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Apparatus for air cooling of an electronic device
An apparatus for air-cooling an electronic device is disclosed. A contoured panel channels a flow of air within the housing of an electronic device so as to...
Frameless musical keyboard
Embodiments of an electronic, frameless, musical keyboard with the ability to couple to other frameless musical keyboards are described. In one embodiment, a...
Environmental friendly animal excrement collector
An environmental friendly animal excrement collector includes: a supporting base including a first pad and a plurality of first magnetic tablets, the first pad...
Superset file browser
A superset file browser permits a user to view, in a single display, the superset (i.e., the set union) of file objects from two or more designated file system...
Ultra compact computer arrangement
A cubical computer housing assembly comprises first and second ends and four sides, which define an interior compartment for housing the various computer...
Display housing for computing device
A personal computing device is disclosed. The personal computing device includes a housing having a translucent portion. The housing encloses internally various...
System and method for halftoning using a time-variable halftone pattern
Successive frames or images of an input image that are presented to the output device are individually halftoned. A starting location within the input image for...
Manipulating text and graphic appearance
A method, device and computer system for creating a smooth, continuous height (scalar or vector) field are described. The described techniques permit arbitrary...
An electronic device including a movable hatch with an integrated connector system that moves between an open and closed position. The connector system includes...
User interface for presenting media information
A user interface and methods for using a user interface for controlling processing of time-based media files. In one exemplary method, a graphical representation...
System and method for input/output scheduling
A system and method for Input/Output scheduling are described herein. In one embodiment, the method includes installing a plurality of Input/Output (I/O)...
Method and apparatus for automatically providing network services
An embodiment of the invention is directed to a method and apparatus for automatically providing network services in a way that improves upon the prior art....
Enhancement to loop healing for malconfigured bus prevention
A method for safely adding nodes to a network provides safeguards to prevent adding nodes beyond a maximum number of nodes allowed in the network. In one aspect,...
Method and apparatus for providing link-local IPv4 addressing across
multiple interfaces of a network node
A system to provide link-local IPv4 addressing across multiple interfaces of a network-node. The network-node broadcasts an Address Resolution Protocol (ARP)...
Computer component protection
A computing device is disclosed. The computing device includes a shock mount assembly that is configured to provide impact absorption to sensitive components...
Color management for limited gamut devices
Methods and apparatuses for performing color manipulation using virtual gamuts. In one aspect of the invention, a method to perform color manipulation on a...
A method and apparatus for intelligent scrolling. In a computer system that has a user interface which allows for the movement of items from a first open window...
Method and apparatus for improved color correction
Methods and apparatuses for performing gamma corrections to maintain a plurality of colors substantially consistent with a color point. In one aspect of the...
Techniques for encoding data based at least in part upon an awareness of the decoding complexity of the encoded data and the ability of a target decoder to...
Target bitrate estimator, picture activity and buffer management in rate
control for video coder
A rate control system is disclosed for video coding applications. The rate controller assigns a quantization parameter for video data in a picture in response to...
Method and apparatus for anti-aliasing scan conversion
Methods and apparatuses for anti-aliasing scan conversion. In one aspect of the invention, an exemplary method to scan convert an image on a data processing...
Methods and systems for providing musical interfaces
An exemplary embodiment of a method of selecting a portion of an input of a musical instrument within a display window in a graphical user interface for...
Connector system facilitating connection between connectors designed for
A connector system and connector are disclosed. In a first aspect the connector system comprises a first connector having a first electrical connection for a...
Method and system for connection an external cable to a device
A connection system for a mobile device. The connection system configured to couple a cable that is external to the mobile device to an internal portion of the...
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 emitting...
Methods and apparatuses for controlling the temperature of a data
Methods and apparatuses to manage working states of a data processing system. At least one embodiment of the present invention includes a data processing system...
Processing exceptions from 64-bit application program executing in 64-bit
processor with 32-bit OS kernel by...
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that uses an M-bit operating system (OS) kernel to support N-bit user processes. During operation, the...
Methods and apparatus for providing automatic high speed data connection
in portable device
In a portable FireWire compatible device, a direct memory access (DMA) bus switch coupled by way of a DMA bus to a central processing unit (CPU), a local hard...
Method and apparatus for providing inter-application accessibility
Methods and apparatuses for providing inter-application accessibility. Embodiments of the present invention provide a framework independent, introspective,...
Method and apparatus for waking up a sleeping system
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that wakes up a sleeping target system located on a target LAN (Local Area Network) from a remote...
Method and apparatus for an intuitive digital image processing system that
enhances digital images
Some embodiments provide an intuitive system for digital image processing. In some embodiments, the system of the present invention allows a user to enhance...
Color level graphical user interface
A graphical user interface for performing color correction and methods for implementing the color correction are disclosed. The graphical user interface allows a...
Embedded thermal-electric cooling modules for surface spreading of heat
A portable computing device includes a housing having an external surface and an inner surface. A solid-state cooling mechanism in the computing device is...
Semiconductor die package with internal bypass capacitors
One embodiment of the present invention provides an apparatus that reduces voltage noise for an integrated circuit (IC) device. This apparatus includes a package...
Method and apparatus for controlling a display of a data processing system
A method of controlling a display of a data processing system includes displaying a first list as a scrollable view of items in a first mode; receiving an input...
Disk space management and clip remainder during edit operations
The method of storing a time based stream of information to generate a presentation is provided for in which a processing system is used. The methods provide for...
Housing for a computing device
Improved housing for a computing device is disclosed. The improved housing is provided with one of an illuminable connector, a touch pad arrangement, and a palm...