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US-8,021,183 Cold headed electric plug arm
This is directed to a power adapter plug arm manufactured from a single piece of material. The plug arm can include a plug operative to extend into a wall...
US-8,020,762 Techniques and systems for supporting podcasting
Improved podcasts and techniques that facilitate their use are disclosed. The improved techniques can pertain to creating, publishing, hosting, accessing,...
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US-8,020,149 System and method for mitigating repeated crashes of an application resulting from supplemental code
Provided is a method for mitigating the effects of an application which crashes as the result of supplemental code (e.g., plug-in), particularly a plug-in from...
US-8,020,105 Unified user interface for instant messaging and email
The present invention relates to a unified user interface for instant messaging and electronic mail. In one aspect, a single user interface is provided to allow...
US-8,020,100 Fast creation of video segments
A computer-implemented method can include displaying, within a user interface in a digital media system, a media pane, and a project pane, displaying, within...
US-8,020,075 Channel quality index feedback reduction for broadband systems
A system and methodology are disclosed for exploiting channel correlation in time and/or frequency to reduce CQI feedback in wireless communications systems. By...
US-8,019,977 Generating predicate values during vector processing
A method for performing parallel operations in a computer system when one or more memory hazards may be present, which may be implemented by a processor, is...
US-8,019,976 Memory-hazard detection and avoidance instructions for vector processing
A processor that is configured to perform parallel operations in a computer system where one or more memory hazards may be present is described. An instruction...
US-8,019,725 Software update management
A software update method permits a local software update server to act as a update source for client computer systems in its local network. The local update...
US-8,019,096 Electronic device and external equipment with configurable audio path circuitry
Electronic devices and accessories such as headsets for electronic devices are provided. A microphone may be included in an accessory to capture sound for an...
US-8,018,994 Selecting encoding types and predictive modes for encoding video data
In some embodiments, a method of determining encoding type and predictive mode(s) selections for a macroblock of a video frame is provided. In some embodiments,...
US-8,018,579 Three-dimensional imaging and display system
A three-dimensional imaging and display system is provided in which user input is optically detected in an imaging volume by measuring the path length of an...
US-8,018,465 Optimizing the execution of media processing routines using a list of routine identifiers
Methods for analyzing a list of routine identifiers to optimize processing of routines identified in the list. Some embodiments execute a set of routines in...
US-8,018,389 Methods and apparatus for improving the performance of an electronic device having one or more antennas
An electronic device comprising a first conductive unit and a second conductive unit disposed such that a gap exists between the first component and the second...
US-D645,037 Handheld portable computing device
US-8,015,492 Icon label placement in a graphical user interface
To improve the art of graphical user interfaces, the present invention introduces a system that displays iconic resource representations having a salient...
US-8,015,356 Fast hit override
In one embodiment, a cache comprises a tag memory and a comparator. The tag memory is configured to store tags of cache blocks stored in the cache, and is...
US-8,015,237 Processing of metadata content and media content received by a media distribution system
The disclosed embodiments relate generally to the submission of metadata content and media content to a media distribution system. The media content can...
US-8,015,230 Fast modular zero sum and ones sum determination
In one embodiment, a state determiner comprises a plurality of logic circuits and a second logic circuit. Each logic circuit corresponds to a respective bit...
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...
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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...
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