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US-D633,493 Electronic device
US-D633,476 Stand
US-D633,470 Media player
US-D633,388 Packaging
US-7,895,661 Method and system for secure network-based distribution of content
A method and system for network-based distribution of content are disclosed. The distribution of content is not only secure but also controlled. The security...
US-7,895,533 Interactive image thumbnails
A computer-implemented method displaying, within a user interface, a view pane having a vertical direction and a horizontal direction, displaying, within the...
US-7,895,378 Method and system for allowing a media player to transfer digital audio to an accessory
A method and system for allowing a media player to transfer digital audio to an accessory is disclosed. The method and system comprises sending a play command to...
US-7,895,279 Threaded presentation of electronic mail
A threaded list of e-mail messages is provided by checking each received message against previous messages to determine whether the new message is associated...
US-7,895,252 Single-channel convolution in a vector processing computer system
A system and method for performing convolution in a single channel of a vector processing computer system takes advantage of the parallel computing capability of...
US-7,895,045 Bitrate constrained variable bitrate audio encoding
A hybrid audio encoding technique incorporates both ABR, or CBR, and VBR encoding modes. For each audio coding block, after a VBR quantization loop meets the NMR...
US-7,894,641 Method and apparatus for acquiring and organizing ink information in pen-aware computer systems
An ink manager running at a computer system receives ink information entered at a pen-based input/display device and accumulates the ink information into ink...
US-7,894,185 Cold-drawn housing for electronic device
A primary outer housing component for an electronic device formed via a cold-drawing process is disclosed. The electronic device can include internal operational...
US-7,894,177 Light activated hold switch
An automatic hold switch is disclosed. The automatic hold switch provides a means for automatically switching a hold feature on and off. When the hold feature is...
US-7,893,975 System and method for processing images using predetermined tone reproduction curves
An automated RAW image processing method and system are disclosed. A RAW image and metadata related to the RAW image are obtained from a digital camera or other...
US-7,893,883 Handheld electronic devices with isolated antennas
Handheld electronic devices are provided that contain wireless communications circuitry having at least first and second antennas. An antenna isolation element...
US-7,892,041 Audio jack with a tube with an opening with a conductive dimple to contact an audio plug
A constraint mechanism for receiving an audio plug in an electronic device is provided. The constraint mechanism may include a conductive tube operative to...
US-7,891,103 Magnetometer accuracy and use
A parameter related to the Earth's magnetic field can be used to determine accuracy of a magnetometer of a mobile device. In one aspect, a first instance of a...
US-D633,093 Keyboard
US-D633,092 Electronic device
US-D633,091 Electronic device
US-D633,090 Electronic device
US-D633,087 Portable computer
US-7,890,783 Method and system for discovering a power source on a peripheral bus
Improved techniques to recognize a power source on a peripheral bus and/or determine power available from the power source via the peripheral bus are disclosed....
US-7,890,778 Power-off methods for portable electronic devices
In some embodiments of the invention, a graphical user interface in an electronic device with a touch screen display and power switch includes one or more...
US-7,889,792 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 sequence...
US-7,889,497 Highly portable media device
An improved portable media device and methods for operating a media device are disclosed. According to one aspect, the portable media device can also function as...
US-7,889,212 Magnifying visual information using a center-based loupe
A method and apparatus for magnifying selected portions of visual information on a screen is provided. In response to receiving first user input, displaying,...
US-7,889,185 Method, system, and graphical user interface for activating hyperlinks
Methods, systems, and graphical user interfaces for activating hyperlinks are disclosed. In one embodiment, a portable electronic device: displays content on a...
US-7,889,184 Method, system and graphical user interface for displaying hyperlink information
Methods, systems, and graphical user interfaces for displaying hyperlink information are disclosed. In one embodiment, a portable electronic device with a touch...
US-7,889,139 Handheld electronic device with cable grounding
A handheld electronic device may be provided that contains a conductive housing and other conductive elements. The conductive elements may form an antenna ground...
US-7,886,573 Mounted shock sensor
This application is directed to a shock sensor mounted in an electronic device. The shock sensor includes both active and passive shock detection methods that...
US-7,886,264 Automatic conversion for disparate data types
A computer-implemented method and an apparatus for use in a computing programming environment are disclosed. The method includes: receiving a plurality of user...
US-7,886,235 Interactive document summarization
A real-time interactive document summarization system which allows the user to continuously control the amount of detail to be included in a document summary.
US-7,886,072 Network-assisted remote media listening
Improved approaches for media listening amongst different users are disclosed. For example, methods, systems or computer program code can enable users to have a...
US-7,885,654 Dynamic carrier selection
Systems, methods, computer software for providing access to wireless communication services are provided. The invention, in one embodiment, can involve storing a...
US-7,885,460 Method and apparatus for color correction
A graphical user interface for performing color correction and methods for implementing the color correction are disclosed. The graphical user interface allows a...
US-7,885,338 Decoding interdependent frames of a video for display
A module may provide codec-independent services including determining frame display order, frame dependency sets, and queuing the dependency frames in advance so...
US-7,884,834 In-context paint stroke characteristic adjustment
In-context paint stroke characteristic adjustment, in which a first user input selecting a path of a paint stroke rendered on a display is received, an anchor...
US-7,884,741 For externally clocked digital audio input, determining a valid clock and muting audio during synchronization
Methods and apparatus for determining the existence of an external clock over a digital input port on a computer. In one embodiment, the external clock is...
US-7,884,315 Invisible, light-transmissive display system
An invisible, light-transmissive display system with a light resistant material is provided. Substantially invisible holes penetrate through at least a portion...
US-D632,261 Connector
US-7,882,450 Interactive document summarization
A real-time interactive document summarization system which allows the user to continuously control the amount of detail to be included in a document summary.
US-7,882,159 Associative references in a garbage collected programming environment
Associative references in a garbage collected programming environment is disclosed. An indication that an object is not reachable from any root object. The...
US-7,881,603 Dichroic aperture for electronic imaging device
A dichroic filter that for use with an electronic imaging device, such as a camera. The dichroic filter is located in the main imaging lens, and may permit all...
US-7,881,564 Image scaling arrangement
Methods and system for transferring images between devices are disclosed. For example, differently scaled images by a host device may automatically and/or...
US-7,881,235 Mixed media conferencing
Multiple users participate in a conference while taking maximum advantage of hardware and bandwidth capabilities of each participant. Each user's system makes...
US-7,881,167 Systems and methods of shock recovery in writable optical disc systems
Data recovery methods for use with a writable disc system having a writable media are presented including: detecting a write disruption in response to a shock...
US-7,881,108 Maintenance operations for multi-level data storage cells
Systems and methods, including computer software, for reading data from a flash memory cell involve detecting voltages from a group of memory cells. The group of...
US-7,880,819 Light sensitive display
A light sensitive display.
US-7,880,748 Audio view using 3-dimensional plot
Techniques for editing signal data using a three-dimensional visual representation of the signal data are provided. According to one embodiment of the invention,...
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