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US-D607,198 Electronic device holder
US-7,640,497 Transforming a hierarchical data structure according to requirements specified in a transformation template
Method for transforming an input data structure to an output data structure according to requirements specified in a transformation template. The method includes...
US-7,640,440 Method and apparatus for facilitating device hibernation
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that enables a computing device to save additional power by entering a "hibernation mode," wherein the...
US-7,640,305 Filtering of data
A method, apparatus, and signal-bearing medium that filter data based on a criteria. In an embodiment, the criteria may be related to filtering out unwanted or...
US-7,639,746 Hybrid voltage/current-mode transmission line driver
A system that transmits signals through a communication channel. During operation, the system receives a sequence of bits for transmission through the...
US-7,639,542 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-7,639,531 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-7,639,187 Button antenna for handheld devices
Antennas, handheld electronic devices containing antennas, and methods for using antennas and handheld electronic devices are provided. A handheld device may...
US-7,638,717 Can spring housing contact
An electromagnetic interference (EMI) shield is provided. The EMI shield may include a frame and a cover operative to be placed over the frame. The cover may...
US-D607,005 Icon for a portion of a display screen
US-D607,003 Graphical user interface for a display screen or portion thereof
US-D607,001 Icon for a portion of a display screen
US-D606,989 Portable computer
US-D606,988 Portable computer
US-D606,968 Electronic device
US-D606,967 Electronic device
US-D606,966 Electronic device
US-D606,965 Electronic device
US-D606,964 Electronic device
US-D606,751 Cover
US-7,636,889 Controlling behavior of elements in a display environment
In one implementation, a computer program product, encoded on a computer-readable medium, is provided. The computer program product is operable to cause a data...
US-7,636,489 Blur computation algorithm
Disclosed herein is an improved blur computation algorithm. The proposed algorithm accomplishes a blur of an image using fragment programs on a GPU....
US-7,636,446 State machine enabling auto-recovery of short-circuited class D audio amplifiers
Methods and apparatus for enabling auto-recovery of a digital audio amplifier after a short-circuit are disclosed. In accordance with one embodiment, a...
US-7,636,244 Computer enclosure
A computing device having an improved enclosure arrangement is disclosed. One aspect of the enclosure pertains to enclosure parts that are structurally bonded...
US-7,636,090 Apparatus and method for storing a movie within a movie
A hierarchical movie is provided. A hierarchical movie is a movie that contains one or more embedded movies. Embedded movies may themselves contain embedded...
US-7,635,280 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-D606,518 Dock insert
US-RE41,053 Socket connector having a flexible internal barrier to prevent incorrect insertion of smaller sized plugs
An improved socket connector has flexible interior barriers to prevent incorrect insertion of smaller sized plugs, where a flexible internal barrier is formed on...
US-7,634,605 Method and system for transferring stored data between a media player and an accessory
A method, system and connector interface for transferring stored data between a media player and an accessory is disclosed. The method and system comprises...
US-7,634,587 I/O descriptor cache for bus mastering I/O controllers
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that includes an I/O descriptor cache that is accessed by a bus mastering I/O controller. The I/O...
US-7,634,413 Bitrate constrained variable bitrate audio encoding
A hybrid audio encoding technique incorporates both ABR, or CBR, and VBR encoding modes. For each audio coding block, after a VBR quantization loop meets the NMR...
US-7,634,263 Remote control of electronic devices
A controlling device (e.g., a telephony device) can remotely control various tasks associated with a controlled device (e.g., a personal computer), including the...
US-7,633,076 Automated response to and sensing of user activity in portable devices
The various methods and devices described herein relate to devices which, in at least certain embodiments, may include one or more sensors for providing data...
US-7,633,015 Conforming, electro-magnetic interference reducing cover for circuit components
An electronic circuit component is provided with shielding for electro-magnetic interference ("EMI") by covering at least part of the component with a layer of...
US-7,632,146 Backward compatible connector system
Various embodiments of connectors and connector assemblies provide modified structural features to meet evolving industrial design requirements while maintaining...
US-7,632,114 Interface connecter between media player and other electronic devices
An interface connector is disclosed. The connector enables a compact communication link between a media player and a CPU configured so that the interface enables...
US-D606,040 Media device
US-7,631,320 Method and apparatus for improved interaction with an application program according to data types and actions...
A method and apparatus for performing actions while selecting objects on a user interface display. A user may select a first item in an area of a display...
US-7,631,277 System and method for integrating media objects
System and method for integrating media objects for viewing on and manipulation via a computing device such as a personal computer. The system and method may be...
US-7,631,119 Techniques for providing audio for synchronized playback by multiple devices
An audio system communicates with an aggregate device that includes multiple audio devices. When providing audio data for playback, the system compensates for...
US-7,630,971 Methods and systems for managing data
Systems and methods for managing data, such as metadata. In one exemplary method, metadata from files created by several different software applications are...
US-7,630,880 Japanese virtual dictionary
Methods for converting a source character string to a target character string are described herein. In one aspect of the invention, an exemplary method includes...
US-7,630,707 Wireless communication out of range indication
With respect to a wireless network, an out of range warning provides an estimate of an amount of time remaining until a wireless device is out of range of the...
US-7,629,984 Method and apparatus for image acquisition, organization, manipulation and publication
To better realize the great potential of amateur digital photography, the present invention introduces an integrated system for the acquisition, organization,...
US-D605,633 Dock insert
US-D605,627 Electronic device
US-7,627,653 Method and apparatus for distributing computer files across a network
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for distributing files across a network. During operation, the system receives a request at a server to...
US-7,627,590 System and method for dynamically presenting a summary of content associated with a document
A method and system for generating a summary of a document for display to a user on a display are provided. In one implementation, the method includes receiving...
US-7,627,481 Adapting masking thresholds for encoding a low frequency transient signal in audio data
An improved audio coding technique encodes audio having a low frequency transient signal, using a long block, but with a set of adapted masking thresholds. Upon...
US-7,627,451 Movement and event systems and associated methods
The invention provides a smart sensor (10) in the form of an adhesive bandage (32). The sensor (12) sticks to people and objects and wirelessly communicates with...
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