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US-D503,532 Electronic device holder
US-6,871,349 Method and apparatus for relaying events intended for a first application program to a second application program
A method and apparatus for processing with a preferred processing application having a preferred identifier, an event associated with an object created by a...
US-6,868,117 Splitter and microfilter dongle for a single RJ11 DSL/analog combo modem
A dongle for interfacing between a DSL/analog combo modem with a single RJ-11 jack and each of a DSL and analog phone outlets. The dongle in combination with the...
US-6,867,738 Recessed aperture-coupled patch antenna with multiple dielectrics for wireless applications
The present invention provides an aperture-fed patch antenna assembly that is recessed into a conductive surface of an external shell of an electronic device. In...
US-6,867,631 Synchronous frequency convertor for timebase signal generation
Methods and apparatuses for generating a synchronous digital output signal stream from two digital input signal streams. In one aspect of the present invention,...
US-6,865,701 Method and apparatus for improved memory core testing
A memory unit is described that has a controller coupled to a memory core through an interface circuit. The interface circuit has a test data input that receives...
US-6,865,670 Method and apparatus for enabling a computer system
A system and method for utilizing generic computer operating system software for computer hardware systems designed subsequent to the operating system software....
US-6,865,632 Method and apparatus for arbitration and fairness on a full-duplex bus using dual phases
A method and apparatus for arbitrating on a high performance serial bus is disclosed. The invention provides for a plurality of arbitration phases and an...
US-6,865,572 Dynamically delivering, displaying document content as encapsulated within plurality of capsule overviews with...
A method and system for the dynamic presentation of the contents of a plurality of documents on a display is disclosed. The method and system comprises receiving...
US-6,862,627 Method and system for preventing a timeout from reaching a network host
A method and system for preventing a timeout from reaching a network host when bringing up a down link that is slow to waken. The method generally comprises...
US-6,862,602 System and method for rapidly identifying the existence and location of an item in a file
A system and method for rapidly identifying the existence and location of an item in a file using an improved hash table architecture. A hash table is...
US-6,854,116 Execution control for process task
Method and means for controlling the execution sequence of a first sequence of modules in a first task. The first sequence of modules are linked to one another...
US-6,850,256 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-6,850,247 Method and apparatus for image acquisition, organization, manipulation, and publication
To better realize the great potential of amateur digital photography, the present invention introduces an integrated system for the acquisition, organization,...
US-6,848,032 Pipelining cache-coherence operations in a shared-memory multiprocessing system
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates pipelining cache coherence operations in a shared memory multiprocessor system. During...
US-6,847,959 Universal interface for retrieval of information in a computer system
The present invention provides convenient access to items of information that are related to various descriptors input by a user, by means of a unitary interface...
US-6,844,881 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-6,844,872 Computer mouse having side areas to maintain a depressed button position
A computer mouse having a base member with hold regions. A top member is pivotally coupled to the base member and covers the internal electronics of the mouse....
US-6,844,833 Methods and apparatus for constant-weight encoding and decoding
Methods and apparatus for spreading and concentrating information to constant-weight encode of data words on a parallel data line bus while allowing...
US-6,842,805 Method and apparatus for preventing loops in a full-duplex bus
A method and apparatus is disclosed for preventing loops in a full-duplex bus. One method has the acts of: selecting at least two candidates to join said bus;...
US-6,842,770 Method and system for seamlessly accessing remotely stored files
A system and method by which users via programs on one computer may seamlessly access files remotely stored on other computers that run a well known file access...
US-6,842,332 Magnetic securing system for a detachable input device
The invention generally pertains to a computing device. More particularly, the invention pertains to an improved keyboard arrangement for use in the computing...
US-D500,765 User interface for computer display
US-6,839,791 Method and apparatus for accelerating detection of serial bus device speed signals
A method and apparatus for accelerating detection of speed code signals, and in particular S400 signals, for IEEE Standard 1394-1995 serial bus devices. The...
