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US-7,921,187 Newsreader for mobile device
Providing information to a mobile device can include receiving a translation request from a mobile device, wherein the translation request includes a resource...
US-7,920,134 Periodic sensor autocalibration and emulation by varying stimulus level
The automatic calibration of a sensor panel is disclosed by varying the amplitude of an input stimulus Vstim to simulate a full-touch condition and calibrating...
US-7,920,131 Keystroke tactility arrangement on a smooth touch surface
Disclosed are four arrangements for providing tactility on a touch surface keyboard. One approach is to provide tactile feedback mechanisms, such as dots, bars,...
US-7,920,129 Double-sided touch-sensitive panel with shield and drive combined layer
A multi-touch capacitive touch sensor panel can be created using a substrate with column and row traces formed on either side of the substrate. To shield the...
US-7,918,689 Reduced size multi-pin male plug connector
Receptacle connectors and male plug connectors having a reduced size in at least one direction can be provided. One example reduces height by not including a...
US-7,918,019 Method for fabricating thin touch sensor panels
A method for fabricating thin DITO or SITO touch sensor panels with a thickness less than a minimum thickness tolerance of existing manufacturing equipment. In...
US-D635,566 Electronic device
US-D635,455 Packaging
US-7,917,892 User interface driven by dynamic state changes
A method for responding to changes to properties of component instances is disclosed. A routine, that is to be informed of changes that occur to a particular...
US-7,917,861 User interface elements cloning and transitions
Systems and methods of displaying a user interface in a portable electronic device are provided. In one embodiment, a method includes creating a first clone and...
US-7,917,846 Web clip using anchoring
Methods, computer program products, systems and data structures for generating a signature for a portion or portions of a content source are described. The...
US-7,917,796 Method and apparatus for the generation and control of clock signals
Methods and apparatuses for the dynamic configuring of profiles used for the control of the frequency of clock signals. At least one embodiment of the present...
US-7,917,784 Methods and systems for power management in a data processing system
Methods and systems for managing power consumption in data processing systems are described. In one embodiment, a data processing system includes a general...
US-7,917,678 Method and apparatus for frame buffer management
Methods and apparatuses for dynamic virtual frame buffer management. At least one embodiment of the present invention dynamically enables or disables the use of...
US-7,917,661 Wireless home and office appliance management and integration
The present invention provides systems and methods for managing and controlling networked devices. A system comprises a host application executing on, for...
US-7,917,516 Updating an inverted index
Systems and methods for processing an index are described. To insure that the most updated index is available without having to update the index after every...
US-7,917,360 Echo avoidance in audio time stretching
A transient echo can be avoided during time stretching of a digital audio signal by detecting a transient in a frame of a digital audio signal, identifying...
US-7,917,358 Transient detection by power weighted average
A transient in a digital audio signal can be detected by generating a first set of spectral characteristics associated with a first portion of the digital audio...
US-7,916,963 Method and apparatus for an intuitive digital image processing system that enhances digital images
The present invention introduces an intuitive system for digital processing. The system of the present invention allows a user to enhance digital images that...
US-7,916,941 Methods and apparatuses for restoring color and enhancing electronic images
Methods and apparatuses for color image restoration and enhancement. In at least one embodiment, color signals for individual channels of an image (e.g., red,...
US-7,916,467 Methods and apparatuses for docking a portable electronic device that has a planar like configuration and that...
A docking system is disclosed. The docking system includes a portable electronic device capable of operating in multiple orientations including vertical and...
US-7,916,126 Bottom-up watershed dataflow method and region-specific segmentation based on historic data to identify patches...
The application of a watershed algorithm to pixels and their touch values obtained from a scan of a touch sensor panel to determine patches corresponding to...
US-7,916,089 Antenna isolation for portable electronic devices
Portable electronic devices are provided with wireless circuitry that includes antennas and antenna isolation elements. The antennas may include antennas that...
US-7,915,987 Acoustic noise reduction in power supply inductors
Embodiments of the present invention provide an apparatus that reduces an audible noise produced in a power supply. The apparatus includes: (1) a housing; (2) an...
