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Systems and methods for adjusting automatic gain control
Automatic gain control systems disclosed herein can incorporate a confidence metric that can estimate the accuracy of gain adjustments calculated by an...
Mitigation of data retention drift by programming neighboring memory cells
A method includes, in a plurality of memory cells that share a common isolation layer and store in the common isolation layer quantities of electrical charge...
User device enabling access to payment information in response to
mechanical input detection
In certain embodiments, an electronic device can include a secure element that detects a mechanical input. The mechanical input can correspond to an instruction...
Redundant data storage schemes for multi-die memory systems
A method for data storage includes storing data in a memory that includes one or more memory units, each memory unit including memory blocks. The stored data is...
Resource restriction systems and methods
Resource restrictions are associated with a user identifier. A resource restriction agent receives operating system calls related for resources and provides...
Adaptive handling of priority inversions using transactions
An operating system of a data processing system receives a request from a first process to acquire an exclusive lock for accessing a resource of the data...
Early issue of null-predicated operations
In an embodiment, a processor includes an issue circuit configured to issue instruction operations for execution. The issue circuit may be configured to monitor...
User-centric widgets and dashboards
User-centric widgets and dashboards are automatically modified to reflect a user's goals and needs.
Touch pad with force sensors and actuator feedback
Electronic devices may use touch pads that have touch sensor arrays, force sensors, and actuators for providing tactile feedback. A touch pad may be mounted in...
Touch-sensitive button with two levels
A touch-sensitive depressible button with multiple depression thresholds is provided. When the button is depressed to a first depression threshold, the touch...
Disappearing button or slider
An input device is configured to receive input. The input is a deflection based capacitive sensing input. Deflection of a metal fame of the input device causes...
Touch sensor arrangements for organic light-emitting diode displays
Displays such as organic light-emitting diode displays may be provided with touch sensing capabilities. A touch sensor may be formed from electrodes located on...
Stylus with inertial sensor
A stylus may have an elongated body with opposing first and second ends. Electronic equipment may have a touch sensor that receives electromagnetic signals from...
Advanced fine-grained cache power management
Methods and apparatuses for reducing leakage power in a system cache within a memory controller. The system cache is divided into multiple sections, and each...
Electronic device having housing with embedded interconnects
An electronic device has an electronic device housing containing electrical components such as integrated circuits and other components. The electronic device...
Cover glass assembly removal
An internal fastening feature that also acts as a means of separating a housing body from a protective cover is disclosed. The internal fastening feature...
Bumper for a computing device and related assembly and method
Bumpers for electronic devices are provided. The bumpers may be formed from a polymer coupled to a housing via a primer. The primer may include a first...
A multipart computer housing is described. The multipart computer housing includes at least a structural support layer and a body. The body includes at least an...
Electronic device with display chassis structures
Electronic devices may include displays. A display may include backlight components that provide backlight illumination for the display. Backlight components...
Utilizing mobile wireless access gateways for location and context
Methods, program products, and systems of using a mobile WAP for location and context purposes are disclosed. In general, in one aspect, a server can estimate...
A pattern projector, comprising a light source, configured to emit a beam of light. A transparent substrate, which has a pair of mutually-opposed planar...
Display screen or portion thereof with animated graphical user interface
Portable display device
Portable display device with graphical user interface
Packaged capacitor component with multiple self-resonance frequencies
A packaged capacitor component such as a surface mount technology capacitor component may be formed with multiple self-resonant frequencies. The capacitor...
Embodiments disclosed herein relate generally to a compact device for providing Wi-Fi connectivity for an electronic device. The compact device is rotatably...
Device and method for setting a target power
A method, station and computer readable storage medium used for setting a power level of the station. The station implements a first processing layer that is a...
Beacon frame monitoring
Techniques are disclosed relating to reception of beacon frames. In one embodiment, an apparatus is disclosed that includes a radio circuit. The radio circuit...
Mesh network evaluation methods
Methods, software and apparatus for determining the quality of a wireless mesh network (ie a network comprising a plurality of access nodes supporting wireless...
Electronic device with accessory-based transmit power control
An electronic device may be provided with wireless circuitry for transmitting and receiving wireless signals. Control circuitry may be used to adjust transmit...
Auto-focus control using image statistics data with coarse and fine
Techniques are provided for determining an optimal focal position using auto-focus statistics. In one embodiment, such techniques may include generating coarse...
Handheld device capable of providing data tethering services while
maintaining suite of handheld service functions
An improved tethering system is described in which a handheld device can be used by a user to reach the same network that the handheld device also provides...
Adaptive channel estimation for coordinated multipoint cellular
Adaptive channel estimation technique selection for coordinated multipoint (CoMP) cellular communication in a wireless user equipment (UE) device. A channel...
Automated graphical user-interface layout
Embodiments of the present disclosure relate to automatic generation of dynamically changing layouts for a graphical user-interface. Specifically, embodiments...
Shunt integrated voltage regulator
A method and apparatus for augmenting an external voltage regulator with a shunt integrated voltage regulator is disclosed. In one embodiment, an integrated...
Electronic device with isolated cavity antennas
An electronic device may have a metal housing. The metal housing may have an upper housing in which a component such as a display is mounted and a lower housing...
Organic light-emitting diode display with double gate transistors
An organic light-emitting diode display may have an array of pixels. Each pixel may have an organic light-emitting diode and thin-film transistor circuitry that...
Conditional memory calibration cancellation
A method and apparatus for conditional cancellation of a calibration procedure is performed. In one embodiment, a memory controller is coupled to memory. The...
Song flow methodology in random playback
An electronic device can play back media items using a random playback mode. To ensure that related media items are played back in a proper order (e.g., live...
Color correction to facilitate switching between graphics-processing units
The described embodiments provide a system that facilitates a switch from using a first graphics-processing unit (GPU) to using a second GPU to drive a display....
Intelligently placing labels
Some embodiments provide a mapping application that displays a rotation of a 3D map and corresponding rotation of a set of map labels overlaying the 3D map in...
Display with peak luminance control sensitive to brightness setting
A display may have an array of display pixels to display images. Digital display data may be received by a digital-to-analog converter. The digital-to-analog...
Haptic modules with independently controllable vertical and horizontal
Electronic devices and methods for creating various haptic effects. In one example, an electronic device may include a first haptic module for creating a first...
Contact shadows in visual representations
Embodiments of the present disclosure relate to a process for creating contact shadows. Specifically, embodiments of the present disclosure include converting...
Rendering borders of elements of a graphical user interface
Systems and methods are described to render borders of controls and indicators in a graphical user interface (GUI), such that the rendered borders have...
Constructing road geometry
Some embodiments provide a method for a mapping service. The method generates an initial set of geometries for a road graph defined for a map region. The road...
Electronic device with automatic mode switching
An electronic device for predicting or anticipating a user's operational desires. The electronic device is ready to perform the anticipated function without...
Barcode recognition using data-driven classifier
A barcode decoding system and method are disclosed that use a data-driven classifier for transforming a potentially degraded barcode signal into a digit...
Electronic tag transmissions corresponding to physical disturbance of tag
In some embodiments, a seal is provided that includes an adhesive bottom layer, a non-adhesive top layer, and an electronic tag. The electronic tag can be...