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US-9,779,676 Integrated touch sensor and force sensor for an electronic device
Systems and method of performing touch and force sensing in an electronic device. The device includes a cover and an array of touch-sensor electrodes disposed...
US-9,779,664 Concurrently refreshing multiple areas of a display device using multiple different refresh rates
This application relates to methods and apparatus for refreshing a display device at various frequencies. Specifically, multiple areas of the display device can...
US-9,779,596 Devices and methods for locating accessories of an electronic device
Devices and methods for locating accessories of an electronic device are provided. In one example, a method may include detecting parameters associated with...
US-9,779,592 Geared haptic feedback element
A thin haptic feedback element suitable to provide a perceivable single pulse haptic feedback including an electromagnetic coil, a permanent magnet or other...
US-9,779,468 Method for chaining media processing
An embodiment of a system may include a plurality of media units, a processor, and circuitry. Each media unit may be configured to execute one or more commands...
US-9,779,038 Efficient suspend-resume operation in memory devices
A method includes executing a first memory access operation in a memory. A progress indication, which is indicative of a progress of execution of the first...
US-9,778,950 Throttling circuitry
Techniques are disclosed relating to processor power control and interrupts. In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a processor configured to assert an...
US-9,778,921 Method for creating, exporting, sharing, and installing graphics functional blocks
Systems, apparatuses, computer readable media, and methods for creating, exporting, sharing, and installing graphics functional blocks are described herein. In...
US-9,778,837 Mobile computing device with multiple access modes
Some embodiments of the invention provide a mobile device that restricts access to its applications. The mobile device, displays, on the device's touch screen...
US-9,778,815 Three dimensional user interface effects on a display
The techniques disclosed herein may use various sensors to infer a frame of reference for a hand-held device. In fact, with various inertial clues from...
US-9,778,807 Multi-touch input discrimination
Techniques for identifying and discriminating between different types of contacts to a multi-touch touch-screen device are described. Illustrative contact types...
US-9,778,789 Touch rejection
The rejection of undesired touch events on a touch surface is disclosed. A weighted meta-centroid of all touch events can be computed. In some examples, touches...
US-9,778,771 Device, method, and graphical user interface for transitioning between touch input to display output relationships
An electronic device with a touch-sensitive surface, a display, and one or more sensors to detect intensity of contacts, detects a contact, determines a...
US-9,778,728 System on a chip with fast wake from sleep
In an embodiment, a system on a chip (SOC) includes a component that remains powered when the remainder of the SOC is powered off. The component may include a...
US-9,778,727 Ambient light sensors with auto gain switching capabilities
An ambient light sensor that is operable in high gain mode and low gain mode is provided. The high gain mode may help provide satisfactory sensitivity at low...
US-9,778,705 Electronic device with moveable contacts at an exterior surface
An accessory device comprising: an enclosure; one or more electrical components positioned within or attached to the enclosure; an attachment feature connected...
US-9,778,690 Adaptive docking station
An aesthetically pleasing docking station that is able to accommodate electronic devices with and without cases. An actuator within the docking station allows...
US-9,778,685 Housing for portable electronic device with reduced border region
An electronic device having a housing structure that is configured to receive at least one glass cover is disclosed. The glass cover serves to cover a display...
US-9,778,345 Providing transit information
Methods, systems, and computer program products for determining transit routes through crowd-sourcing, for determining an estimated time of arrival (ETA) of a...
US-9,778,324 Yoke configuration to reduce high offset in X-, Y-, and Z-magnetic sensors
An electronic device may be provided with an electronic compass. The electronic compass may include magnetic sensors. The magnetic sensors may include thin-film...
US-9,777,398 Plane orientation of crystalline structures
Systems and method for creating crystalline parts having a desired primary and secondary crystallographic orientations are provided. One embodiment may take the...
US-9,777,397 Continuous sapphire growth
Systems and methods for continuous sapphire growth are disclosed. One embodiment may take the form of a method including feeding a base material into a crucible...
US-9,776,364 Method for instructing a 3D printing system comprising a 3D printer and 3D printing system
A method for instructing a 3D printing system that includes a 3D printer provided with a printing coordinate system to print at least one first object onto an...
