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Mapping application with automatic stepping capabilities
For a mobile device having a display area, a method of displaying instructional signs of a route in the display area is described. The method receives selection...
Low-profile speaker arrangements for compact electronic devices
A portable electronic device that provides audio sound output from multiple internal speakers to a common output audio opening in a housing of the portable...
Image sensor with flexible pixel summing
An image sensor can include pixels that are grouped into subsets of pixels, with each subset including three or more pixels. A method for asymmetrical high...
Managing digital media presented in online digital media store
Systems, methods and computer program products are disclosed for managing digital media for an artist or author in an online digital media store using an...
Apparatus and method for efficiently and securely exchanging connection
In the described embodiments, a connection data exchange ("CDX") service serves as an exchange point for connection data for establishing peer-to-peer ("P2P")...
One step security system in a network storage system
This is directed to providing access to content stored on a local cloud. In particular, a device can direct a librarian service overseeing the operation of a...
System and method for linking pre-installed software to a user account on
an online store
Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for associating an application that was pre-installed on a computer...
System and methods for assignation and use of media content subscription
This invention describes a system and methods for media content subscription service distribution; typical services include cable television, premium content...
Digital handshake for authentication of devices
This is directed to a digital handshake for establishing a secure communications path between two electronic devices. Each device can capture an image of the...
Methods and systems for rapid data acquisition over the internet
The present invention includes apparatuses, methods, computer readable media and systems comprising means for rapid data acquisition from a server are discussed...
Adaptive operational full-duplex and half-duplex FDD modes in wireless
Methods and apparatus that enable a wireless network system to dynamically change between full-duplex FDD operation and half-duplex FDD operation in order to...
Methods and apparatus for low power audio visual interface calibration
Methods and apparatus for calibration of interface operation of a display device. In one exemplary embodiment of the invention, an embedded DisplayPort (eDP)...
Gate signal adjustment circuit
A gate signal adjustment circuit for a display is disclosed. The gate signal adjustment circuit can adjust a transition time of a gate signal used to drive data...
Electronic device with balanced-fed satellite communications antennas
An electronic device may include balance-fed antenna structures that do not have direct paths to ground. The antenna structures may serve as a Global...
Flexible shock absorbing connections within a mobile computing device
The subject matter of the disclosure relates to connectors for antenna feed assemblies and display coupling components of a mobile device. The flexible...
Corner bracket slot antennas
A display cover layer may be mounted in an electronic device housing using housing structures such as corner brackets. A slot antenna may be formed from a...
Electrostatic discharge (ESD) silicon controlled rectifier (SCR) with
lateral gated section
In an embodiment, an ESD protection circuit may include an STI-bound SCR and a gated SCR that may be electrically in parallel with the STI-bound SCR. The gated...
Thermally enhanced wafer level fan-out POP package
In some embodiments, a semiconductor device package assembly may include a first substrate. The semiconductor device package assembly may include a first die...
Intelligent automated assistant
An intelligent automated assistant system engages with the user in an integrated, conversational manner using natural language dialog, and invokes external...
Low power display device with variable refresh rates
The disclosure describes procedures for dynamically employing a variable refresh rate at an LCD display of a consumer electronic device, such as a laptop...
Display driver precharge circuitry
Systems and methods for efficiently generating display driver timing signals are provided. In one example, display driver circuitry of an electronic display may...
Systems and methods for statistics collection using pixel mask
Systems and methods are provided for collecting image statistics using a pixel mask. In one example, statistics collection logic of an image signal processor...
User interface for accessing an applet in a browser on a mobile device
Information about a product advertised on a web page is presented separately, but concurrently, with the content of the web page, to avoid having to navigate...
System and method for situational location relevant invocable speed
Situational location dependent information is transmitted from a server data processing system to a receiving data processing system. A candidate delivery event...
