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US-7,783,589 Inverted index processing
Systems and methods for improving indexing are described. In one exemplary method, a 2-level table is used to improve performance when searching an index. A...
US-7,783,070 Cable adapter for a 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-7,782,337 Multi-conic gradient generation
Disclosed herein is a technique for computing a complex gradient using multiple conics. In connection with a computer system having a graphics processing unit...
US-7,782,317 Depth ordering of planes and displaying interconnects having an appearance indicating data characteristics
A method for determining a depth ordering between two planes in a 3D workspace of an application is provided. The method includes projecting vectors from a...
US-7,782,307 Maintaining activity after contact liftoff or touchdown
Apparatus and methods are disclosed for simultaneously tracking multiple finger and palm contacts as hands approach, touch, and slide across a proximity-sensing,...
US-7,781,018 Method of making vapor deposited oxygen-scavenging particles
This invention discloses a method of making an oxygen scavenging particle comprised of an activating component and an oxidizable component wherein one component...
US-7,780,869 Water activated oxygen scavenging composition
An efficient oxygen scavenging composition for use in film forming polymers is disclosed wherein the oxygen scavenging composition comprises an oxidizable metal...
US-7,780,478 Apparatus and methods for connecting two electrical devices together
Methods and apparatus are provided for connecting together two audio components that have different size connectors and/or a different configuration of...
US-D622,283 Graphical user interface for a display screen or portion thereof
US-D622,270 Electronic device
US-D622,261 Media player
US-7,779,372 Clock gater with test features and low setup time
A clock gater circuit comprises a plurality of transistors having source-drain connections forming a stack between a first node and a supply node. A given...
US-7,779,357 Audio user interface for computing devices
An audio user interface that generates audio prompts that help a user interact with a user interface of a computing device is disclosed. The audio prompts can...
US-7,779,208 Prefetch unit
In one embodiment, a processor comprises a prefetch unit coupled to a data cache. The prefetch unit is configured to concurrently maintain a plurality of...
US-7,779,185 Communication between a media player and an accessory using a protocol with multiple lingoes
An interface and protocol allow a media player to communicate with external accessories over a transport link. The protocol includes a core protocol...
US-7,778,971 Synchronization methods and systems
Connection architectures, methods, systems and computer readable media are described. In one exemplary embodiment, a computer readable medium comprises a first...
US-7,778,823 Pre-processing individual audio items in a media project in order to improve real-time processing of the media...
Some embodiments of the invention provide a method of processing audio data while creating a media presentation. The media presentation includes several audio...
US-7,778,819 Method and apparatus for predicting word prominence in speech synthesis
A method and apparatus is provided for generating speech that sounds more natural. Determining whether information in a current sentence is new or previously...
US-7,778,015 Microperforated and backlit displays having alternative display capabilities
A visual display having microperforations, backlighting and contrasting surface finishes is disclosed. The visual display includes an opaque base object having a...
US-7,777,760 Display color correcting system
A display color-correcting system is provided. Color response values are measured that go into the vertices of polyhedra in a cubic color output space of the...
US-7,777,755 Display device calibration system
A display device calibration system is provided. The overall color response of a display family is characterized, and the idiosyncratic color response...
US-7,777,732 Multi-event input system
Multi-event input systems, methods, and devices for use in connection with touch-sensitive electronic devices are disclosed. In accordance with certain...
US-7,775,825 Cable connector assembly having strain relief member for cable
A cable connector assembly (100) in accordance with the present invention includes a housing (1), a terminal (2), a sleeve (5), and a strain relief member (7)....
US-7,775,567 Magnetic latching mechanism
A magnetic latch for a display of a laptop computer uses magnetic attraction to maintain the display closed and uses magnetic repelling forces to pop-up the...
US-D621,849 Animated graphical user interfaces for a display screen or portion thereof
US-D621,848 Animated graphical user interface for a display screen or portion thereof
US-D621,845 Graphical user interface for a display screen or portion thereof
US-D621,844 Graphical user interface for a display screen or portion thereof
US-D621,841 Computer
US-D621,830 Computer
US-D621,825 Portable computer
US-D621,824 Portable computer
US-7,774,790 Event logging and performance analysis system for applications
An event logging and analysis mechanism which creates an event object for event of an application to be logged. The event logging mechanism logs into the event...
US-7,774,774 Software setup system
Methods and apparatuses for automatic system setup. At least one embodiment of the present invention stores the setup configuration information (e.g., in files...
US-7,774,746 Generating a format translator
Generating code is disclosed. A specification of one or more translation patterns is received. The one or more translation patterns are used to generate at least...
US-7,774,708 Graphical user interface with improved media presentation
Improved graphical user interfaces and techniques for providing remote media content to users are disclosed. According to one aspect, an application window...
US-7,774,326 Methods and systems for managing data
Methods and systems for processing data, including metadata and an index database. In one exemplary method, a first folder, representing a first search query, is...
US-7,774,320 Verifying integrity of file system data structures
Systems, methods, computer program products, and means are provided for verifying the integrity of data structures. A system includes a first data structure, a...
US-7,774,077 Sequence grabber for audio content
An audio context object gathers multiple channels of audio data from an audio device and stores each channel of data separately in a ring buffer. Clients of the...
US-7,773,371 Computer controlled display device
The present invention is a computer controlled display device. In one embodiment, the display device includes a flat panel display having an input for receiving...
US-7,773,209 Method and apparatus for parts manipulation, inspection, and replacement
Improved method and apparatus for machine vision. One embodiment provides automated imaging and analysis, optionally including Scheimpflug's condition on the...
US-7,773,139 Image sensor with photosensitive thin film transistors
An image sensor array includes image sensors having photo TFTs to generate photocurrent in response to received images. The photo TFTs each have their respective...
US-7,773,127 System and method for RAW image processing
An automated RAW image processing method and system are disclosed. A RAW image and metadata related to the RAW image are obtained from a digital camera or other...
US-7,773,041 Antenna system
An antenna system includes a dielectrically-loaded loop element electromagnetically coupled to a planar element. The antenna system exhibits uniform, broadband...
US-7,773,038 Electronic devices with antenna sensors
Electronic devices may be provided with sensors for determining the presence and position of extendable and removable antennas. The antennas may extend by...
US-7,773,022 Operating NAND cells using multiple levels for each data value
A system and method, including computer software, for storing digital information uses multiple NAND flash memory cells. Each memory cell is adapted to receive...
US-7,772,818 Method and apparatus for measuring an average output current of a switching regulator using...
One embodiment of the present invention provides an apparatus that measures the average-output-current produced by a switching regulator within an electronic...
US-7,771,240 Systems and methods for providing a trimless electronic device port
This invention is directed to systems and methods for providing a port in an electronic device housing that is electrically isolated from a conductive portion of...
US-D621,414 User interface for computer display
US-D621,412 User interface for computer display
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