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US-7,860,324 Video coding system providing separate coding chains for dynamically selected small-size or full-size playback
Embodiments of the present invention provide a coding system that codes data according to a pair of coding chains. A first coding chain generates coded video...
US-7,860,256 Artificial-reverberation generating device
An artificial-reverberation generating device comprises in one embodiment a convolution engine in association with an impulse-response synthesizer. The...
US-7,859,908 Iterative memory cell charging based on reference cell value
Systems and methods, including computer software for writing to a memory device include applying charge to each of multiple memory cells for storage of a...
US-7,859,543 Displaying images
Displaying an image is described. A method for displaying an image includes determining, for each of multiple images, metric associated with the image. The...
US-7,859,521 Integrated touch screen
Displays with touch sensing circuitry integrated into the display pixel stackup are provided. Circuit elements, such as touch signal lines, such as drive lines...
US-D629,799 Electronic device
US-D629,789 Media device
US-D629,786 Electronic device
US-D629,752 Magnetic connector
US-7,856,605 Method, system, and graphical user interface for positioning an insertion marker in a touch screen display
An insertion marker that is displayed on a touch screen may be moved by a user via an insertion marker placement aid. The insertion marker placement aid is...
US-7,856,602 Updatable menu items
A menu is displayed within a graphical user interface. The menu of one exemplary embodiment includes a plurality of selectable menu items within the menu. One of...
US-7,856,564 Techniques for preserving media play mode information on media devices during power cycling
An improved portable media device and methods for operating a media device are disclosed. According to one aspect, the portable media device has the capability...
US-7,856,479 Method and apparatus for filtering email
A method and apparatus for filtering messages comprising determining a first semantic anchor corresponding to a first group of messages, for example, legitimate...
US-7,856,424 User interface for backup management
Systems and methods for providing a user interface including earlier versions of data. In one implementation, computer program product is provided. The computer...
US-7,856,059 Determining the number of unidirectional and bidirectional motion compensated frames to be encoded for a video...
Methods for processing a set of successive video frames in two passes to determine the number of bidirectional (B) and unidirectional (P) motion compensated...
US-7,856,054 Scene change identification during encoding of compressed video
A video encoder identifies scene changes during the encoding of video sequences based on the distribution of macroblock types within each image. Once an image is...
US-7,855,718 Multi-touch input discrimination
Techniques for identifying and discriminating between different input patterns to a multi-touch touch-screen device are described. By way of example, large...
US-7,854,633 Low profile plug receptacle
A low profile receptacle plug receptacle is disclosed. The low profile plug receptacle which may have a housing with a partially circular opening that is...
US-D629,419 User interface for computer display
US-D629,412 User interface for computer display
US-D629,396 Ear piece
US-7,853,972 Media preview user interface
A menu having menu items is arranged in an interface environment. A first abstraction is arranged proximate to the menu, the first abstraction being based on a...
US-7,853,893 Graphical user interface for browsing, searching and presenting classical works
Improved graphical user interfaces suitable for reviewing, browsing, previewing and/or purchasing media items are also disclosed. The methods and graphical user...
US-7,853,891 Method and apparatus for displaying a window for a user interface
Methods and apparatuses to display windows. In more than one embodiments of the invention, a window is closed automatically (e.g., after a timer expires, or when...
US-7,853,817 Power management independent of CPU hardware support
A system including power savings modes, the system including a processor that supports bus semantics in its hardware for a power state of a first level, wherein...
US-7,853,813 Anticipatory power management for battery-powered electronic device
Methods and apparatus for managing power consumption of a battery-powered electronic device are disclosed. According to one embodiment, power management can take...
US-7,853,746 Interface system for enabling data communication between a multi-communication device and other devices
A connector interface system for a communication device is disclosed. The interface includes a docking connector. The docking connector includes first make/last...
