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US-8,275,910 Source packet bridge
A communication function between ports on a node that does not require a common time base to be distributed across the network is disclosed. A data stream...
US-8,275,666 User supplied and refined tags
Managing online content via user supplied and/or refined tagging is disclosed. In some embodiments, a selection of an item available from an online store is...
US-8,275,424 System and method for controlling a wireless device
A method is provided for controlling operation of a wireless device, including: receiving an initial incoming signal from a remote device in a first operational...
US-8,275,352 Location-based emergency information
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, for location-based emergency information. A current geographic location of a device is...
US-8,274,880 Systems and methods for OFDM channelization
Systems and methods for OFDM channelization are provided that allow for the co-existence of sub-band channels and diversity channels. Methods of defining...
US-8,274,583 Radially-based chroma noise reduction for cameras
A system, apparatus, computer readable medium, and method for radially-dependent noise reduction in image capturing devices involving an edge-preserving blur...
US-8,274,536 Smart keyboard management for a multifunction device with a touch screen display
A method is performed at a multifunction device with a touch screen display. The method includes displaying a text entry interface with a soft keyboard in a...
US-8,274,520 Facilitating caching in an image-processing system
Embodiments of the present invention provide a system for performing caching in an image-processing system. The system starts by receiving a filtering query for...
US-8,274,492 Integrated in-plane switching
This relates to adding multi-touch functionality to a display without the need of a separate multi-touch panel or layer overlaying the display. Instead,...
US-8,274,479 Gimballed scroll wheel
An input device that includes both a movement detector, such as mechanical switch, and positional indicator, such as touch pad touch screen, and/or touch...
US-D667,843 Display screen or portion thereof with icon
US-D667,840 Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
US-D667,836 Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
US-D667,835 Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
US-D667,834 Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
US-8,272,048 Restriction of program process capabilities
This document describes systems and methods for restricting program process capabilities. In some implementations, the capabilities are restricted by limiting...
US-8,271,872 Composite audio waveforms with precision alignment guides
A technique for aligning a plurality of media clips is provided. One or more intra-clip points of interest (POIs) are identified in at least a first media clip....
US-8,271,832 Non-faulting and first-faulting instructions for processing vectors
The described embodiments include a processor that handles faults during execution of a vector instruction. The processor starts by receiving a vector...
US-8,271,812 Hardware automatic performance state transitions in system on processor sleep and wake events
In an embodiment, a power management unit (PMU) may automatically transition (in hardware) the performance states of one or more performance domains in a...
US-8,271,705 Dual key electronic connector
A connector interface system for a communication device is disclosed. The interface includes a docking connector. The docking connector includes first make/last...
US-8,271,670 Method and apparatus for media data transmission
Methods and apparatuses for processing media data transmitted in a data communication medium. A digital processing system is provided with a time related...
US-8,271,470 Auto-activation of fonts
A method and an apparatus that search for font data associated with an electronic document in a system in response to a font request are described. A font...
US-8,271,445 Storage, organization and searching of data stored on a storage medium
Methods and apparatuses for storing, organizing and searching files stored in a storage device. Backup files may be stored in snapshot-dependent and/or...
US-8,271,114 Protocol for remote user interface for portable media device
Remote user interfaces for portable media devices provided improved access by accessories to media assets and metadata stored in a database of a portable media...
US-8,271,038 Wireless adapter for media player system
A media player system is disclosed. One aspect of the media player system pertains to a docking station that allows a media player to communicate with other...
US-8,270,935 Method and system for prolonging emergency calls
Some embodiments of the present invention provide a system that processes a phone call. During operation, the system connects the phone call from a mobile phone...
US-8,270,915 Antenna and button assembly for wireless devices
An antenna and button assembly is provided for a compact portable wireless device such as a wireless headset for a handheld electronic device. An antenna...
US-8,270,914 Bezel gap antennas
Electronic devices are provided that contain wireless communications circuitry. The wireless communications circuitry may include radio-frequency transceiver...
US-8,270,809 Previewing effects applicable to digital media content
Systems and apparatus are described to perform methods including receiving input to apply attributes that represent modifications to appearance of content of...
US-8,270,656 Removable ear tip for earphone
An earphone or a removable component for use with an earphone are disclosed. As an example, the removable component can be an ear tip. According to one aspect,...
US-8,270,630 Automatic and dynamic noise cancellation for microphone-speaker combinations
An audio host device has a headset electrical interface in which a reference contact is shared by a microphone and a speaker. A variable or programmable gain...
US-8,270,547 Channel estimation method and system for inter-carrier interference-limited wireless communication network
A method and system for wireless communication channel estimation. A frequency offset hypothesis is determined. An interchannel interference ("ICI") matrix...
US-8,270,498 Dynamic dithering for video compression
A method and device for dithering video from a decoder. The method and device provide: selecting a segment of video frames from the video; computing a noise map...
US-8,270,246 Optimized selection of memory chips in multi-chips memory devices
A method includes accepting a definition of a type of multi-unit memory device (28) including a set of memory units (24), each having a respective nominal...
US-8,269,816 Video encoding in a video conference
Some embodiments provide an architecture for establishing multi-participant video conferences. This architecture has a central distributor that receives video...
US-8,269,780 Batching graphics operations with time stamp tracking
A method and an apparatus for updating graphics resource usage according to a stream of graphics commands atomically submitted to a graphics processing unit...
US-8,269,763 Continuous random access points
Techniques for providing a refresh of a scene are disclosed. In some embodiments, a scene is divided into a plurality of fragments, and successive fragments...
US-8,269,727 Irregular input identification
Techniques for identifying irregular objects in contact with, or in close proximity to, a touch-surface are described. An irregularity measure is determined...
US-8,269,677 Dual-band cavity-backed antenna for integrated desktop computer
An electronic device may have a housing with conductive housing walls. A dielectric antenna window may be formed in an opening in one of the conductive housing...
US-8,269,675 Antennas for electronic devices with conductive housing
An electronic device may be provided with a conductive housing. The conductive housing may be formed from a metal. Slots may be formed in the housing. The slots...
US-8,269,674 Electronic device antenna
Antennas for electronic devices such as portable computers are provided. An antenna may have a dipole structure in which one antenna element serves as a...
US-8,269,453 Battery charging system for mobile and accessory device
Various embodiments of the present invention are directed at a method and system for recharging batteries for wireless electronic devices. According to one...
US-8,269,094 System and method to generate and manipulate string-instrument chord grids in a digital audio workstation
A system and method that enables a user to generate and manipulate string-instrument chord grids in a digital audio workstation. The system and method for...
US-8,269,093 Method for creating a beat-synchronized media mix
Methods for beat synchronization between media assets are described. In one embodiment, beat synchronized media mixes can be automatically created. By way of...
US-8,267,727 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-D667,462 Electronic device
US-D667,461 Electronic device
US-D667,404 Electronic device
US-D667,387 Media device
US-8,266,538 Remote access to layer and 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...
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