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US-7,962,449 Trusted index structure in a network environment
Methods and apparatuses of a trusted index structure in a network environment. In one embodiment, a data processing system includes a master device and at least...
US-7,962,031 Pulsed control of camera flash
Input from a user is received, to take a picture. A camera flash is signaled to produce multiple flash pulses during a single shutter cycle of the picture. The...
US-7,961,476 Stiffening plate for circuit board and switch assembly
This invention is directed to a support plate for reinforcing a portion of a circuit board. The support plate may be coupled to a portion of the circuit board...
US-7,961,469 Method and apparatus for distributing a thermal interface material
Embodiments of the present invention provide a system for distributing a thermal interface material. The system includes: an integrated circuit chip; a heat...
US-7,961,151 Antennas for compact portable wireless devices
Compact portable wireless devices and antennas for compact portable wireless devices are provided. The compact portable wireless device may be part of a piece...
US-7,961,007 Receiver to match delay for single ended and differential signals
In one embodiment, a receiver circuit is provide that may receive either a differential input or a single-ended input corresponding to an interface. The...
US-7,960,684 Side cured light-transmissive display system
An invisible, light-transmissive display system with a light resistant material is provided. The light resistant material has a first side and a second side....
US-7,960,682 Display device control based on integrated ambient light detection and lighting source characteristics
Systems and methods are provided for a display device including one or more methods for modifying the display brightness by automatically adapting to ambient...
US-7,959,065 Custom content gift cards
There is provided a customized gift card and methods for customizing the gift card with buyer-selected downloadable content. A buyer may associate pre-purchased...
US-D639,757 Top contact layout board in an electrical system
US-D639,755 Top contact layout board in an electrical system
US-D639,748 Magnetic connector
US-RE42,459 Mobile telephone terminal with improved utility
A mobile communication terminal includes timer for detecting the time of an incoming call, a caller number registration table for storing caller numbers, answer...
US-7,958,456 Scrolling list with floating adjacent index symbols
Movement of a user's point of contact with a touch-sensitive display is determined. In response to the movement, a list of information items on the...
US-7,958,455 Mode activated scrolling
A computer implemented method for changing between a cursor control mode and a scroll control mode. The cursor control mode allowing a user to move a cursor on...
US-7,958,441 Media management for groups of media items
Improved techniques to utilize and manage a group of media items (or media assets) on a computing device are disclosed. The group of media items can be utilized...
US-7,958,146 Using a calculation expression to define and control access rights for records in a database
Techniques for providing limited access to data stored in records of databases are disclosed. The techniques can be implemented in a database program operating...
US-7,957,955 Method and system for providing word recommendations for text input
Word recommendations are provided in response to text input. For a particular text input, possible word recommendations are identified based on the characters...
US-7,957,762 Using ambient light sensor to augment proximity sensor output
Apparatuses and methods to sense proximity of an object and operate a proximity sensor of a portable device. In some embodiments, a method includes receiving an...
US-7,957,547 Sound panner superimposed on a timeline
Techniques described herein allow a user to create and modify a sound design in a user interface. For example, a user imports a sound file into the user...
US-7,957,153 Electrical connection interfaces and methods for adjacently positioned circuit components
Electrical components, such as packaged integrated circuit devices that are mountable on a substrate surface, are provided with at least one exposed electrical...
US-7,956,849 Video manager for portable multifunction device
A video player for a portable multifunction device is disclosed. In some embodiments, a list of video items is displayed in a portrait orientation of a touch...
US-7,956,848 Video chapter access and license renewal
Methods, systems, and programs products for license renewal and content chapter access. In one aspect, a method includes receiving a gesture input incident on a...
US-7,956,847 Gestures for controlling, manipulating, and editing of media files using touch sensitive devices
Embodiments of the invention are directed to a system, method, and software for implementing gestures with touch sensitive devices (such as a touch sensitive...
US-7,956,846 Portable electronic device with content-dependent touch sensitivity
A portable electronic device, having a touch-sensitive display, displays a plurality of icons on the touch-sensitive display. A contact region when a user makes...
