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US-D585,375 Power connector
US-7,480,872 Method and apparatus for dynamically resizing windows
The present invention provides a method for resizing windows and an apparatus for resizing windows. The method, in one embodiment, involves selecting a seam...
US-7,480,870 Indication of progress towards satisfaction of a user input condition
In some embodiments of the invention, a graphical user interface in an electronic device includes one or more user-interface objects associated with a second...
US-7,480,700 Method and system for retrieval and usage of remote entry points
A method for communicating between a client application and one or more servers is disclosed. In one embodiment, it is first determined whether a particular...
US-7,480,145 Thin, passive cooling system
A system includes a power source and a heat-shield mechanism which encloses the power source. This heat-shield mechanism includes a 3-dimensional housing that...
US-7,479,971 Intelligent scrolling
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...
US-7,479,949 Touch screen device, method, and graphical user interface for determining commands by applying heuristics
A computer-implemented method for use in conjunction with a computing device with a touch screen display comprises: detecting one or more finger contacts with...
US-7,478,327 Unified capture and process interface
The method of collecting a time based stream of information to generate a presentation is provided for in which a processing system is employed. In one exemplary...
US-7,478,323 Automated creation of media asset illustration collage
Techniques for producing a media asset illustration collage are disclosed. These techniques involve, for instance, obtaining a media asset list containing media...
US-7,478,037 Assigning meanings to utterances in a speech recognition system
Assigning meanings to spoken utterances in a speech recognition system. A plurality of speech rules is generated, each of the speech rules comprising a language...
US-7,477,779 Method and apparatus for color correction
A graphical user interface for performing color correction and methods for implementing the color correction are disclosed. The graphical user interface allows a...
US-7,477,704 Digital signal detection for high speed signaling systems
Methods and apparatuses for detecting digital signals in high speed signaling systems. In at least one embodiment, at least one received input signal is combined...
US-7,477,268 Zooming controller
A method and device for accessing a broad data field having a fine resolution. The user selects a scale which can be varied. The scale controls a range within...
US-7,474,315 Deep pixel display
A method, apparatus, and system for generating a deep pixel display on a display device are provided. A first set of data relating to a first pixel is provided....
US-D584,303 Handheld portable computing device
US-D584,142 Package
US-7,471,823 Color correction control 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...
US-7,469,381 List scrolling and document translation, scaling, and rotation on a touch-screen display
In accordance with some embodiments, a computer-implemented method for use in conjunction with a device with a touch screen display is disclosed. In the method,...
US-7,469,208 Method and apparatus for automatically normalizing a perceived volume level in a digitally encoded file
Automatically normalizing a perceived loudness for a digitally encoded audio track formed of a number of channels during playback on a multimedia asset player is...
US-7,467,287 Method and apparatus for vector table look-up
Methods and apparatuses for performing vector table look-up using multiple look-up tables. In one aspect of the invention, a method for execution by a...
US-7,466,772 Decoding coded data streams
A method of decoding, in one particular embodiment, an IEC 60958 biphase coded data stream comprising determining the maximum period in the data stream without a...
US-7,466,547 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...
US-7,465,868 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...
US-D582,850 Connector
US-7,461,616 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...
US-D582,405 Case
US-D582,354 Input mechanism
US-D582,267 Package
US-7,461,088 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...
US-7,460,376 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...
US-7,460,362 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...
US-7,460,277 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...
US-7,460,129 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...
US-7,458,830 Connector system
An electronic device including a movable hatch with an integrated connector system that moves between an open and closed position. The connector system includes...
US-D581,922 Electronic device
US-7,458,025 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...
US-7,457,886 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)...
US-7,457,815 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....
US-7,457,302 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,...
US-7,457,255 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)...
US-7,457,111 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...
US-7,457,003 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...
US-7,456,850 Intelligent scrolling
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...
US-7,456,843 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...
US-7,456,760 Complexity-aware encoding
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...
US-D581,399 Speaker unit
US-7,453,938 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...
US-7,453,470 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...
US-7,453,035 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...
US-7,452,244 Connector system facilitating connection between connectors designed for different protocols
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...
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