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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...
US-7,452,220 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...
US-7,452,098 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...
US-D580,953 Media device
US-D580,912 Speaker unit
US-D580,911 Speaker unit
US-D580,752 Package
US-7,451,332 Methods and apparatuses for controlling the temperature of a data processing system
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...
US-7,451,298 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...
US-7,451,250 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...
US-D580,387 Electronic device
US-7,448,042 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,...
US-7,447,927 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...
US-7,447,374 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...
US-7,447,351 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...
US-7,447,033 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...
US-7,446,389 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...
US-D579,923 Ear piece
US-D579,876 Connector system
US-7,444,599 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...
US-7,444,593 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...
US-7,443,388 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...
US-7,442,870 Method and apparatus for enabling advanced manipulation of audio
A method and apparatus are provided for representing, storing, and rendering audio data. An audio file enables users to store and exchange sampled audio waveform...
US-7,441,250 Computer system for automatically instantiating tasks designated by a user
A computer-user interface facilitates interaction between the user and the computer in a manner which enables the computer to assist the user in accomplishing...
US-7,441,062 Connector interface system for enabling data communication with a multi-communication device
A connector interface system a communication device is disclosed. The interface includes a docking connector. The docking connector includes first make/last...
US-7,441,058 Method and system for controlling 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...
US-7,440,281 Thermal interface apparatus
An apparatus for conducting heat from a computer component to a heat sink. The invention may include a thermal interface material (TIM). The invention may...
US-7,440,264 Display housing for computing device
One aspect of the invention pertains to a stiffener for a computer housing so as to increase the rigidity and strength of the computer housing.
US-7,438,960 Article comprising light absorbent composition to mask visual haze and related methods
A transparent article includes a continuous polyester matrix having at least one incompatible filler dispersed therein. The incompatible filler provides domains...
US-7,437,682 Icon label placement in a graphical user interface
To improve the art of graphical user interfaces, the present invention introduces a system that displays iconic resource representations having a salient...
US-7,437,677 Multiple personas for electronic devices
A computer system is disclosed which may adopt one of many personas, depending upon the role that its owner is currently playing. The computer system includes a...
US-7,437,586 Method and apparatus for managing a power load change in a system
An apparatus and method for maintaining a state during a power load change. The apparatus of one embodiment includes a voltage controller coupled to receive a...
US-7,437,497 Method and apparatus for encoding memory control signals to reduce pin count
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that uses encoded memory control signals to reduce pin count on chips that generate and drive memory...
US-7,437,420 Accessories providing a telephone conference application one or more capabilities independent of the...
A system and method providing capability expansion in a teleconferencing environment. One or more accessories are invoked and arranged in an accessory stack...
US-7,437,358 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-7,436,783 Method and apparatus for detecting a router that improperly responds to ARP requests
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that detects a non-compliant router that incorrectly responds to all address-resolution-protocol (ARP)...
US-7,436,196 Method and apparatus for measuring die-level integrated circuit power variations
A system that determines power consumption on an IC chip. The system includes a test structure located within the IC chip variations which includes one or more...
US-D578,512 Docking station
US-7,434,177 User interface for providing consolidation and access
Methods and systems for providing graphical user interfaces are described. To provide greater access and consolidation to frequently used items in the graphical...
US-7,434,083 Method and apparatus for the generation and control of clock signals
Methods and apparatuses for the dynamic configuring of profiles used for the control of the frequency of clock signals. At least one embodiment of the present...
US-7,433,546 Image scaling arrangement
Methods and system for transferring images between devices is disclosed. For example, differently scaled images by a host device may automatically and/or...
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