US-7,956,636 Generating test benches for pre-silicon validation of retimed complex IC designs against a reference design
This invention (900) describes a method that generates and uses a test bench for verifying an electrical design module in semiconductor manufacturing against an...
US-7,956,629 Probe tile for probing semiconductor wafer
A tile used to hold one or more probes for testing a semiconductor wafer is disclosed. The tile has one or more sites for inserting one or more probes to test...
US-7,956,591 Power supply with zero power consumption capability
Power supply devices are provided that can include power regulating circuitry for regulating (e.g., transforming or converting) electric power to be passed to...
US-7,956,272 Management of files in a personal communication device
Improved approaches for assisting a user interacting with a portable wireless communication device are disclosed. The improved approaches can provide a user...
US-D639,295 Computing device
US-D639,279 Earphone
US-RE42,442 System for terminating multicast channel and data broadcast when at least two second endpoints do not transmit...
A method and apparatus for optimizing transmission of data to a plurality of second endpoints in a system wherein a first endpoint is providing data to the...
US-7,954,110 Observing properties associated with an object in an object-oriented programming platform
An application programming interface is provided in an object-oriented programming platform for developing applications. A method comprises registering a first...
US-7,954,067 Parameter setting superimposed upon an image
Tools and techniques allow visual media to be edited by superimposing a parameter adjusting mechanism on the visual media itself and adjusting parameter...
US-7,954,065 Two-dimensional timeline display of media items
A computer-implemented method includes displaying, within a user interface in a digital media system, a media pane having a vertical direction and horizontal...
US-7,954,064 Multiple dashboards
Systems, methods, computer-readable mediums, user interfaces and other implementations are disclosed for organizing, managing and presenting widgets in display...
US-7,954,061 Creation and manipulation of internet location objects in a graphical user interface environment
Internet location objects are created and displayed as icons in a graphical user interface environment. When an object is dragged from within an application...
US-7,954,057 Object movie exporter
Methods and apparatuses for compressing and/or transmitting and/or receiving data representing different views of an object. In one method according to the...
US-7,954,047 Cutting and copying discontiguous selections of cells
Cutting and copying discontiguous selections of cells is disclosed. In some embodiments, in response to receiving an indication of a selection of a set of cells...
US-7,953,808 Automatic notification system and process
Receiving a notification message by a mobile subscriber can include establishing a session with a notification service; maintaining a persistent communication...
US-7,952,890 Interlocking EMI shield
An electromagnetic interference shield system is provided. Each EMI shield may include a frame providing the structure around the electronic device components...
US-7,952,012 Adjusting a variable tempo of an audio file independent of a global tempo using a digital audio workstation
A computer implemented method allows a DAW to adjust a variable tempo of an audio file independent of a global tempo. The method includes causing the display of...
US-7,950,967 Low profile plugs
Apparatus, systems, and methods for assembling a plug with a low profile for use with an electronic device are provided. In some embodiments, a 4-pin plug may...
US-D638,854 Media device
US-D638,835 Electronic device with graphical user interface
US-7,949,889 Forced idle of a data processing system
Exemplary embodiments of methods and apparatuses to manage a power of a data processing system are described. One or more constraint parameters of a system are...
US-7,949,888 Forced idle of a data processing system
Exemplary embodiments of methods and apparatuses to manage a power of a data processing system are described. A constraint parameter of a system operating at a...
US-7,949,832 Latency reduction for cache coherent bus-based cache
In one embodiment, a system comprises a plurality of agents coupled to an interconnect and a cache coupled to the interconnect. The plurality of agents are...
US-7,949,829 Cache used both as cache and staging buffer
In one embodiment, a cache comprises a data memory comprising a plurality of data entries, each data entry having capacity to store a cache block of data, and a...
US-7,949,810 Techniques for transferring data between a media player and an accessory having a tuner
A method, system, and connector interface for controlling an accessory. The method includes obtaining, by a portable media player, tuning information from the...
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