US-6,836,760 Use of semantic inference and context-free grammar with speech recognition system
A method and apparatus to use semantic inference with speech recognition systems includes recognizing at least one spoken word, processing the spoken word using...
US-6,834,919 Drive bay cover and eject bracket
A novel door for an access opening in an electronic component housing includes a bracket pivotally connected to the housing, and a cover elastically mounted to...
US-6,834,427 Method for depopulating of a ball grid array to allow via placement
The present invention provides an apparatus and methods for the functionality of an integrated circuit. An exemplary embodiment according to an aspect of the...
US-6,833,825 Apparatus for remotely controlling a digital processing system
According to one aspect of the invention an apparatus is provided for remotely controlling a digital processing system, comprising a housing, a scrolling...
US-6,831,928 Method and apparatus for ensuring compatibility on a high performance serial bus
Various methods for ensuring compatibility between devices utilizing the IEEE 1394-1995 serial bus standard and new implementations of the standard are...
US-6,831,628 Input device off table switch
According to one aspect of the invention, a movable cursor control device is provided for controlling a cursor on a display screen of a digital processing...
US-6,829,648 Method and apparatus for preparing media data for transmission
Methods and apparatuses for processing media data for transmission in a data communication medium. A set of data indicates how to transmit a time related...
US-6,829,225 Method for computing speed map for IEEE-1394 network
Within a digital network having a bus architecture that complies with the IEEE-1394 Standard for a High Performance Serial Bus a speed map for the digital...
US-6,825,861 Three state icons for operation
A three state icon for a computer is disclosed. The icon prevents inadvertent starting of an operation on a computer. The icon has a first state which conceals a...
US-D499,112 User interface for computer display
US-D499,110 User interface for computer display
US-6,823,343 Persistent state database for operating system services
A database is used to store user interface state information. The database is accessed by a key having a service ID field, a caller ID field, and a caller...
US-6,822,654 Memory controller chipset
At least one chip of a chipset in a computer system having at least one host processor and a host memory are described herein. In one aspect of the invention, an...
US-6,820,209 Power managed graphics controller
A controller (or controller chip) providing reduced power consumption without impacting performance is disclosed. The controller monitors activity of components...
US-6,819,559 Method and apparatus for controlling the temperature of electronic device enclosures
An electronic device housing comprising a device enclosure with electronic components mounted inside the enclosure is disclosed. Mounted between the electronic...
US-6,819,550 Computer controlled display device
The present invention is a computer controlled display device. In one embodiment, the display device includes a flat panel display having an input for receiving...
US-D498,462 Adapter plug
US-6,814,613 Connector reveal
A case (12) for a computer monitor (10) having a tub (16) with a case aperture (38) therein adapted for receiving a subpanel (26). The subpanel (26) has a...
US-6,813,719 Method and apparatus for increasing the operating frequency of an electronic circuit
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates temporarily increasing the operating frequency of an electronic circuit, such as a...
US-6,813,663 Method and apparatus for supporting and presenting multiple serial bus nodes using distinct configuration ROM...
A method and apparatus for presenting a plurality of link devices as separate nodes within a single serial bus module by generating individual or a distinct...
US-6,812,930 Transparent compatibility and adaptation to differing format implementations in a computer system
A method aspect provides a first format, the first format compatible with a format for an application program, provides a second format, the second format...
US-6,809,736 Virtualization of graphics resources
Graphics resources are virtualized through an interface between graphics hardware and graphics clients. The interface allocates the graphics resources across...
US-6,809,735 Virtualization of graphics resources
Graphics resources are virtualized through an interface between graphics hardware and graphics clients. The interface allocates the graphics resources across...
US-D497,618 Media device
US-RE38,641 Isochronous channel having a linked list of buffers
A computer system consists of a plurality of nodes, each with an associated local host, coupled together with a plurality of point-to-point links. An isochronous...
US-6,807,668 Method and apparatus for improved interaction with an application program according to data types and actions...
A method and apparatus for performing actions while selecting objects on a user interface display. A user may select a first item in an area of a display...
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