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US-7,903,115 Animations
At least certain embodiments of the present disclosure include a method for animating a display region, windows, or views displayed on a display of a device. The...
US-7,902,475 Flushness shims
A media player according to the invention is provided. The media player may include a scroll wheel and a housing including a retention ledge. The retention ledge...
US-7,902,474 Button assembly with inverted dome switch
A portable electronic device may have an inverted dome switch assembly. The switch assembly may have an inverted dome that has a base and a conductive underside....
US-7,901,216 Magnetic connector for electronic device
An electrical plug and receptacle relying on magnetic force to maintain contact are disclosed. The plug and receptacle can be used as part of a power adapter for...
US-D633,908 Electronic device
US-D633,907 Computing device
US-7,900,215 Method and apparatus for providing inter-application accessibility
Methods and apparatuses for providing inter-application accessibility. Embodiments of the present invention provide a framework independent, introspective,...
US-7,900,156 Activating virtual keys of a touch-screen virtual keyboard
A method of operating a touch screen to activate one of a plurality of virtual keys is provided. A touch location is determined based on location data pertaining...
US-7,900,149 Methods and systems for editing of web pages in an application capable of displaying web page content
Editing of blocks of web page content from within an integrated application capable of displaying a web page. An algorithm based on both the element and the...
US-7,900,131 Determining when a file contains a feed
Techniques for detecting, managing, and presenting syndication XML (feeds) are disclosed. In one embodiment, a web browser automatically determines that a web...
US-7,900,074 Method and apparatus for quickly reanimating devices from hibernation
A system that causes a computing device to enter a hibernation mode. During operation, the system creates a hibernation image for the computing device by...
US-7,899,952 Change notification in USB devices
A method of notifying clients of a change in a USB including a first client requesting notification of a first change in the USB, detecting the first change in...
US-7,899,941 Displayport I.sup.2C speed control
Circuits, methods, and apparatus that allow a DisplayPort compatible host device to control data transactions over an I.sup.2C bus when communicating with a...
US-7,899,923 Method and apparatus for waking up a sleeping system
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that wakes up a sleeping target system located on a target LAN (Local Area Network) from a remote...
US-7,899,826 Semantic reconstruction
Determining a semantic relationship is disclosed. Source content is received. Cluster analysis is performed at least in part by using at least a portion of the...
US-7,899,714 Online purchase of digital media bundles
Techniques for interacting with an online media store to obtain a media asset bundle, such as a digital boxset, are disclosed. These techniques involve, for...
US-7,899,677 Adapting masking thresholds for encoding a low frequency transient signal in audio data
An improved audio coding technique encodes audio having a low frequency transient signal, using a long block, but with a set of adapted masking thresholds. Upon...
US-7,899,442 Multimedia data transfer for a personal communication device
In a portable multimedia device, data is passed between a sender and receiver unit by way of voice channel only. Multimedia data is vocalized and then forwarded...
US-7,899,170 Multi-participant conference setup
Some embodiments provide an architecture for establishing a multi-participant conference. This architecture has one participant's computer in the conference act...
US-7,898,554 Asymmetric two-pass graphics scaling
A method and an apparatus for determining an up scale factor and a down scale factor according to a scale factor received from a graphics application program...
US-7,898,485 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-7,898,397 Selectively adjustable icons for assisting users of an electronic device
Systems and methods for providing selectively adjustable icons to assist users of an electronic device are provided. Icons can be selectively adjusted to assist...
US-7,896,981 Nitriding stainless steel for consumer electronic products
A cost effective system, method and apparatus adapted to provide a nitride layer on stainless steel used for the manufacture of consumer electronic products. In...
US-7,896,702 Compact power adapter
A compact power adapter is disclosed. In one embodiment, a compact power adapter is facilitated by improved approaches to construct and assemble the power...
US-D633,498 Keyboard
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...
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