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US-D644,218 Electronic device with cover
US-D644,208 Dock insert
US-8,006,250 Creating 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, in response to a...
US-8,006,194 Associating an object with a relevant data source
Associating an object with a relevant data source is disclosed. In some embodiments, an object pasted into a destination document is associated with a data...
US-8,006,192 Layered graphical user interface
A method of creating a graphical user interface having control(s) to direct any task through a computer system is provided. One application of the user...
US-8,006,185 Three dimensional viewer for video
A computer-implemented method of presenting digital content can include displaying several arranged in a staggered formation in a user interface, wherein at...
US-8,006,121 Systems and methods for diagnosing and fixing electronic devices
Systems and methods for reducing the cost and time required for diagnosing and fixing electronic devices are provided. A host electronic device may be...
US-8,006,020 Personal media device docking station having an accessory device detector
Systems and methods include a circuit for detecting the insertion of a component into a docking station, e.g., an audio plug. When the component is inserted...
US-8,006,019 Method and system for transferring stored data between a media player and an accessory
Techniques for transferring stored data between a media player and an accessory. In one set of embodiments, one of the media player and the accessory can obtain...
US-8,006,002 Methods and systems for automatic configuration of peripherals
Peripherals and data processing systems are disclosed which can be configured to interact based upon sensor data. In one embodiment, a peripheral, which is...
US-8,005,864 Index aging and merging
Systems and methods for processing an index are described. An index may be merged with another index of comparable age and size into a single index. Since older...
US-8,005,139 Encoding with visual masking
Some embodiments of the invention encode a sequence of video images based on "visual masking" attributes of the video images and/or portions of the video...
US-8,004,529 Processing an animation file to provide an animated icon
A method for processing an animation file to provide an animated icon to an instant messaging environment is presented. An animation file is reformatted to...
US-8,004,525 Displaying interconnects having an appearance indicating data characteristics
A method for determining a depth ordering between two planes in a 3D workspace of an application is provided. The method includes projecting vectors from a...
US-8,004,500 Switched capacitor projection scan multi-touch sensor array
A touch sensor panel can be constructed on a single surface of a substrate as a plurality of distributed RC lines arranged in rows and columns. Each distributed...
US-8,004,493 Methods and systems for providing sensory information to devices and peripherals
Peripherals and data processing systems are disclosed which can be configured to interact based upon sensor data. In at least certain embodiments, a method for...
US-8,004,113 Methods and apparatuses for operating devices with solar power
Solar power tracking techniques are described herein. In one aspect of the invention, a solar power tracking apparatus includes, but is not limited to, a...
US-D643,853 Icon for a portion of a display screen
US-D643,852 Icon for a portion of a display screen
US-D643,849 Graphical user interface for a display screen or portion thereof
US-D643,844 Stand
US-RE42,639 Apparatus and method for rotating the display orientation of a captured image
The apparatus of the present invention preferably comprises an image sensor, an orientation sensor, a memory and a processing unit. The image sensor is used for...
US-8,001,472 Systems and methods for providing audio and visual cues via a portable electronic device
Methods and systems for providing a lifestyle companion system are provided. The lifestyle companion system can provide a platform to conduct a user interview....
US-8,001,400 Power consumption management for functional preservation in a battery-powered electronic device
Methods and apparatus for managing power consumption in a multi-function electronic device powered by one or more batteries are provided. In one embodiment,...
US-8,001,359 Mapping an N-bit application ported from an M-bit application to an N-bit architecture
Embodiments of the present invention provide a system that maps an N-bit application to virtual memory. The N-bit application may be obtained by porting an...
US-8,001,314 Storing a driver for controlling a memory
Systems and techniques for accessing a memory, such as a NAND or NOR flash memory, involve storing an operating application for a computing device in a first...
US-8,001,211 Convergence-enabled DVD and web system
A system integrates standards-defined multimedia storage system and an Internet browser. In one example, Universal Resource Locator (URL) information...
US-8,001,187 Peer-to-peer active content sharing
A system and method to allow chat modules in a peer network to share active content. A sender peer includes an application module to activate a media content...
US-8,001,148 Caching permissions information
A method for determining group membership in a computer system, the method comprising: obtaining an identifier that describes a member of a group, the member of...
US-8,001,011 Method and apparatus for deferred purchasing of marked digital media items
Techniques for interacting with an online media store using a first device to identify a digital media item of interest to a user of the first device, using the...
US-8,000,736 User programmable switch for portable data processing devices
The various methods and devices described herein relate to devices which, in at least certain embodiments, may include at least one mechanical switch for user...
US-8,000,694 Communications device having a commute time function and methods of use thereof
Apparatuses and methods to operate a commute time function of a communications device are described herein. In one embodiment, the commute time function is...
US-8,000,598 Lens baffle
A lens assembly includes a brush-like baffle between the lens and a transparent cover. The baffle at least partially surrounds the lens to prevent stray light...
US-8,000,228 Pilot signal in an FDMA communication system
Methods (500, 800) and corresponding systems (100, 200, 300, 400, 900) for generating a pilot symbol (330) include providing an M-point parallel transform...
US-8,000,134 Off-die charge pump that supplies multiple flash devices
A system and method for storing data uses multiple flash memory dies. Each flash memory die includes multiple flash memory cells. A charge pump is adapted to...
US-7,999,795 Double-sided touch sensitive panel and flex circuit bonding
A multi-touch sensor panel can be created using a substrate with column and row traces formed on either side. Metal traces running along the border of the...
US-7,999,748 Antennas for electronic devices
Key antennas are provided for an electronic device such as a laptop computer. The electronic device may have radio-frequency transceivers that transmit and...
US-7,999,564 Replaceable probe apparatus for probing semiconductor wafer
A probe apparatus is provided with a plurality of probe tiles, an interchangeable plate for receiving the probe tiles, a floating plate being disposed between...
US-7,997,906 Techniques for coupling interfaces parts using moveable magnetic elements
An electronic device is disclosed. The electronic device includes a first sub assembly having a first housing component. The first housing component has an...
US-D643,437 Graphical user interface for a display screen or portion thereof
US-D643,436 Graphical user interface for a display screen or portion thereof
US-D643,403 Media player
US-D643,402 Media device
US-7,996,792 Voicemail manager for portable multifunction device
A computer-implemented method for management of voicemail messages, performed at a portable electronic device with a touch screen display, includes: displaying...
US-7,996,789 Methods and apparatuses to control application programs
Methods and apparatuses for controlling application programs are described. A first item and a docking interface having a second item are displayed on a screen...
US-7,996,694 Dark wake
Exemplary embodiments of methods, apparatuses, and systems for powering up select components of a computer from a sleep state, maintaining a network state, and...
US-7,996,666 User influenced loading sequence of startup applications
There is provided a method for altering a sequence in which programs and content are loaded upon startup of an electronic device. A user may change the loading...
US-7,996,662 Floating point status/control register encodings for speculative register field
In one embodiment, a processor comprises a plurality of storage locations, a decode circuit, and a status/control register (SCR). Each storage location is...
US-7,996,646 Efficient encoding for detecting load dependency on store with misalignment
In one embodiment, an apparatus comprises a queue comprising a plurality of entries and a control unit coupled to the queue. The control unit is configured to...
US-7,996,624 Prefetch unit
In one embodiment, a processor comprises a prefetch unit coupled to a data cache. The prefetch unit is configured to concurrently maintain a plurality of...
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