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Temperature compensating transparent force sensor having a compliant layer
An optically transparent force sensor that may compensate for environmental effects, including, for example, variations in temperature of the device or the...
Optical sensing mechanisms for input devices
A computer or other electronic device including a processor and an input device, such as a track pad. The track pad being in communication with the processor...
L2 flush and memory fabric teardown
A system and a method which include one or more processors, a memory coupled to at least one of the processors, a communication link coupled to the memory, and...
Harvesting waste light in a portable computing device
An electronic device is disclosed that redirects light escaping from a display assembly light source to an illuminable region of the electronic device. In some...
Learning device interaction rules
Devices and methods are disclosed for establishing interaction among electronic devices of an environment. The device has a transmitter, receiver, memory for...
High dynamic range liquid crystal display
A display may have a first stage such as a color liquid crystal display stage and a second stage such as a monochromatic liquid crystal display stage that are...
Method and apparatus for power glitch detection in integrated circuits
A method and apparatus for power glitch detection in IC's is disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes a detection circuit in an IC detecting a voltage...
Panning for three-dimensional maps
Some embodiments provide a non-transitory machine-readable medium that stores a program which when executed on a device by at least one processing unit performs...
Wash-assisting brush device and method of use thereof
A wash-assisting brush device including a first wash-assisting body having a curved outer surface and a second wash-assisting body having a curved outer...
Composition for maintaining good color when thermally treating
A specially structured article is described which allows products made from the article to undergo a second heating without a dramatic color shift. This permits...
Rapid discharge forming process for amorphous metal
Embodiments herein relate processes for bulk solidifying amorphous metal alloys by rapid capacitor discharge.
Display screen or portion thereof with animated graphical user interface
3D flex soldering
In some designs, getting a flexible circuit (flex) to assume a bent state can be helpful in efficiently routing electrically conductive pathways. One efficient...
Printed circuit board features of a portable computer
Tools and fixtures for assembling a printed circuit board (PCB), such as a main logic board (MLB), in a portable computer device are described. A connector...
Cellular network assisted proximity services registration procedures and
event framework for proximity...
A system, apparatus, and method for providing proximity services (ProSe) registration, proximity request, proximity alert, proximity request cancellation, and...
System and method for network selection to transfer call session
A method performed by stations to transfer call sessions between different access networks. The methods include transmitting, by a first station to a second...
Antenna systems with common overhead for CDMA base stations
Systems and methods for use in CDMA antenna systems are provided in which signals each having a common overhead component are transmitted on a set of adjacent...
Adaptive room equalization using a speaker and a handheld listening device
A loudspeaker that measures the impulse response of a listening area is described. The loudspeaker may output sounds corresponding to a segment of an audio...
Deformable controller for electronic device
A deformable controller for an electronic device, such as a portable electronic device, is disclosed. A user can interact with the controller to cause it to...
Acoustic mesh and methods of use for electronic devices
An acoustically permeable material is disposed within an aperture of an electronic device to provide aesthetic appeal for the electronic device and protection...
Image sensor having a uniform digital power signature
An image sensor and a method of operating an image sensor to achieve a substantially uniform power signature. An array of pixels may be scanned using analog...
Electronic device with input-output component mounting structures
An electronic device may have a housing such as a metal housing. Openings may be formed in the housing to accommodate a button, to form a camera window, to form...
Methods and apparatus to support globalplatform.TM. usage on an embedded
Disclosed herein is a technique for managing one or more electronic Subscriber Identity Modules (eSIMs) on an embedded UICC (eUICC). In particular, the...
Method and apparatus for frequency hopping coexistence in unlicensed radio
frequency bands for mobile devices
Apparatus and methods for frequency hopping among a set of frequency channels used for secondary cells by wireless devices operating with carrier aggregation...
Restrictions on transmissions of control plane data with carrier
The disclosure describes apparatus and methods for communicating control plane data with a mobile device in a Long Term Evolution (LTE) network employing...
Radio telecommunications system and method of operating the same with
An apparatus or method for transmitting data blocks on a communications channel having a radio link between two stations including a user equipment comprises...
Systems and methods for performing power amplifier bias calibration
Wireless communications circuitry in an electronic device may include power amplifier circuitry that is powered using a bias voltage supplied by adjustable...
Methods for detecting mated coils
Methods and systems for improved efficiency when an inductive power transmitter associated with an inductive power transfer system experiences a low-load or...
Connector receptacle having a shield
Connector systems may include a connector receptacle and connector plug or insert. The connector receptacle may include a tongue. A first plurality of contacts...
Folding SO-DIMM socket
Sockets that provide easy access for users to change cards while allowing the use of thinner device enclosures. One example provides a socket having two...
Electronic device with passive antenna retuning circuitry
An electronic device may have wireless circuitry with antennas. An antenna may have an inverted-F antenna resonating element, an antenna ground, and other...
Role-facilitated editing operations
Some embodiments of the invention provides a media editing application that includes tools to perform a variety of different editing operations based on roles...
Content aware audio ducking
A novel audio ducking method that is aware of the loudness levels of the audio content is provided. The method specifies a minimum loudness separation between...
Polarized images for security
One embodiment may take the form of a method for providing security for access to a goal including storing a first image and receiving a second image comprising...
A device that provides a map and/or navigation application that displays items on the map and/or navigation instructions differently in different modes. The...
Tempered auto-adjusting, image-editing operation
Some embodiments provide a novel method for tempering an adjustment of an image to account for prior adjustments to the image. The adjustment in some...
Facilitating image capture and image review by visually impaired users
Techniques and mechanisms are provided for facilitating the capture and review of visual images by visually impaired users. In one implementation, these...
Method for validating dynamically loaded libraries using team identifiers
According to one embodiment, in response to a request received from an application by a launch module hosted by an operating system and executed by a processor...
Mobile device having human language translation capability with positional
A mobile electronic device has a touch sensitive screen and an accelerometer. A translator is to translate a word or phrase that is in a first human language...
Methods and apparatus for reducing power consumption within embedded
Methods and apparatus for managing connections between multiple internal integrated circuits (ICs) of, for example, a high-speed internal device interface....
High-performance ECC decoder
Methods for Error Correction Code (ECC) decoding include producing syndromes from a set of bits, which represent data that has been encoded with the ECC. An...
Memory management methods and systems
A method and an apparatus for determining a usage level of a memory device to notify a running application to perform memory reduction operations selected based...
Method and apparatus for optimized bulk constraint removal with
A method and apparatus of a device that removes constraints in solving a mathematical programming problem is described. The device identifies a plurality of...
Completing load and store instructions in a weakly-ordered memory model
Techniques are disclosed relating to completion of load and store instructions in a weakly-ordered memory model. In one embodiment, a processor includes a load...