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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...
US-7,813,697 Power efficient high speed communication systems and methods
Systems and methods for utilizing multiple wireless communication protocols are provided. In one embodiment, the portable device includes circuitry for providing...
US-7,813,140 Methods and systems for filtering signals
The present invention describes methods for enhancing the performance of two-capacitor low-pass filters. In certain embodiments of the invention, the capacitors...
US-7,812,828 Ellipse fitting for multi-touch surfaces
Apparatus and methods are disclosed for simultaneously tracking multiple finger and palm contacts as hands approach, touch, and slide across a proximity-sensing,...
US-7,812,827 Simultaneous sensing arrangement
Multi-touch touch-sensing devices and methods are described herein. The touch sensing devices can include multiple sense points, each located at a crossing of a...
US-7,812,826 Portable electronic device with multi-touch input
A portable communication device with multi-touch input detects one or more multi-touch contacts and motions and performs one or more operations on an object...
US-7,810,355 Full perimeter chemical strengthening of substrates
Methods and apparatus for protecting the thin films during chemical and/or thermal edge strengthening treatment. In one embodiment, a portion of each individual...
US-D625,310 Keyboard
US-D625,293 Dock insert
US-D625,292 Dock insert
US-D625,291 Stand
US-7,810,047 List item layouts system and method
A method of displaying list items is provided that includes defining a plurality of list items, defining a plurality of layouts, and linking each list item to a...
US-7,809,949 Configuration of a computing device in a secure manner
In accordance with a broad aspect, a method is provided to securely configure a computing device. A configuration indication is received into the computing...
US-7,809,937 Method and apparatus for enabling a computer system
A system and method for utilizing generic computer operating system software for computer hardware systems designed subsequent to the operating system software....
US-7,809,893 Method and apparatus for refetching data
Methods and apparatus for refetching data to store in a cache are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, a method includes identifying a...
US-7,809,688 Managing backup of content
Systems and methods for generating incremental backups are provided. In one implementation a method is provided. The method includes receiving, while a current...
US-7,809,687 Searching a backup archive
Systems and methods are provided for searching. In one implementation, a method is provided. A current view of a search application is displayed in a user...
US-7,809,682 Data synchronization between multiple devices
The present invention comprises a method of data synchronization between multiple devices by, in one embodiment, classifying one device to be a primary device...
US-7,809,207 Pre-processing method and system for data reduction of video sequences and bit rate reduction of compressed...
Methods for pre-processing video sequences prior to compression to provide data reduction of the video sequence. Also, after compression of the pre-processed...
US-7,808,521 Multimedia conference recording and manipulation interface
A technique is provided for recording and manipulating a multimedia conference. For example, an audio and/or video conference is conducted via computer and the...
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