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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,...
US-7,880,733 Light sensitive display
A light sensitive display.
US-7,880,729 Center button isolation ring
Selection button isolation arrangements for use with electronic devices are presented including: a selection pad forming a substantially planar surface disposed...
US-7,880,678 Removable antennas for electronic devices
A removable antenna is provided for an electronic device such as a laptop computer. An antenna resonating element is mounted within the antenna. Magnetic...
US-7,880,591 Consumer abuse detection system and method
A technique is provided for detecting whether consumer abuse has occurred in an electronic device. In accordance with this technique, a system is provided for...
US-7,880,475 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-7,880,131 Invisible, light-transmissive display system
An invisible, light-transmissive display system with a light resistant material is provided. Substantially invisible, tapered, light-transmissive holes are...
US-7,880,106 Switch assembly constructions
Electronic devices are provided with switch assembly input components that can have adhesives adhered to the side and/or bottom surfaces of support plates for...
US-7,878,840 Universal serial bus plug and receptacle coupling arrangements
A Universal Serial Bus socket-equipped arrangement (USB-SEA) configured for mating with a Universal Serial Bus (USB) plug having a plug metal housing and an...
US-7,878,326 Packaging
Packaging for an article of manufacture, which includes a base with a ledge formed on its interior, a holder disposed within the base for holding an item, and a...
US-D631,665 Mascara brush
US-7,877,738 Speculative compilation
The invention is a method and apparatus for use in developing a program. More particularly, a method and apparatus for compiling a source code program during...
US-7,877,707 Detecting and interpreting real-world and security gestures on touch and hover sensitive devices
"Real-world" gestures such as hand or finger movements/orientations that are generally recognized to mean certain things (e.g., an "OK" hand signal generally...
US-7,877,631 Detection of system battery errors
In an example embodiment, a method is provided to identify an error associated with a system battery. This system battery is operably associated with a computing...
US-7,877,532 Communication between an accessory and a media player with multiple lingoes and lingo version information
An interface and protocol allow a media player to communicate with external accessories over a transport link. The protocol includes a core protocol...
US-7,877,356 Retaining intermediate states of shared groups of objects and notification of changes to shared groups of objects
A method of sharing a group of one or more objects between a plurality of users, the method comprising providing the group of one or more objects to each user;...
US-7,876,870 Data streaming for non-DMA digital computing devices
High-speed data streams are exchanged between two digital computing devices one or both of which lacks DMA. Data transfers are performed by the devices using...
US-7,876,677 Transmission control protocol queue sorting
A device that queues and transmits data packets is described. This device includes: a queue configured to store data packets awaiting transmission; a controller...
US-7,876,311 Detection of low noise frequencies for multiple frequency sensor panel stimulation
The identification of low noise stimulation frequencies for detecting and localizing touch events on a touch sensor panel is disclosed. Each of a plurality of...
US-7,876,310 Far-field input identification
Techniques for identifying an object in close proximity to, but not in contact with, a multi-touch touch-screen device are described. By way of example, a cheek...
US-7,876,274 Wireless handheld electronic device
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-7,874,021 High tactility glove system
This invention is directed to a glove system for operating an electronic device. The glove system may include an inner liner and an outer shell. The liner may be...
US-D631,468 Docking station
US-RE42,064 Force feedback computer input and output device with coordinated haptic elements
.[.A set of haptic elements (haptels) are arranged in a grid. Each haptel is a haptic feedback device with linear motion and a touchable surface substantially...
US-7,873,917 Locking relationships among parameters in computer programs
Some embodiments provide a method for locking in a mathematical relationship between a set of at least two parameters in a computer program. The method selects a...
US-7,873,916 Color labeling in a graphical user interface
A method for providing visual cues to a user of a graphical user interface (GUI) for a computer system is disclosed. The visual cues indicate a relationship with...
US-7,873,912 Process and system for providing a reduced set of fields associated with a report layout
The present invention provides methods and apparatus for presenting fields associated with a report format suitable for displaying data associated with a...
US-7,873,910 Configuration bar for lauching layer for accessing user interface elements
A user-activatable dashboard (also referred to as a unified interest layer) contains any number of user interface elements, referred to herein as "widgets," for...
US-7,873,849 Motion sensor data processing using various power management modes
Systems and methods for processing motion sensor data using various power management modes of an electronic device are provided. Power may be provided to a...
US-7,873,784 Method and apparatus for evaluating and improving disk access time in a raid system
Techniques for improving access time in data storage systems are disclosed. These techniques can be used to prevent undesirable access delays that are often...
US-7,873,771 Smart dock for chaining accessories
A system for communicating between an accessory and an electronic device includes a first interface, a second interface, and a docking station. The first...
US-7,873,762 Digital phase relationship lock loop
In one embodiment, an apparatus comprises a first clocked storage device operable in a first clock domain corresponding to a first clock signal. The first...
US-7,873,630 Methods and systems for managing data
Systems and methods for managing data, such as metadata or index databases. In one exemplary method, a notification that an existing file has been modified or...
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