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US-7,770,036 Power management in a portable media delivery system
A consumer electronic product that includes a media player arranged to process a selected one of a plurality of digital media files stored therein and a media...
US-7,769,903 Intelligent interaction between media player and host computer
Improved techniques for interaction between a host computer (e.g., personal computer) and a media player are disclosed. According to one aspect, interaction...
US-7,769,785 System and method for interfacing index based and iterator based application programming interfaces
A system and method for interfacing index based and iterator based file management routines. In general, the disclosed system maintains an iterator cache having...
US-7,769,741 Portable browsing interface for information retrieval
An integrated searching/browsing mechanism employs user-constructed information hierarchies that represent a cognitive framework for the organization of...
US-7,769,189 Preserving noise during editing of a signal
Techniques for introducing background noise segments into signal data are provided. The background noise segments are constructed from a background noise print...
US-7,769,187 Communications circuits for electronic devices and accessories
Hybrid circuits for electronic devices and accessories for electronic devices are provided. One or more pairs of hybrid circuits may convey audio signals, noise...
US-7,769,084 Method for implementing a quantizer in a multimedia compression and encoding system
Method For Implementing A Quantizer In A Multimedia Compression And Encoding System is disclosed. In the Quantizer system of the present invention, several new...
US-7,768,535 Image publication
To better realize the great potential of amateur digital photography, the present invention introduces an integrated system for the acquisition, organization,...
US-7,768,531 Method and system for fast 90 degree rotation of arrays
A method and system to rotate a 2.sup.N by 2.sup.N array are described. Consistent with one embodiment of the present invention, the 2.sup.N elements of the...
US-7,768,522 Virtualization of graphics resources and thread blocking
Virtualization of graphics resources and thread blocking is disclosed. In one exemplary embodiment, a system and method of a kernel in an operating system...
US-7,768,462 Multiband antenna for handheld electronic devices
A handheld electronic device is provided that contain wireless communications circuitry. The wireless communications circuitry may include antenna structures. A...
US-7,768,282 Apparatus and method for terminating probe apparatus of semiconductor wafer
A probe apparatus and method of terminating a probe that probes a semiconductor device with a signal cable from a tester side by side at a proximal end of the...
US-7,766,698 Power adapters for powering and/or charging peripheral devices
A power adapter for a peripheral device such as portable electronics device is disclosed. The power adapter includes a housing that contains electrical...
US-7,766,517 Active enclosure for computing device
A computing device is disclosed. The computing device includes a housing having an illuminable portion. The computing device also includes a light device...
US-D620,953 Media device
US-D620,932 Computer
US-D620,795 Packaging
US-7,765,491 User interface widget for selecting a point or range
A technique for selecting and/or displaying an exact point or a range is provided wherein a slider widget comprising a thumb with a left edge and a right edge...
US-7,765,421 Automatic power management of a network powered device
A system delivers power to a powered device through a local area network using a power sourcing equipment to process data of an interconnected network and to...
US-7,765,326 Intelligent interaction between media player and host computer
Improved techniques for interaction between a host computer (e.g., personal computer) and a media player are disclosed. According to one aspect, interaction...
US-7,765,315 Time synchronization of multiple time-based data streams with independent clocks
Techniques are described for synchronizing multiple time-based data streams with independent clocks wherein relationships between clock rates of timing devices...
US-7,765,277 Method and apparatus for dynamically locating resources
Methods and apparatuses for dynamically locating resources. In one aspect of the invention, a method to retrieve a resource for a digital processing system...
US-7,765,263 Method and apparatus for processing electronic messages
Methods and apparatuses for processing electronic messages are described herein. In one aspect of the invention, for an outgoing message addressed to a mail...
US-7,765,213 Ordered index
Systems and methods for processing an index are described. A postings list of items containing a particular term are ordered in a desired retrieval order, e.g.,...
US-7,764,493 Systems and methods for cooling electronic devices using airflow dividers
An electronic device can be provided with a heat-generating component and a cooling module for dissipating heat. In some embodiments, the cooling component may...
US-7,764,289 Methods and systems for processing objects in memory
Methods and apparatuses to create and manage volatile graphics objects in a video memory are disclosed. An object is created and marked as volatile. The volatile...
US-7,764,274 Capacitive sensing arrangement
Apparatus and methods are disclosed for simultaneously tracking multiple finger and palm contacts as hands approach, touch, and slide across a proximity-sensing,...
US-7,764,236 Broadband antenna for handheld devices
Broadband antennas and handheld electronic devices with broadband antennas are provided. A handheld electronic device has integrated circuits, a display, and a...
US-7,762,817 System for coupling interfacing parts
An electronic device is disclosed. The electronic device includes a first subassembly having a first housing component. The first housing component has an...
US-D620,496 Graphical user interface for a display screen or portion thereof
US-D620,488 Handheld portable computing device
US-D620,456 Remote control
US-D620,450 Connector
US-7,761,811 User interface for assisting in the installation of an asset
Some embodiments of the invention provide a method that assists in the installation of an asset in a graphical user interface for a computer system. The method...
US-7,761,800 Unified interest layer for user interface
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...
US-7,761,798 System and method for controlling the screen display appearance for a data processing system
Methods and systems for controlling the screen display appearance for a digital processing system. In one exemplary embodiment, a data value, typically stored in...
US-7,761,488 File creation API
An application program interface (API) provides means for dynamic filesystem creation, that allows complex filesystem hierarchies to be created and written...
US-7,761,414 Asynchronous data synchronization amongst devices
Systems, methods and computer readable media for synchronization tasks and non-synchronization tasks being executed concurrently. In one exemplary embodiment, a...
US-7,761,118 Database programs for handheld devices
Techniques for providing access to databases from handheld devices are disclosed. Techniques can be used to implement a database system. The database system...
US-7,760,767 Wide area peer-to-peer synching in a decentralized environment
A system and method are disclosed for synchronizing data between devices and more particularly for synchronizing data between a plurality of peer-to-peer devices...
US-7,760,559 Integrated circuit with separate supply voltage for memory that is different from logic circuit supply voltage
In one embodiment, an integrated circuit comprises at least one logic circuit supplied by a first supply voltage and at least one memory circuit coupled to the...
US-7,760,528 Method and apparatus for providing high speed, low EMI switching circuits
Methods and apparatus are provided for generating low EMI display driver power supply. The methods and apparatus include switching circuits that utilize two...
US-7,760,187 Visual expander
A computer implemented method for a touchscreen display is disclosed. The method includes presenting graphical information on the touchscreen display. The method...
US-D620,020 Graphical user interface for a display screen or portion thereof
US-D620,004 Electronic device
US-7,757,186 Automatic mapping of pointing devices to multiple displays
An automatic pointing device mapping method (400, 420) and associated apparatus for automatically remapping the active area (12) of a graphics tablet (10) to a...
US-7,757,185 Enabling and disabling hotkeys
A computer program product may include instructions that, when executed, cause a processor to perform operations that include monitoring an electronic device to...
US-7,757,173 Voice menu system
A voice menu system is disclosed. The present invention generally allows for updateable audio menus. Although a device might have some pre-packaged menu...
US-7,757,108 Method and apparatus for implementing a sleep proxy for services on a network
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for implementing a sleep proxy. The system starts by receiving a request at the sleep proxy for...
US-7,757,026 Techniques for transferring status information between an accessory and a multi-communication device
A connector interface system for a communication device is disclosed. The interface includes a docking connector. The docking connector includes first make/last...
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