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US-9,652,560 Non-blocking memory management unit
Techniques are disclosed relating to handling page faults created by a processor unit. In some embodiments, such techniques may be used within the context of...
US-9,652,518 Synchronization methods and systems
Synchronization architectures, methods, systems, and computer readable media are described. One exemplary embodiment includes a first software component which...
US-9,652,371 Lookahead scheme for prioritized reads
A circular queue implementing a scheme for prioritized reads is disclosed. In one embodiment, a circular queue (or buffer) includes a number of storage...
US-9,652,134 Avatars reflecting user states
Methods, systems, and computer-readable media for creating and using customized avatar instances to reflect current user states are disclosed. In various...
US-9,652,088 Fabrication of touch sensor panel using laser ablation
Fabrication of a touch sensor panel using laser ablation is disclosed. The fabricated touch sensor panel can have its touch sensors formed from conductive...
US-9,651,628 Method and apparatus for determining a capacity of a battery
Some embodiments of the present invention provide a system that accurately and reliably updates a full charge capacity of a battery. During operation, the...
US-9,651,405 Dynamic adjustment of a sampling rate for an optical encoder
A light source in a rotary optical encoder can illuminate a pattern on a rotatable shaft and an optical sensor can detect either the light that is reflected or...
US-9,649,685 Injection compression molding of amorphous alloys
Various embodiments provide methods and apparatus for forming bulk metallic glass (BMG) articles using a mold having a stationary mold part and a movable mold...
US-9,648,928 Expandable band
An expandable band includes one or more expandable links and one or more expansion mechanisms. The expandable link is movable between expanded and contracted...
US-9,648,780 Manufacturing fixtures for small form factor desktop computer
One automated process for evenly applying a thin layer within a device housing includes applying a vacuum hold from a curved surface applicator to the thin...
US-9,648,744 Ejectable component assemblies in electronic devices
Electronic devices are provided with ejectable component assemblies. Each ejectable component assembly may include a tray that can be loaded with one or more...
US-9,648,639 Uplink control channel allocation in a communication system and communicating the allocation
Various methods of allocating uplink control channels in a communication system are implemented at a resource scheduler or a user equipment (UE). In one method...
US-9,648,633 Virtual WLAN interface for cellular data offloading in a wireless device
This disclosure relates to use of WLAN virtual interfaces. According to one embodiment, a wireless device may be capable of using a WLAN chipset for user...
US-9,648,533 Method and system for soft handoff in mobile broadband systems
The present invention provides a method and system for facilitating efficient handoff and data throughput in mobile broadband communication systems. Methods...
US-9,648,518 Dynamic selection of coexistence profiles for improved Wi-Fi/bluetooth coexistence
A device may store a plurality of different coexistence profiles for different possible communication scenarios. The device may be initialized with a first one...
US-9,648,492 Location-based update of subscriber identity information in a wireless device
Location-based subscriber identity update in a wireless user equipment (UE) device. A location of the UE may be determined. An indication of a plurality of...
US-9,648,489 System and method for restricting mobility in wireless networks
This invention provides a method, system and apparatus for controlling mobility on a wireless network, which includes retrieving a network mobility preference,...
US-9,648,409 Earphones with ear presence sensors
An electronic device may be coupled to an accessory such as a pair of earphones. The earphones may have ear presence sensor structures that determine whether or...
US-9,648,261 Account for clipped pixels in auto-focus statistics collection
An image processing pipeline may account for clipped pixels in auto focus statistics. Generating auto focus statistics may include evaluating a neighborhood of...
US-9,648,062 Systems and methods for multitasking on an electronic device with a touch-sensitive display
Systems and methods for multitasking using touch-sensitive devices are disclosed herein. In one aspect, a method includes: displaying, on a touch-sensitive...
US-9,647,850 Location-based device automation
This disclosure describes systems, methods, and computer program products for identifying a presence of a plurality of mobile devices at a geographic location;...
US-9,647,701 Methods and apparatus for the intelligent association of control symbols
Methods and apparatus for the intelligent association of control symbols with special symbols that are transmitted over a network. In one embodiment, the...
US-9,647,653 Method for reduced power clock frequency monitoring
An apparatus may include first and second clock monitors. The first clock monitor may be configured to receive a first clock signal and assert a first signal if...
US-9,647,533 PFC circuits with very low THD
A boost chopper circuit is described that an alternating current (AC) power source; at least one inductor connected to said AC power source; a rectifier...
US-9,647,489 Brownout avoidance
Examples of the disclosure are directed to methods of managing power of various modules of an electronic device to prevent the voltage of the battery from...
