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US-7,322,045 Method of obfuscating computer instruction streams
Methods and apparatuses for obfuscating computer instruction streams. In one aspect of the invention, an exemplary method includes breaking each of at least two...
US-7,321,933 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-7,321,700 Producing smooth motion compensated frames by combining multiple interpolation results
An interpolation manager constructs multiple motion compensated interpolated frames between two existing frames, and then fuses the multiple interpolated frames...
US-D560,228 Media device
US-D560,212 Remote controller
US-D560,166 Electronic device holder
US-7,319,764 Method and apparatus for controlling volume
Some embodiments of the invention provide a method for controlling the volume of an audio track. This method represents the volume of an audio track with a...
US-7,319,761 Method and apparatus for locating and correcting sound overload
The invention describes a graphical method for detecting and adjusting audio overload conditions. The graphical user interface provides a user complete playback...
US-D559,861 Media device
US-D559,860 Media device
US-7,318,196 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-7,317,694 Method and apparatus for border node behavior on a full-duplex bus
A method is disclosed for determining and communicating the existence of a hybrid bus. The method comprises the acts of determining whether the node has a...
US-7,315,984 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-D558,784 Electronic device
US-D558,783 Media device
US-D558,758 Electronic device
US-D558,757 Electronic device
US-D558,756 Electronic device
US-D558,753 Computing device
US-D558,752 Computing device
US-D558,739 Docking station
US-D558,738 Docking station
US-D558,572 Package
US-D558,571 Package
US-7,313,809 Convergence-enabled DVD and web system
A system integrates a DVD system and a WWW web browser. Universal Resource Locator (URL) information corresponding to sites accessible by the browser are stored...
US-7,313,764 Method and apparatus to accelerate scrolling for buffered windows
Methods and apparatuses to accelerate scrolling for buffered windows. In one aspect of the invention, a method to scroll a buffered window on a data processing...
US-7,313,523 Method and apparatus for assigning word prominence to new or previous information in speech synthesis
A method and apparatus is provided for generating speech that sounds more natural. In one embodiment, word prominence and latent semantic analysis are used to...
US-7,312,800 Color correction of digital video images using a programmable graphics processing unit
A system which utilizes the processing capabilities of the graphics processing unit (GPU) in the graphics controller. Each frame of each video stream or track is...
US-7,312,785 Method and apparatus for accelerated scrolling
Improved approaches for users to with graphical user interfaces of computing devices are disclosed. A rotational user action supplied by a user via a user input...
US-7,311,526 Magnetic connector for electronic device
An electrical plug and receptacle relying on magnetic force to maintain contact are disclosed. The plug and receptacle can be used as part of a power adapter for...
US-7,310,872 Computer enclosure
A computing device having an improved enclosure arrangement is disclosed. One aspect of the enclosure pertains to enclosure parts that are structurally bonded...
US-7,310,390 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-D557,624 Activity sensor
US-7,308,517 Gap count analysis for a high speed serialized bus
A method of optimizing communication over a high-speed serial bus by minimizing the delay between packets transmitted over the bus is disclosed. The method...
US-7,307,641 Method and apparatus for transforming display data using multiple frame buffers in a display device
Methods and systems for transforming data in a system are provided. In one implementation, the method includes providing a first frame buffer, and providing a...
US-7,307,228 Method and apparatus for detecting free fall
A data processing system including a data storage device having data stored on a data storage medium. Within said data processing system, a system electronics is...
US-7,305,540 Method and apparatus for data processing
Methods and apparatuses for a data processing system are described herein. In one aspect of the invention, an exemplary apparatus includes a chip interconnect, a...
US-7,305,538 Transparent local and distributed memory management system
The present invention discloses a system for transparent local and distributed memory management. The invention overcomes the prior art's requirement of keeping...
US-7,305,506 Method and system for transferring status information between a media player and an accessory
A method, system, and connector interface for transferring status information between a media player and an accessory. The method includes determining, by the...
US-7,302,648 Method and apparatus for resizing buffered windows
Methods and apparatuses for resizing buffered windows. In one aspect of the invention, a method to resize a buffered window on a data processing system includes:...
US-7,302,595 Method and apparatus for dynamic power management in a processor system
A dynamic power management system includes an operating system (OS) that causes a processor to operate in one of multiple run states that have different...
US-7,301,761 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-D556,155 Remote controller
US-7,299,359 Apparatus and method for indicating password quality and variety
A method of presenting password information to a user, the method comprising: receiving a password; determining the number of unique character sets utilized in...
US-7,298,370 Depth ordering of planes and 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-7,298,040 Wire bonding method and apparatus for integrated circuit
Wire bonding methods and apparatuses are described herein. In one aspect of the invention, an exemplary apparatus includes a plurality of electrically conductive...
US-7,295,612 Determining the number of unidirectional and bidirectional motion compensated frames to be encoded for a video...
Methods for processing a set of successive video frames in two passes to determine the number of bidirectional (B) and unidirectional (P) motion compensated...
US-7,293,749 Self aligning foot assembly
A foot assembly includes a foot including a snap and a first alignment feature, the snap and the alignment feature are coupled to a base, and the first alignment...
US-7,293,122 Connector interface system facilitating communication between a media player and accessories
A connector interface system is disclosed. The connector interface system includes an interface and a protocol in communication with which allows a media player...
US-7,292,681 Technique and an apparatus for producing postcards having an audio message for playback by recipient
A system having a postcard having a thickness not to exceed 5.5 mm while containing an audio message for playback and a power supply, the system also having a...
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