US-7,853,649 Audio processing for improved user experience
Methods and systems that facilitate enhanced media capabilities for electronic devices. The enhanced media capabilities enable electronic devices to provide...
US-7,853,567 Conflict resolution in recovery of electronic data
Systems and methods are provided for resolving conflicts. In one implementation, a method relating to modifying a view in a user interface is provided. The...
US-7,853,566 Navigation of electronic backups
Systems and methods for navigating within snapshots are provided. In one implementation a method is provided. The method includes receiving, while a current view...
US-7,853,253 System and method of regulating data traffic between a client device and a server
A system, method, and computer-readable medium for regulating data traffic between a client device and a server. The system determines whether a transmission of...
US-7,852,916 Efficient use of storage in encoding and decoding video data streams
Some embodiments facilitate encoding/decoding of a frame by organizing frame data in a storage structure in a novel manner. Specifically, in a portion of the...
US-7,852,690 Multi-chip package for a flash memory
An electronic system includes a flash memory die having multiple flash memory cells. Each flash memory cell is operable to store at least four bits of data. A...
US-7,852,674 Dynamic cell bit resolution
A system and method, including computer software, is used to write to a flash memory device that includes multiple memory cells. One or more of the memory cells...
US-7,852,417 Light sensitive display
A light sensitive display.
US-7,852,353 Encoding a transparency (alpha) channel in a video bitstream
Disclosed herein is a technique for delimiting the alpha channel at the NAL layer in codecs like H.264 to facilitate the optional nature of the alpha channel. In...
US-7,852,325 RF pulse synchronization for data acquisition operations
Data acquisition from a touch-surface input unit may be disrupted during the generation of radio frequency ("RF") pulses. To mitigate this problem, touch-surface...
US-7,852,046 Power source switchover apparatus and method
An apparatus for switching from a first power supply to a second power supply. Such an apparatus may determine which of the first and second power supplies has a...
US-7,850,378 Webbed keyboard assembly
A keyboard assembly configured for converting keystroke activation into electrical signals. The keyboard assembly includes a plurality of key caps, each of the...
US-D628,799 Cover
US-7,849,414 Edge anti-aliasing
Techniques for anti-aliasing of graphical objects. A graphical object to be displayed on a display image may be modified to include a border region at least...
US-7,849,365 Method for reducing host device to electronic device communication errors
This invention is directed to allowing an electronic device with a failed file system to dynamically direct a host device to reformat it, by making the storage...
US-7,849,302 Direct boot arrangement using a NAND flash memory
Systems and processes for booting a device can be implemented by detecting a reset signal associated with the device and retrieving a predetermined page of data...
US-7,849,169 Providing a reliable operating system for clients of a net-booted environment
A method and apparatus are provided for supplying a reliable and maintainable operating system in a net-booted environment. According to one embodiment, a...
US-7,849,141 Training a computer storage system for automatic filing of data using graphical representations of storage...
A method, apparatus, and signal-bearing medium that files data in a destination based on one or more criteria. In various embodiments, the data may be email,...
US-7,849,035 Method and apparatus for organizing information in a computer system
A method and apparatus for organizing information in a computer filing system. The method and apparatus include the creation of a pile comprising a collection of...
US-7,848,955 On-line media store that supports pre-ordering of digital media assets
Techniques to facilitate pre-ordering of digital media assets from an on-line media store are disclosed. A user of the on-line media store can view advance...
US-7,848,954 On-line media store that supports pre-ordering of digital media assets
Techniques to facilitate pre-ordering of digital media assets from an on-line media store are disclosed. A user of the on-line media store can view advance...
US-7,848,825 Master/slave mode for sensor processing devices
A computer system having two or more controllers operating in a Master/Slave configuration is disclosed. In one embodiment, the computer system includes: a...
US-7,848,527 Dynamic power management in a portable media delivery system
A consumer electronic product (e.g., a portable media player ported to a media delivery accessory) is powered by a limited capacity DC power source (such as a...
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