US-9,647,419 Active silicon optical bench
An integrated photonic module includes a semiconductor substrate configured to serve as an optical bench. Alternating layers of insulating and conducting...
US-9,647,398 Dual orientation electronic connector
A dual orientation connector having a connector tab with first and second major opposing sides and a plurality of electrical contacts carried by the connector...
US-9,647,332 Electronic device antenna with interference mitigation circuitry
An electronic device may be provided with an antenna. The antenna may have an antenna resonating element and an antenna ground. The antenna resonating element...
US-9,647,048 Capacitor structures for display pixel threshold voltage compensation circuits
A display may have an array of organic light-emitting diode display pixels. Each display pixel may have a light-emitting diode that emits light under control of...
US-9,646,614 Fast, language-independent method for user authentication by voice
A method and system for training a user authentication by voice signal are described. In one embodiment, a set of feature vectors are decomposed into...
US-9,646,609 Caching apparatus for serving phonetic pronunciations
Systems and processes for generating a shared pronunciation lexicon and using the shared pronunciation lexicon to interpret spoken user inputs received by a...
US-9,646,573 Head-mounted display apparatus for retaining a portable electronic device with display
Head-mounted display systems and methods of operation that allow users to couple and decouple a portable electronic device such as a handheld portable...
US-9,646,563 Managing back pressure during compressed frame writeback for idle screens
A display pipe is configured to generate output frames for display. Additionally, the display pipe may be configured to compress an output frame and write the...
US-9,646,471 User interface using tactile output
The present disclosure generally relates to user interfaces using tactile output. At a device, determine a first position of the device relative to a point of...
US-9,646,422 Method for representing points of interest in a view of a real environment on a mobile device and mobile device...
There is disclosed a method and mobile device for displaying points of interest in a view of a real environment displayed on a screen of the mobile device with...
US-9,646,318 Updating point of interest data using georeferenced transaction data
Georeferenced transaction data is harvested ("crowd-sourced") from client devices and sent to a network-based map service. The map service performs cluster...
US-9,646,137 Systems and methods for providing audio and visual cues via a portable electronic device
Methods and systems for providing a lifestyle companion system are provided. The lifestyle companion system can provide a platform to conduct a user interview....
US-9,645,998 Learning new words
Systems and methods are disclosed for a server learning new words generated by user client devices in a crowdsourced manner while maintaining local differential...
US-9,645,966 Synchronizing handles for user accounts across multiple electronic devices
The disclosed embodiments provide a system that manages access to a user account from an electronic device. The system includes an identity service that...
US-9,645,946 Encryption for solid state drives (SSDs)
Disclosed herein are techniques for encrypting data stored on a solid-state drive (SSD) managed by a system (e.g., a computing device). Specifically, the system...
US-9,645,916 Performance testing for blocks of code
Systems, methods, and computer-readable storage media for testing performance of blocks of code. A system can first receive a request to run a performance test...
US-9,645,836 Electronic device with automatic mode switching
An automatic hold switch is disclosed. The automatic hold switch provides a means for automatically switching a hold feature on and off. When the hold feature...
US-9,645,791 Multiplier unit with speculative rounding for use with division and square-root operations
Embodiments of a multiplier unit that may be used for division and square root operations are disclosed. The embodiments may provide a reduced and fixed latency...
US-9,645,782 Multiple displays for displaying workspaces
A first workspace, which may include one or more windows, may be associated with a first display device. A second workspace, which may also include one or more...
US-9,645,732 Devices, methods, and graphical user interfaces for displaying and using menus
An electronic device: displays, on a display, a user interface that includes one or more user interface elements; and detects a press input by a contact on a...
US-9,645,726 Mapping application with interactive dynamic scale and smart zoom
Some embodiments provide a mapping application that includes a novel dynamic scale that can be used to perform different zoom operations. In some embodiments,...
US-9,645,721 Device input modes with corresponding cover configurations
A method performed by a tablet device having a touch screen display and at least one sensor coupled to a processor includes using the at least one sensor to...
US-9,645,709 Devices, methods, and graphical user interfaces for manipulating user interface objects with visual and/or...
An electronic device with a touch-sensitive surface, a display, and one or more sensors to detect intensity of contacts: displays user interface objects in a...
US-9,645,699 Device, method, and graphical user interface for adjusting partially off-screen windows
An electronic device with a display bounded by a plurality of edges: displays a first portion of a first window on the display while not displaying a remaining...
US-9,645,669 Device, method, and user interface for processing intensity of touch contacts
An electronic device includes a touch-sensitive surface. The electronic device includes one or more sensors to detect intensity of contacts with the...
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