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US-7,830,395 Virtualization of graphics resources
Graphics resources are virtualized through an interface between graphics hardware and graphics clients. The interface allocates the graphics resources across...
US-7,830,394 Virtualization of graphics resources
Graphics resources are virtualized through an interface between graphics hardware and graphics clients. The interface allocates the graphics resources across...
US-D626,941 Dock insert
US-D626,940 Docking station
US-RE41,922 Method and apparatus for providing translucent images on a computer display
A method and apparatus is described for producing a translucent image over a base image created on the display screen of a computer system by a selected first...
US-7,827,568 Integration of structural and cosmetic bezel having a disk guide for a slot loading optical drive
An optical drive bezel assembly for coupling to an optical drive. The optical drive bezel assembly includes a functional bezel having a first opening to receive...
US-7,827,552 System and method for performing context checks
A system and method is described which provides for context checking of an operating environment. A context manager controls the execution of context checks...
US-7,827,489 Edit to tape
A method and apparatus is described that allows edited media to be recorded to a sequential storage device. An edited time based stream of information of a...
US-7,827,458 Packet loss error recovery
A method, apparatus, system, and signal-bearing medium that in an embodiment detect that a first packet is not received, add a place holder for the first packet...
US-7,827,440 Re-synchronizing corrupted data
The subject matter of this specification can be embodied in, among other things, a method that includes identifying and restoring corrupted data stored, for...
US-7,827,358 Memory management methods and systems
A method and an apparatus for determining a usage level of a memory device to notify a running application to perform memory reduction operations selected based...
US-7,827,259 Method and system for configurable automatic media selection
Techniques for repeatedly selecting and presenting media items at a media device are disclosed. In one embodiment, media items are automatically (or dynamically)...
US-7,827,162 Media package format for submission to a media distribution system
The disclosed embodiments relate generally to the submission of media content to a media distribution system and the generation of media items from the media...
US-7,826,528 Method and apparatus for variable accuracy inter-picture timing specification for digital video encoding
A method and apparatus for variable accuracy inter-picture timing specification for digital video encoding is disclosed. Specifically, the present invention...
US-7,826,318 Method and system for allowing a media player to transfer digital audio to an accessory
Digital audio can be transferred between a portable media player and an accessory. In one embodiment, an interface protocol is used to determine the sample rate...
US-7,825,891 Dynamic backlight control system
Embodiments are provided herein which may be utilized to eliminate stray light emissions from an LED while ambient light is being sensed. As such, dynamic...
US-7,825,820 Security using electronic devices
Systems and methods for providing security to a user of an electronic device are provided. An electronic device can be configured to enter a prevention mode in...
US-D626,552 Electronic device
US-D626,530 Electronic device
US-7,823,214 Accessory authentication for electronic devices
Improved techniques to control utilization of accessory devices with electronic devices are disclosed. The improved techniques can use cryptographic approaches...
US-7,823,054 Snapback user interface for accessing different document pages directly without going through intermediate pages
A user interface and methods for accessing document presentations are described herein. In one aspect of the invention, an exemplary method of the invention...
US-7,822,922 Accessing data storage systems without waiting for read errors
Improved techniques for accessing data storage systems are disclosed. These techniques detect, correct and prevent undesirable access delays experienced in...
US-7,822,898 Method and apparatus for border node behavior on a full-duplex bus
A method and apparatus relating to the behavior of border nodes within a high performance serial bus system is disclosed.A method for determining and...
US-7,822,713 Method of managing a calendar and a computer system for implementing that method
Methods, systems and machine readable media for operating a calendar in a data processing system. In one exemplary method of managing a calendar, which contains...
US-7,822,118 Method and apparatus for control of rate-distortion tradeoff by mode selection in video encoders
A Method And Apparatus For Control of Rate-Distortion Tradeoff by Mode Selection in Video Encoders is Disclosed. The system of the present invention first...
US-7,821,574 Method and apparatus for synchronizing audio and video streams
Some embodiments of the invention provide a method for synchronizing an audio stream with a video stream. This method involves searching in the audio stream for...
US-7,821,474 Rendering luminance levels of a high dynamic range display
Systems, methods, and computer software for use in driving a high dynamic range display involve generating table entries of luminance levels for a high dynamic...
US-7,819,685 Board connector
A card connector that allows a card to be at least partially coplanar with a logic board is described herein. A system having a card at least partially coplanar...
US-D626,142 User interface for computer display
US-D626,134 Graphical user interface for a display screen or portion thereof
US-D626,116 Dock insert
US-RE41,899 System for ranking the relevance of information objects accessed by computer users
Information presented to a user via an information access system is ranked according to a prediction of the likely degree of relevance to the user's interests. A...
US-7,818,755 Window server event taps
Methods, devices and an associated application programming interface are described that permits a user to register event tap routines ("ETRs") with an...
US-7,818,659 News feed viewer
Techniques for presenting and managing syndication XML (feeds) are disclosed. In one embodiment, a user can modify how a feed is displayed, such as which content...
US-7,818,029 Wireless communications circuitry with antenna sharing capabilities for handheld electronic devices
Handheld electronic devices are provided that contain wireless communications circuitry. The wireless communications circuitry may have first and second...
US-7,817,180 Video processing in a multi-participant video conference
Some embodiments provide an architecture for establishing multi-participant video conferences. This architecture has a central distributor that receives video...
US-7,817,166 Stereo windowing system with translucent window support
An operating system level windowing system provides for the reliable display of multiple translucent windows. Incorporating stereo object processing within the...
US-7,816,811 Portable power source to provide power to an electronic device via an interface
A portable power source is configured for use with an electronic device. The portable power source cooperates and communicates with the electronic device via a...
US-7,816,008 Compartmentalized resin pellets
This invention discloses a process and a necessary article to simultaneously thermally treat at least two thermoplastics. The process utilizes the necessary...
US-D625,733 Graphical user interface for a display screen or portion thereof
US-D625,717 Electronic device
US-D625,716 Electronic device
US-7,814,492 System for managing resources partitions having resource and partition definitions, and assigning a named job...
Systems and methods for resource management are provided. In one implementation a computing system is provided. The computing system includes a controller having...
US-7,814,432 Method and system for image rendering including polymorphic image data in a graphical user interface
A method and system are provided for developing images for use in a graphical user interface. In one implementation, the method includes displaying a graphical...
US-7,814,304 Switching drivers between processors
Systems, methods, and computer software for operating a device can be used to operate the device in multiple modes. The device can be operated in a first...
US-7,814,231 Method of synchronizing between three or more devices
Hitherto synchronization of a number of devices has involved a large number of comparison steps between actual data or changes in data. Such comparison has...
US-7,814,163 Text-based communication control for personal communication device
Systems, devices, and methods are provided for enabling a user to control the content of text-based messages sent to or received from an administered device. In...
US-7,814,055 Method of managing a calendar and a computer system for implementing that method
The current invention is about methods, systems and machine readable media for operating a calendar in a data processing system. In one exemplary method of...
US-7,813,825 Multiband dynamic range control graphical interface
A graphical user interface is provided for dynamic gain control that allows a user to view and adjust multiple frequency bands and multiple controllers using a...
US-7,813,715 Automated pairing of wireless accessories with host devices
Techniques that facilitate pairing of wireless accessory devices with wireless host devices are disclosed. Advantageously, the improved techniques permit pairing...
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