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Cache allocation scheme optimized for browsing applications
Methods and systems for cache allocation schemes optimized for browsing applications. A memory controller includes a memory cache for reducing the number of...
Activity tracing diagnostic systems and methods
Systems and methods are disclosed for logging encoded diagnostic information from a sequence of processing operations, the processing operations generated by an...
Global z-order for windows
In some implementations, windows can be displayed based on a global z-order. The global z-order can be maintained for all open windows. The global z-order can...
Method and apparatus for localization of haptic feedback
In an embodiment, a haptic feedback system includes a plurality of actuators to provide tactile feedback associated with an input surface. Each actuator is...
System power management using communication bus protocols
Embodiments of an apparatus and method are disclosed that may allow for managing power of a computing system. The apparatus may include a clock generation...
High voltage charging for a portable device
Techniques for performing high-voltage charging of electronic devices are provided. A portable device can communicate with a power supply over a data...
Control scheme to temporarily raise supply voltage in response to sudden
change in current demand
A system for managing changes in current demand, including one or more processors, a memory coupled to at least one of the processors, a clock generation...
Computer internal architecture
An internal component and external interface arrangement for a cylindrical compact computing system is described that includes at least a structural heat sink...
Method for calibrating a clock signal generator in a reduced power state
Various embodiments of a clock generator are disclosed. An example system may include a functional unit, and a clock generation unit configured to adjust a...
Suspension for camera trim enabling thinner camera stack
A camera assembly and a method for mounting it in a portable electronic device are provided. The assembly includes a camera module, and a camera trim coupled...
Electronic device with inverted liquid crystal display
An electronic device may have a liquid crystal display with backlight structures. The backlight structures may produce backlight that passes through an array of...
Column spacer design for a display incorporating a third metal layer
A display that contains a column spacer arrangement which takes advantage of a protrusion on a TFT substrate is provided. One set of column spacers is disposed...
Scalable and efficient cutting of map tiles
A process is provided that reduces the amount of data for a map tile that could not be displayed separately on the scale of that tile. The process generates an...
Assembly process for glue-free hinge
Glue-free hinge assemblies including press-fit pins are disclosed. A press-fit pin of one material can mechanically attach to a workpiece of another material...
Method and apparatus for candidate list generation for uplink V-MIMO
A method selects mobile station candidates for use with virtual multiple-input multiple-output ("V-MIMO") in a communication system. The communication system...
Systems and methods for cell selection and reselection by improving system
information reading procedure
Described herein are methods performed by user equipment ("UE") for carrier aggregation deployment and organization in unlicensed bands. The method includes...
Multiple cell measurement and data reception in a wireless communication
Methods, apparatuses and computer readable media are described that configure wireless circuitry of a wireless communication device connected to a wireless...
Modeling connectivity of transit systems
Methods, program products, and systems for using a location fingerprint database to determine a location of a mobile device are described. A mobile device can...
Wireless proximity pairing of user-interface devices
In order to establish a connection between electronic devices, after receiving an advertising packet from another electronic device, an electronic device...
Push notification initiated background updates
In some implementations, a mobile device can be configured to monitor environmental, system and user events. The occurrence of one or more events can trigger...
Parallel encoding of bypass binary symbols in CABAC encoder
A video encoder may include a context-adaptive binary arithmetic coding (CABAC) encode component that converts each syntax element of a representation of a...
Efficient service advertisement and discovery in a peer-to-peer networking
environment with dynamic...
A local device is configured to monitor operating conditions coupled to a wireless network. An advertisement period is dynamically adjusted based on the...
Electronic device with low noise amplifier module
An electronic device may include an antenna, a transceiver, and a low noise amplifier module that amplifies receive signals from the antenna to the transceiver...
Hysteretic-mode pulse frequency modulated (HM-PFM) resonant AC to DC
The disclosed embodiments provide an AC/DC power converter that converts an AC input voltage into a DC output voltage. This AC/DC power converter includes an...
Micro device transfer system with pivot mount
Systems and methods for transferring a micro device from a carrier substrate are disclosed. In an embodiment, a micro pick up array mount includes a pivot...
Data storage in a memory block following WL-WL short
A method includes defining a normal voltage configuration for application to word lines (WLs) and Bit lines (BLs) of a memory block, and a an abnormal voltage...
Refresh rate dependent dithering
Systems, methods, and device are provided to perform refresh-rate dependent dithering. One embodiment of the present disclosure describes a computing device...
Temporal filtering for dynamic pixel and backlight control
Systems, methods, and devices are provided for temporal filtering of tone mapping slopes used in adjusting the power consumed by a backlight of an electronic...
Graphics hardware mode controls
In one embodiment, a system controls a duty cycle of a processor (e.g. a graphics processing unit (GPU)) to manage power. The GPU may include a snoop indicator...
Activation of digital products on mobile electronic devices
Systems, methods and apparatus for distribution of digital products to portable electronic devices are disclosed. Digital products, such as digital assets or...
Finger biometric sensing device including error compensation circuitry and
A finger biometric sensing device may include an array of finger biometric sensing pixel electrodes and a gain stage coupled to the array of finger biometric...
Finger biometric sensor including circuitry for acquiring finger biometric
data based upon finger stability and...
A finger biometric sensor may include an array of finger biometric sensing pixels and processing circuitry coupled to the array of finger biometric sensing...
Method for executing an application in a restricted operating environment
A user is presented with one or more user-level permissions in a human understandable language, where the one or more user-level permissions represent one or...
Annotation of movies
A method of annotating a digital clip and setting a duration over which the annotation applies is disclosed. The method provides a graphical user interface...
Multiple object types on a canvas
Including multiple types of objects on a canvas is disclosed. In some embodiments, an ability to include on a displayed canvas simultaneously a set of objects...
Dynamic attribute inference
In an embodiment, a processor may be configured to dynamically infer one or more attributes of input and/or output registers of an instruction, given the...
Prediction optimizations for Macroscalar vector partitioning loops
A method of predicting a backward conditional branch instruction used in a vector partitioning loop includes detecting the first conditional branch instruction...
Displaying a selectable item over a blurred user interface
Techniques and systems for centralized access to multimedia content stored on or available to a computing device are disclosed. The centralized access can be...
Automated response to and sensing of user activity in portable devices
The various methods and devices described herein relate to devices which, in at least certain embodiments, may include one or more sensors for providing data...
Snap domes as sensor protection
A protection mechanism for force-based touch sensitive input panels or displays comprising a "snap dome", e.g., a semi-rigid pliable dome positioned over each...
Touch event model
Embodiments of the present invention are directed to methods, software, devices and APIs for defining touch events for application level software. Furthermore,...
Quality-of-service management in power-throttled storage devices
A method includes, in a host that stores data in a storage device, instructing the storage device to operate in a power throttling mode that limits power...
Selectable phase or cycle jitter detector
Embodiments of a jitter detection circuit are disclosed that may allow for detecting both cycle and phase jitter in a clock distribution network. The jitter...
Elevation assistance for location determination
In some implementations, a tightly-coupled elevation-assisted location estimate can be calculated based on digital elevation model (DEM) elevation measurements...
Heat transfer structure
An electronic device can include a heat transfer structure that is positioned between a first component that generates heat and a second component that...
Methods and systems for forming a dual layer housing
Methods and apparatus for applying internal features or complex mechanical structures to a surface of a metal part are disclosed. According to one aspect of the...