Mobile device with predictive routing engine
Some embodiments of the invention provide a mobile device with a novel route prediction engine that (1) can formulate predictions about current or future...
Dynamic media content previews
A sandboxed process is initiated in response to a request for a preview of dynamic media content. A stream of frames is generated in a preview specific format...
Methods and systems for managing data
Systems and methods for managing data, such as metadata or index databases. In one exemplary method, a notification that an existing file has been modified or...
Use of host system resources by memory controller
A method for data storage includes, in a system that includes a host having a host memory and a memory controller that is separate from the host and stores data...
Methods and apparatus for multi-phase restore
Methods and apparatus to identify at least a first portion and a second portion of resources to restore to a device are described. The first portion of the...
Automatic service lifecycle management
A method is described for assisting execution of an application that is implemented with individual blocks of program code that are executable with separate...
Instruction set architecture mode dependent sub-size access of register
with associated status indication
A system and method for efficiently reducing the power consumption of register file accesses. A processor is operable to execute instructions with two or more...
Vector hazard check instruction with reduced source operands
In an embodiment, a processor may implement a vector hazard check instruction to detect dependencies between vector memory operations based on the addresses of...
Running shift for divide instructions for processing vectors
A processor may generate a result vector when executing a RunningShiftForDivide1P or RunningShiftForDivide2P instruction. For example, upon executing a...
Document publishing model
Some embodiments described herein provide a content publishing tool for publishing documents to a content distribution system. The content publishing tool in...
Dynamic interactive entertainment venue
Disclosed are various embodiments of systems and methods for generating composite mediasets from mediasets, each comprising media items, associated with a...
Pop-up menu interface
Approaches are disclosed for generating a menu that may be used to provide a set of bounded options for populating associated cells of a table. In certain...
Tool for navigating a composite presentation
A computer readable medium storing a media editing application for creating media presentations is described. The application includes a graphical user...
Single layer touch-sensitive display
A touch sensor panel having co-planar single-layer touch sensors fabricated on a single side of a substrate is disclosed. The drive and sense lines can be...
Low complexity gate line driver circuitry
Gate driver circuitry that controls an array of display elements is described. The gate driver circuitry has gate drivers that apply a control pulse to each of...
Touch surface for simulating materials
A system for simulating materials using touch surfaces includes a touch surface, an actuator and/or an temperature control device, and a control unit. The...
Power control for cache structures
Techniques are disclosed relating to reducing power consumption in integrated circuits. In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a cache having a set of tag...
Methods and apparatuses for operating a data processing system
Methods and apparatuses to manage working states of a data processing system. At least one embodiment of the present invention includes a data processing system...
Display system with distributed LED backlight
A display system with a distributed LED backlight includes: providing a plurality of tile LED light sources, each tile LED light source having a tile and a...
Electronic device display with damage-resistant polarizer
A display polarizer may have a polymer layer such as a polyvinyl alcohol layer coated with a dichroic dye such as iodine. A polymer layer such as a tri-acetyl...
Folded telephoto camera lens system
A folded telephoto lens system may include multiple lenses with refractive power and a light path folding element. Light entering the camera through lens(es) on...
Devices and methods for testing flex cable shielding
Methods and devices for testing flex cable shielding of a consumer electronic device are provided. In one example, a method may include applying a signal across...
Remote control systems that can distinguish stray light sources
Remote control systems that can distinguish predetermined light sources from stray light sources, e.g., environmental light sources and/or reflections are...
Accessory units for consumer electronic devices and related assemblies and
An accessory unit includes a front flap and a rear cover. The rear cover includes a recessed portion that defines a chamber and a frame that extends about an...
Method for laser engraved reflective surface structures
Techniques or processes for providing markings on products are disclosed. In one embodiment, the products have housings and the markings are to be provided on...
Cast core insert out of etchable material
Provided in an embodiment is a method for molding, including: providing a molten alloy in a space between a mold cavity and an etchable block shaped to form an...