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Cover glass to housing interface system
A display cover to housing interface system includes a display screen fronted by a display cover having front and obverse faces and a distal edge between the...
Adjusting connection states of a mobile wireless device based on a period
Methods, apparatuses and computer readable media are described that adjust radio resource control connection states between a mobile wireless device and a...
Techniques for channel sounding in a wireless communication system
A technique of operating a wireless communication device includes receiving an assigned starting point index and an assigned reference signal bandwidth for a...
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...
Monitoring a battery in a portable electronic device
The disclosed embodiments provide a system that monitors a battery in a portable electronic device. During operation, the system monitors a state of charge of...
Methods and apparatus for preferred data traffic (application) mode
Methods and apparatus for preferring connections between networks. In one embodiment, a mobile device is capable of hybrid network operation (e.g. LTE and CDMA...
Selective system information reading
A method for selectively reading system information is provided. The method can include a wireless communication device reading system information broadcast by...
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...
Network reselection for a wireless communication device
A network reselection procedure, of a wireless communication device, that occurs following a network detachment event, such as a device sleep event or a device...
User equipment with selective neighbor cell detection
Performing selective tune-away by a user equipment (UE). The UE may include a first radio that is configurable to operate according to a first radio access...
Negotiating a session personality based at least in part on a roaming
A method for negotiating a session personality based at least in part on a roaming agreement is provided. The method can include a roaming access network...
Non-intrusive region notification
Techniques of non-intrusive region notification are described. A mobile device can be programmed to trigger an application program when the mobile device enters...
Retroactive check-ins based on learned locations to which the user has
A mobile device enables its user to retroactively "check in," on social media, to locations to which the device has previously been. The mobile device...
Audio accessory with internal clock
An audio accessory is configured to receive and store meta data from a media player, including the media asset identification and current play position. The...
Dynamically formed acoustic volume
This application relates to methods and apparatus for waterproofing an electronic device having an audio output. More particularly a method for dynamically...
Methods and apparatus for context based line coding
Methods and apparatus intelligently switching between line coding schemes based on context. In one exemplary embodiment, an High Definition Multimedia Interface...
Line pair based full field sharpness test
Optical characteristics of an optical component for a high volume manufacture consumer electronics device can be tested using a test chart composed of a...
Electro-optic aperture device
An electro-optic aperture has a stack that includes a front transparent conductor medium, an active electro-chromic medium, and a rear transparent conductor...
Identifying dominant and non-dominant images in a burst mode capture
For cameras that capture several images in a burst mode, some embodiments of the invention provide a method that presents one or more of the captured images...
Message-based identification of an electronic device
A message-based identification process can facilitate reliable interoperation between accessories and host devices. During an identification process, the...
Efficient service advertisement and discovery in a peer-to-peer networking
environment with cooperative...
Operating conditions of a remote device and operating conditions of a local device are compared, where the local device and the remote device are located within...
Clock divider circuit with synchronized switching
The clock divider circuit includes a dividing circuit, a selection circuit, and a synchronization circuit. The dividing circuit is configured to receive an...
Combined dynamic processing and speaker protection for minimum distortion
audio playback loudness enhancement
Apparatuses, methods, computer readable mediums, and systems are described for combined dynamic processing and speaker protection for minimizing distortion in...
Instantaneous load current monitoring
A method and apparatus for monitoring instantaneous load current is disclosed. In one embodiment, an integrated circuit includes a voltage regulator and at...
Electronic device and charging device for electronic device
An electronic device. The electronic device may include a battery, and a charging system in electronic communication with the battery. The charging system may...
Biometric sensor chip having distributed sensor and control circuitry
A sensor includes a sensor array formed on a first side of a substrate and at least one circuit operative to communicate with the sensor array formed on a...
Device and method for improving AMOLED driving
Devices and methods for increasing the aperture ratio and providing more precise gray level control to pixels in an active matrix organic light emitting diode...
Ultra fine pitch PoP coreless package
A bottom package for a PoP (package-on-package) may be formed with a reinforcement layer supporting a thin or coreless substrate. The reinforcement layer may...
Data strobe to data delay calibration
A method and apparatus for performing a data strobe-to-data delay calibration is disclosed. In one embodiment, a data strobe signal, along with data, is...
Intelligent text-to-speech conversion
Techniques for improved text-to-speech processing are disclosed. The improved text-to-speech processing can convert text from an electronic document into an...
Synchronized, interactive augmented reality displays for multifunction
A device can receive live video of a real-world, physical environment on a touch sensitive surface. One or more objects can be identified in the live video. An...
Generating land cover for display by a mapping application
Some embodiments provide a method for conflating geometries to a road in a map region for an electronic mapping service. The method receives a first geometry...
Device, method, and graphical user interface for adjusting the appearance
of a control
An electronic device with a display displays a user interface on the display. The device determines a first set of content-display values for one or more...
Neighbor context caching in block processing pipelines
Methods and apparatus for caching neighbor data in a block processing pipeline that processes blocks in knight's order with quadrow constraints. Stages of the...
Search assistant for digital media assets
Techniques and systems for facilitating searching of digital media assets are disclosed. In one embodiment, a user can be assisted in entering search strings...
User configurable quick groups
This invention is directed to defining quick groups for easily associating keywords with an object (e.g., a media objection) accessible using an electronic...
Content based file chunking
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for transferring electronic data. In general, one aspect of...
Parallel runtime execution on multiple processors
A method and an apparatus that schedule a plurality of executables in a schedule queue for execution in one or more physical compute devices such as CPUs or...
Positionally informative remote display selection interface
A user interface presented on a local display eases user discrimination between multiple remote displays connected to a remotely controlled computer, thereby...
Automatically customizing a computer-executable application at runtime
Disclosed is a method of automatically customizing a computer executable application, such as a test automation harness, based on currently installed modules....
Latency reduction in read operations from data storage in a host device
An apparatus includes a memory and a processor. The processor is configured to send to a storage device a request from an application to retrieve data from the...
Portable electronic device for instant messaging
A portable electronic device for instant messaging is disclosed. One aspect of the invention involves a graphical user interface (GUI) on a portable electronic...
Multiple bridges single sided touch sensor
A touch sensor panel can include a plurality of drive lines crossing a plurality of sense lines, forming an array. The plurality of drives lines and the...
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 access to one or more resources of the...
Force sensing mouse
A force sensing input device (such as a force sensing mouse) includes at least one force sensor and at least one top portion movably connected to at least one...
Reducing touch sensor panel power consumption
Reducing power consumption in a touch screen. In some examples, a first level of touch accuracy can be determined, and a first portion of the touch screen can...
Dynamic voltage and frequency management based on active processors
In an embodiment, a system may include multiple processors and an automatic power state controller (APSC) configured to switch the processors between various...
Interrupt based power state management
A method and apparatus for power managed interrupt handling is disclosed. In one embodiment, a system includes one or more agents that may invoke an interrupt...
Adhesive bond with integrated release mechanism
This application relates to methods and apparatus relating to an adhesive bond that includes an integrated release mechanism. The adhesive bond can secure...