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US-8,140,418 Cardholder-not-present authorization
There is provided a method and system for real-time authorization of cardholder-not-present transactions. An authorization request application may be...
US-8,140,116 Duplex audio for mobile communication device and accessory
Duplex audio is provided for a mobile communication device and an accessory. In some embodiments, the accessory can selectably operate in a duplex audio mode,...
US-8,139,349 Display housing for computing device
An improved housing for a computing device is disclosed. The improved housing can have one or more of the following aspects. A first aspect of the invention...
US-8,138,977 Antennas for handheld electronic devices
Handheld electronic devices are provided that contain wireless communications circuitry. The wireless communications circuitry may include antenna structures....
US-8,138,896 Tactile feedback in an electronic device
An electronic device for providing tactile feedback is provided. The electronic device may provide tactile feedback using any suitable approach, including for...
US-8,138,869 Accessory device with magnetic attachment
A magnetic attachment mechanism and method is described. The magnetic attachment mechanism can be used to releasably attach at least two objects together in a...
US-8,138,687 Multicolor lighting system
A system for displaying multiple colors individually or in combination with one another. The system may emit red, green and blue light from light emitting...
US-D656,240 Building
US-D656,159 Media device
US-D656,158 Media device
US-D656,123 Media device
US-8,136,040 Audio variance for multiple windows
Systems and methods for varying the audio of multiple windows on a personal computer are provided. The windows may overlap in various configurations. These...
US-8,135,891 Method and system for transferring button status information between a media player and an accessory
A method, system, and connector interface for transferring status information between a media player and an accessory. The method includes determining, by the...
US-8,135,865 Synchronization and transfer of digital media items
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, for synchronizing and transferring digital media items. One or more media items are...
US-8,135,769 Synchronization improvements
Synchronization architectures, methods, systems, and computer readable media are described. In one embodiment, a synchronization session is initiated between a...
US-8,135,758 Customizable, dynamic and on-demand database-informer for relational databases
Techniques for displaying information associated with a database are disclosed. A database-informer displays information (or additional information) about...
US-8,135,727 Methods and systems for managing data
Methods and systems for processing data, including metadata and an index database. In one exemplary method, a first folder, representing a first search query,...
US-8,135,577 Braille support
Methods and apparatuses to provide improved Braille support are described herein. A connection to a Braille device is received, and a Braille caption panel that...
US-8,135,392 Managing notification service connections and displaying icon badges
A method and apparatus to manage notification service connections. In one embodiment of the invention, a mobile device schedules a notification service...
US-8,135,389 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-8,135,344 Method for using bluetooth module to process non-bluetooth signals
An electronic device having a communications module with a first set of data rates can be enabled to use the communications module to process signals received...
US-8,135,261 Insertion and usage of metadata in digital video
Some embodiments provide a method of capturing digital video. According to this method, the digital video is received at a first rate. The received digital...
US-8,134,874 Dynamic leakage control for memory arrays
A memory circuit is disclosed that comprises a plurality of memory cells coupled to a virtual voltage rail. The plurality of memory cells may form, for example,...
US-8,134,561 System for optimizing graphics operations
Disclosed is a system for producing images including techniques for reducing the memory and processing power required for such operations. The system provides...
US-8,134,389 Programmable frequency divider
A clock divider and method of operating the same. In various embodiments, the clock divider may be configured to divide clock frequencies by both even and odd...
US-8,134,387 Self-gating synchronizer
A synchronizer circuit for transferring data from a source clock domain to a target clock domain. A first latch in the target clock domain may capture a data...
US-8,134,356 Operating an integrated circuit at a minimum supply voltage
In one embodiment, an integrated circuit comprises at least one measurement unit configured to generate an output indicative of a supply voltage at which the...
US-8,134,336 Method and system for charging a series battery
Some embodiments of the present invention provide a system for charging a series battery, wherein the series battery is comprised of a set of banks which are...
US-8,132,293 Portable computer clutch structures
A portable computer is provided that has a housing. Upper and lower portions of the housing may be joined using a hinge. A clutch mechanism may be associated...
US-D655,721 Electronic device
US-D655,720 Electronic device
US-D655,704 Electronic device
US-D655,703 Computing device
US-D655,688 Electronic device
US-8,132,197 Mounting objects on a turntable
The embodiments herein describe an apparatus and method for a reduced Z stack slot loading optical disc drive (ODD). In one embodiment, an optical disc mounting...
US-8,132,152 Extending a scripting language to provide an object hierarchy
Generating programmatically a pointer to a super implementation of a method in a programming language that is not a class-based object-oriented programming...
US-8,131,979 Check-hazard instructions for processing vectors
The described embodiments provide a system that determines data dependencies between two vector memory operations or two memory operations that use vectors of...
US-8,131,946 Converting victim writeback to a fill
In one embodiment, a processor may be configured to write ECC granular stores into the data cache, while non-ECC granular stores may be merged with cache data...
US-8,131,917 Storing a driver for controlling a memory
Systems and techniques for accessing a memory, such as a NAND or NOR flash memory, involve storing an operating application for a computing device in a first...
US-8,131,889 Command queue for peripheral component
In an embodiment, a peripheral component configured to control an external interface of an integrated circuit. For example, the peripheral component may be a...
US-8,131,775 Methods and systems for managing data
Systems and methods for managing data, such as metadata or indexes of content of files. In one exemplary method, notifications to update a metadata database or...
US-8,131,674 Methods and systems for managing data
Systems and methods for managing data, such as metadata or index databases. In one exemplary method, a notification that an existing file has been modified or...
US-8,131,645 System and method for processing media gifts
Various techniques are provided for the gifting between multiple electronic devices of media content provided by an online digital media provider. An offer and...
US-8,131,322 Enabling speaker phone mode of a portable voice communications device having a built-in camera
Apparatuses and methods of using a speaker phone mode of a portable voice communications device having a built-in camera are described herein. In one...
US-8,131,315 Wireless electronic device with multimode audio amplifier
An electronic device such as a handheld electronic device may include wireless communications circuitry. The wireless communications circuitry may include a...
US-8,131,216 Data format conversion for electronic devices
Format converters and methods of performing data format conversion are provided. The format converters may convert compressed data into a different compressed...
US-8,131,100 Representing high-resolution media content in a lower resolution system
Representing high-resolution media content in a lower resolution system is disclosed. For a first portion of a high-resolution media content which is associated...
US-8,130,834 Method and system for video encoding using a variable number of B frames
An effective method for dynamically selecting the number of I, P and B frames during video coding is proposed. Short-term look-ahead analysis of a video...
US-8,130,790 Digital communications system with variable-bandwidth traffic channels
Electronic devices and equipment may communicate over a wired communications path. The wired communications path may include one or more wires and may be...
US-8,130,572 Low power memory array column redundancy mechanism
A low power memory array column redundancy mechanism includes a memory unit having a memory array and a multiplexer unit. The memory array includes a plurality...
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