US-7,915,920 Low latency, power-down safe level shifter
In one embodiment, an apparatus comprises a circuit supplied by a first supply voltage during use, the circuit having at least a first input signal; and a level...
US-7,915,910 Dynamic voltage and frequency management
In one embodiment, an integrated circuit includes a self calibration unit configured to iterate a test on a logic circuit in the integrated circuit at...
US-7,914,320 Cable connector assembly with sticky film
A cable connector assembly (100) includes an insulative housing (2), a plurality of contacts (3) received in the insulative housing, a cable (7) electrically...
US-D635,256 Medical inspection device
US-D635,123 Electronic device
US-7,913,297 Pairing of wireless devices using a wired medium
Techniques that facilitate pairing of wireless devices with other wireless devices are disclosed. According to one aspect, a pair of wireless devices can be...
US-7,913,186 Combined menu-list control element in a graphical user interface
A control element for use in a graphical user interface, which combines the display features of the list box element and the pop-up menu element into a single...
US-7,913,032 Initiating memory wear leveling
Systems and processes may use a host and an external host. The host may be a portable device that includes a memory, a memory controller, and a communication...
US-7,912,994 Reducing connection time for mass storage class peripheral by internally prefetching file data into local cache...
Techniques for reducing mount time for a peripheral device connected to an external host device are presented. In some implementations, when a connection is...
US-7,912,964 Method and apparatus for refactoring a graph in a graphical programming language
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that refactors a port of a node in a graph, wherein the node has one or more input ports and one or...
US-7,912,962 Invitation to bind to a device
A server device sends a list of account holders together with an invitation to bind to the server. A client device can decide to present the invitation to a user...
US-7,912,828 Pattern searching methods and apparatuses
A computer-based method for identifying patterns in computer text using structures defining types of patterns which are to be identified, wherein a structure...
US-7,912,730 Universal container for audio data
Storing audio data encoded in any of a plurality of different audio encoding formats is enabled by parametrically defining the underlying format in which the...
US-7,912,501 Audio I/O headset plug and plug detection circuitry
A single prong, multiple signal conducting plug and plug detection circuitry is provided. The plug may be electrically coupled to a stereo headset including a...
US-7,912,349 Validating frame dependency information
The operation of a video playback application supporting display of an encoded video may be validated using a special-purpose video decoder. The decoder compares...
US-7,912,337 Spatial and temporal alignment of video sequences
Some embodiments allow a video editor to spatially and temporally align two or more video sequences into a single video sequence. As used in this application, a...
US-7,912,317 Estimating and removing lens distortion from scenes
Some embodiments provide a method of editing images with distortion caused by a camera lens. The method identifies a set of geometries on a set of images taken...
US-7,911,834 Analog interface for a flash memory die
A flash disk controller includes an input operable to receive analog signals from a flash memory die. The flash memory die includes multiple flash memory cells....
US-7,911,780 Methods and apparatus for cooling electronic devices through user interfaces
An electronic device can be provided with a user interface component and a cooling component contained within a housing. The housing may include at least one...
US-7,911,771 Electronic device with a metal-ceramic composite component
An electronic device is disclosed. The electronic device may include a first component. The electronic device may also include a metal-ceramic composite...
US-7,911,565 Display that emits circularly-polarized light
One embodiment of the present invention provides a display that emits circularly-polarized light. This display includes a display mechanism that emits...
US-7,911,472 System for reducing the number of programs necessary to render an image
Disclosed is as system for reducing memory and computational requirements of graphics operations. The system provides techniques for combining otherwise...
US-7,911,397 Antennas for electronic devices
A removable antenna and a resilient antenna are provided for an electronic device such as a laptop computer. An antenna resonating element is mounted within the...
US-7,911,387 Handheld electronic device antennas
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-7,911,339 Shoe wear-out sensor, body-bar sensing system, unitless activity assessment and associated methods
A shoe wear out sensor (100,210,310) includes at least one detector (104,312) for sensing a physical metric that changes as a sole of a shoe wears out, a...
US-7,910,843 Compact input device
Compact input devices formed on flexible substrates are disclosed. The input devices may be formed using three or more conducting layers. By including three or...
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