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Package with SoC and integrated memory
A semiconductor package includes a processor die (e.g., an SoC) and one or more memory die (e.g., DRAM) coupled to a ball grid array (BGA) substrate. The...
Low cost repackaging of thinned integrated devices
A method for mounting and embedding a thinned integrated circuit within a substrate is provided. In one embodiment, the thinned integrated circuit can receive...
Pivoting electrical switch
The embodiments discussed herein relate to electrical switches. Specifically, the embodiments include a pivoting switch that translates a rotational movement of...
Non-uniform dielectric layer capacitor for vibration and acoustics
A Non-Uniform Dielectric Layer, Multi-Layer-Ceramic-Capacitor (MLCC) has upper and lower dielectric layers separating upper and lower electrode layers, where...
Cable structures with insulating tape and systems and methods for making
Cable structures with insulating tape and systems and methods for making the same are provided. In some embodiments, a cable may include a first group of...
Identifying word-line-to-substrate and word-line-to-word-line
short-circuit events in a memory block
An apparatus includes a memory and a memory controller. The memory includes a memory block that includes memory cells connected by word lines. The memory...
Methods and apparatus for altering audio output signals
Methods, systems and computer readable media for altering an audio output are provided. In some embodiments, the system may change the original frequency...
Active noise cancellation decisions in a portable audio device
Active noise cancellation (ANC) circuitry is coupled to the input of an earpiece speaker in a portable audio device, to control the ambient acoustic noise...
Active noise cancellation using multiple reference microphone signals
In one aspect, multiple adaptive W filters and associated adaptive filter controllers are provided that use multiple reference microphone signals to produce...
Selecting audio samples of varying velocity level
Systems and methods for selecting audio samples in response to musical stimuli are provided. In some embodiments, an audio sample can be selected based on the...
Electronic device with display brightness control
Automatic display brightness adjustments may be made by an electronic device based on ambient light sensor data. Proximity sensor data from a light-based...
Queuing system for register file access
Techniques are disclosed relating to arbitration of requests to access a register file. In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a write queue and a register...
Fast queries in a multithreaded queue of a graphics system
According to one aspect of the invention, a query request is received from a client application at a multithreaded graphics framework. The multithreaded...
Portable multifunction device, method, and graphical user interface for
viewing and managing electronic calendars
In accordance with some embodiments, a computer-implemented method is performed at a portable multifunction device with a touch screen display. The touch screen...
Error compensation in three-dimensional mapping
A method for forming a three-dimensional (3D) map of an object, including illuminating the object from a light source so as to project a pattern onto the...
Learning based estimation of hand and finger pose
A method for processing data includes receiving a depth map of a scene containing a human hand, the depth map consisting of a matrix of pixels having respective...
Programming system and language for application development
In one embodiment, an improved programming system and language for application development is provided that combines elements of the C and Objective-C languages...
Embedded authentication systems in an electronic device
An electronic device with a display and a fingerprint sensor may authenticate a user for a respective function. While a respective function of the device is in...
Portable device, method, and graphical user interface for scrolling to
display the top of an electronic document
Described herein are devices, method and computer readable media that allow a device to display a portion of a web page on the touch screen display with...
Determination and reduction of parasitic capacitance variation due to
Embodiments described herein generally take the form of methods and systems for identifying and/or reducing a parasitic capacitance variation in a capacitive...
Reconstruction of original touch image from differential touch image
Reconstruction of an original touch image from a differential touch image is disclosed. Reconstruction can include aligning columns of the differential touch...
Hybrid force sensitive touch devices
A hybrid touch-screen display that integrates force-based touch-screen technology with any one from among a group of projective capacitive, surface capacitive,...
Touch sensing with mobile sensors
Apparatus and methods are disclosed for simultaneously tracking multiple finger and palm contacts as hands approach, touch, and slide across a ...
An intelligent stylus is disclosed. The stylus can provide a stylus condition in addition to a touch input. The stylus architecture can include multiple sensors...
Electronic device power protection circuitry
A host electronic device may be coupled to an accessory electronic device. During normal operation, the host device may supply the accessory device with power...
Controlling electronic devices using force sensors
Systems and methods for controlling electronic devices using force sensors include a plurality of force sensors configured such that they are operable to...
Processor power and performance manager
Techniques are provided for managing the power consumption and performance of a processing device. Power consumption and utilization ratios for a processing...
A magnetic attachment mechanism and method is described. The magnetic attachment mechanism can be used to releasably attach at least two objects together in a...
Touch screen display with transparent electrical shielding layer
A polarizer includes a polarizer component having a top surface and an opposite bottom surface. The bottom surface is configured to couple to a color filter...
Electronic devices with calibrated compasses
Electronic devices may be provided with compasses for detecting the Earth's magnetic field. Electronic devices may be provided with other electronic components....
Cover for an electronic device
A cover is described that is magnetically attached to a tablet device. The cover includes at least as flap. In the described embodiment, the flap includes a...
A platform is provided with a ladder to allow the user to easily ascend to the platform. A pair of stabilizing arms and jaws provides lateral stability to the...
Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
Display screen or portion thereof with animated graphical user interface
Audio speaker system
Combined audio jack and mobile electronic device enclosure
Enclosures for electronic devices are provided. These enclosures can be integrally formed with a full or partial receptacle connector shell for receiving...
Virtual access module distribution apparatus and methods
Apparatus and methods for distributing electronic access client modules for use with electronic devices. In one embodiment, the access client modules are...
Reducing communication silence when performing inter-technology handoff
To perform an inter-technology handoff, an indicator in a service request message is received by a mobile switching center (MSC). The indicator is to indicate...
Methods and apparatus for machine-to-machine based communication service
Methods and apparatus enabling a wireless network to provide differentiated services to a machine-to-machine (M2M) client. In one embodiment, the wireless...
Beamforming in varying sound pressure level
A method that uses a microphone array for spatially selective sound pickup during an audio-video recording session is described. An audio signal for the...
Reference and non-reference video quality evaluation
Devices and methods for determining image quality using full-reference and non-reference techniques. Full reference image quality may be determined prior to...