US-D798,905 Electronic device
US-D798,900 Display screen or portion thereof with icon
US-D798,896 Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
US-D798,760 Band
US-9,775,086 Device and method for optimized handovers
A device and method performs a handover. The method includes establishing a connection to a cellular network. The method includes determining whether a WiFi...
US-9,774,270 Systems and methods of operation for power converters having series-parallel mode active clamps
Systems and methods for operating improved flyback converters are disclosed, in which leakage energy is returned to the input power source rather than to the...
US-9,773,409 Automatically configuring a remote control for a device
Intuitive methods of automatically configuring a remote control for multiple electronic devices are disclosed. The remote control can be automatically...
US-9,772,759 Device, method, and graphical user interface for data input using virtual sliders
An electronic device with a display and a touch-sensitive surface detects a first user input that selects a first numerical value field and, in response,...
US-9,771,642 BMG parts having greater than critical casting thickness and method for making the same
The embodiments described herein relate to BMG articles with high bulk having all dimensions greater than the critical dimension. Exemplary BMG article can...
US-9,771,186 Shipping bag with non-registering handle
A handled shipping bag or sack is described that is capable of manufacture without requiring registration of the handle to a width of the bag. The shipping bag...
US-9,769,929 Interconnect structures for electronic devices with component arrays
An array of electrical components may be mounted in openings in an electronic device housing. The housing may have a cylindrical shape or other curved shape. A...
US-9,769,920 Flexible printed circuits with bend retention structures
An electronic device may be provided with printed circuits. Electrical components may be interconnected using signal paths formed from metal traces in the...
US-9,769,866 Methods and apparatus to support network-based IP flow mobility via multiple wireless accesses for a wireless...
Apparatus and methods to support IP flow mobility (IFOM) via multiple wireless accesses in a wireless device are disclosed. The wireless device initiates...
US-9,769,858 Seamless connectivity between hearing aid and multiple devices
A method for controlling a peripheral from a group of computing devices is provided. The method sets up a group of computing devices for providing media content...
US-9,769,824 Systems and methods for OFDM channelization
Systems and methods for OFDM channelization are provided that allow for the coexistence of sub-band channels and diversity channels. Methods of defining...
US-9,769,723 Performing WiFi and cellular handover using device-specific thresholds
An apparatus, system, and method for performing handover of a mobile station (MS) between a base station (BS) and an access point (AP) are described. In one...
US-9,769,712 Circuit-switched fallback with improved reliability in pool overlap areas
Performing a circuit-switched fallback (CSFB) call with improved reliability. A request to establish a CSFB call may be received by a UE that is currently in a...
US-9,769,634 Providing personalized content based on historical interaction with a mobile device
Methods and computer products can provide personalized content based on historical interaction with a mobile device. A computing device can receive information...
US-9,769,622 Indoor location survey assisted by a motion path on a venue map
Methods, systems, and computer program product for generating location fingerprint data for a venue are described. A sampling device surveying a venue can move...
US-9,769,598 Proximity and tap detection using a wireless system
A method for detecting the proximity of a signal source using wireless systems is contemplated in which a wireless mobile device wirelessly receives packets...
US-9,769,558 Wireless pairing of earbuds and case
A case for a pair of wireless earbuds includes a lid and a lid sensor configured to generate a detect signal when the lid is moved from a closed position to an...
US-9,769,552 Method and apparatus for estimating talker distance
An audio capture device generates two microphone beam patterns with different directivity indices. The audio capture device may determine the position of a user...
US-9,769,480 Adaptive color space transform coding
An encoder system may include an analyzer that analyzes a current image area in an input video to select a transform. A selectable residue transformer,...
US-9,769,473 Predictive video coder with low power reference picture transformation
Video coders may perform perspective transformation of reference frames during coding in a manner that conserves processing resources. When a new input frame is...
US-9,769,389 Mobile zoom using multiple optical image stabilization cameras
In some embodiments, a first camera unit of a multifunction device for capturing a first image of a first visual field includes a first actuator for moving a...
US-9,769,301 Accessory device application bundling
In response to receiving an application for operation on an accessory device and an interface definition, a computer device produces an application package that...
US-9,769,256 Directing data in a web browser from a portable electronic device
Some embodiments provide a system for interacting with a web browser. During operation, the system establishes a network connection with the web browser from a...
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