments are extracted. Each segment boundary region is based on a corresponding initial unit...
US-8,014,760 Missed telephone call management for a portable multifunction device
In one aspect of the invention, a computer-implemented method is disclosed for use in conjunction with a portable electronic device with a touch screen display....
US-8,014,520 Exponentiation ladder for cryptography
Method and apparatus for data security using exponentiation. This is suitable for public key cryptography authentication and other data security applications...
US-8,014,211 Keeperless fully complementary static selection circuit
Selection circuitry for use in register files, multiplexers, and so forth is disclosed. The selection circuitry includes a plurality of local bit lines coupled...
US-8,014,142 Display window securing system
A display window assembly is mounted in the opening of a bezel of a housing, and a force is exerted against the assembly by a suitable resilient element urging...
US-8,013,874 Digital image albums
To better realize the great potential of amateur digital photography, the present invention introduces an integrated system for the acquisition, organization,...
US-8,013,872 Method and apparatus for anti-aliasing scan conversion
Methods and apparatuses for anti-aliasing scan conversion. In one aspect of the invention, an exemplary method to scan convert an image on a data processing...
US-8,013,839 Methods for determining a cursor position from a finger contact with a touch screen display
A portable device with a touch screen display detects a contact area of a finger with the touch screen display and then determines a first position associated...
US-8,013,669 Dynamic power noise event counter
An apparatus and method for detecting noise in a power supply voltage. A circuit may include a voltage generation unit coupled to receive a power supply...
US-8,013,616 Type A USB receptacle with plug detection
A modified Series A universal serial bus (USB) receptacle connector is equipped with the functionality to allow the electronic system in which it resides to be...
US-8,012,398 Housing of an electronic device formed by doubleshot injection molding
A method for forming an enclosure for enclosing internal electronic components of an electronic device is provided, which comprises: performing a first...
US-8,011,975 Power connector having protective interior cover
Circuits, methods, and apparatus that may provide protection from exposed wires or terminals when a power plug is damaged or destroyed. One example may provide...
US-8,011,970 Systems and methods for providing a trimless electronic device port
This invention is directed to systems and methods for providing a port in an electronic device housing that is electrically isolated from a conductive portion...
US-D644,658 Icon for a portion of a display screen
US-D644,641 Electronic device
US-D644,624 Electronic device
US-8,010,937 Method and apparatus for application building using build styles
A method of building several software products using build styles. The method receives target settings including definitions for several build settings for...
US-8,010,900 User interface for electronic backup
Systems and methods are provided for storing and restoring digital data. A method includes receiving, a first user input requesting that a backup interface be...
US-8,010,370 Bitrate control for perceptual coding
Techniques for generating a target digital media item based on a source digital media item are described. A digital media item may be a song, a video clip, an...
US-8,010,347 Signal decomposition, analysis and reconstruction apparatus and method
The present invention provides a system and method for representing quasi-periodic ("qp") waveforms comprising, representing a plurality of limited...
US-8,009,737 Method and apparatus for variable accuracy inter-picture timing specification for digital video encoding with...
A method and apparatus for performing motion estimation in a digital video system is disclosed. Specifically, the present invention discloses a system that...
US-8,009,736 Method and apparatus for variable accuracy inter-picture timing specification for digital video encoding with...
A method and apparatus for performing motion estimation in a digital video system is disclosed. Specifically, the present invention discloses a system that...
US-8,009,177 User interfaces for managing image colors
A computer-implemented method includes displaying multiple color bins in a user interface, each color bin representing a segment of a color spectrum, each color...
US-8,009,176 System and method for processing graphics operations with graphics processing unit
Disclosed is a system and method for processing graphic operations on a plurality of data structures of an image with a graphics processing unit and memory. The...
US-8,008,613 Light sensing device having a color sensor and a clear sensor for infrared rejection
A light sensing device has a first filter to block visible light in a light path. The light sensing device also has a first color sensor and a clear sensor, to...
US-D644,246 Icon for a portion of a display screen
US-D644,245 Icon for a portion of a display screen
US-D644,244 Icon for a portion of a display screen
US-D644,243 Icon for a portion of a display screen
US-D644,242 Icon for a portion of a display screen
US-D644,241 Icon for a portion of a display screen
US-D644,239 Graphical user interface for a display screen or portion thereof
US-D644,238 Graphical user interface for a display screen or portion thereof
US-D644,218 Electronic device with cover
US-D644,208 Dock insert
US-8,006,250 Creating an object in an object-oriented programming platform
An application programming interface is provided in an object-oriented programming platform for developing applications. A method comprises, in response to a...
US-8,006,194 Associating an object with a relevant data source
Associating an object with a relevant data source is disclosed. In some embodiments, an object pasted into a destination document is associated with a data...
US-8,006,192 Layered graphical user interface
A method of creating a graphical user interface having control(s) to direct any task through a computer system is provided. One application of the user...
US-8,006,185 Three dimensional viewer for video
A computer-implemented method of presenting digital content can include displaying several arranged in a staggered formation in a user interface, wherein at...
US-8,006,121 Systems and methods for diagnosing and fixing electronic devices
Systems and methods for reducing the cost and time required for diagnosing and fixing electronic devices are provided. A host electronic device may be...
US-8,006,020 Personal media device docking station having an accessory device detector
Systems and methods include a circuit for detecting the insertion of a component into a docking station, e.g., an audio plug. When the component is inserted...
US-8,006,019 Method and system for transferring stored data between a media player and an accessory
Techniques for transferring stored data between a media player and an accessory. In one set of embodiments, one of the media player and the accessory can obtain...
US-8,006,002 Methods and systems for automatic configuration of peripherals
Peripherals and data processing systems are disclosed which can be configured to interact based upon sensor data. In one embodiment, a peripheral, which is...
US-8,005,864 Index aging and merging
Systems and methods for processing an index are described. An index may be merged with another index of comparable age and size into a single index. Since older...
US-8,005,139 Encoding with visual masking
Some embodiments of the invention encode a sequence of video images based on "visual masking" attributes of the video images and/or portions of the video...
US-8,004,529 Processing an animation file to provide an animated icon
A method for processing an animation file to provide an animated icon to an instant messaging environment is presented. An animation file is reformatted to...
US-8,004,525 Displaying interconnects having an appearance indicating data characteristics
A method for determining a depth ordering between two planes in a 3D workspace of an application is provided. The method includes projecting vectors from a...
US-8,004,500 Switched capacitor projection scan multi-touch sensor array
A touch sensor panel can be constructed on a single surface of a substrate as a plurality of distributed RC lines arranged in rows and columns. Each distributed...
US-8,004,493 Methods and systems for providing sensory information to devices and peripherals
Peripherals and data processing systems are disclosed which can be configured to interact based upon sensor data. In at least certain embodiments, a method for...
US-8,004,113 Methods and apparatuses for operating devices with solar power
Solar power tracking techniques are described herein. In one aspect of the invention, a solar power tracking apparatus includes, but is not limited to, a...
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