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Editing operations facilitated by metadata
Some embodiments provide a media editing application that uses metadata or metadata tags associated with media content to facilitate editing operations. In some...
Stochastic block allocation for improved wear leveling
Systems and methods are disclosed for stochastic block allocation for improved wear leveling for a system having non-volatile memory ("NVM"). The system can...
Operation of a computer with touch screen interface
A touch screen computer executes an application. A method of operating the touch screen computer in response to a user is provided. A virtual input device is...
Gesturing with a multipoint sensing device
Methods and systems for implementing gestures with sensing devices are disclosed. More particularly, methods and systems related to gesturing with multipoint...
Power management enhancement
In one embodiment described herein, a device having an account permitting access to network-based storage, receives a push notification indicating that one or...
The described embodiment relates generally to the field of thermal management. More specifically an apparatus for cooling a unibody computing device with...
Display with column spacer structures for enhanced light leakage and
A display may have a layer of liquid crystal material between a color filter layer and a thin-film transistor layer. Column spacer structures may be formed...
Displays with reflective polarizers
An electronic device may be provided with a display mounted in a housing. The display may include a liquid crystal display module and a reflective polarizer...
Display backlight with closely spaced light-emitting diode packages
An electronic device may be provided with a display having backlight structures that include a light guide plate formed from a clear polymer film. The polymer...
Optical pattern projection
Optical apparatus includes first and second diffractive optical elements (DOEs) arranged in series to diffract an input beam of radiation. The first DOE is...
Light guide plate with blunt edges
Electronic devices may include displays. A display may include display layers having an array of display pixels and a backlight unit that provides backlight...
Cold chamber die casting with melt crucible under vacuum environment
Exemplary embodiments described herein related to methods and systems for casting metal alloys into articles such as BMG articles. In one embodiment, processes...
Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
Multi-layered ceramic enclosure
Techniques for fabricating a laminated ceramic housing that can be used for a handheld computing device that includes an enclosure having structural walls...
Adaptive channel state feedback based on channel estimation
characteristics and reporting requirements
Providing adaptive channel state feedback (CSF) reports in discontinuous reception (DRX) scenarios in a power-efficient manner. The described algorithm may be...
Managing power consumption of transmission circuitry in a wireless
Methods, apparatuses and computer readable media are described that manage transmit power levels for a wireless device connected to a network access system of a...
System and method for filtering access points presented to a user and
locking onto an access point
The present invention filters access points presented to a user and locks onto an access point. The present invention includes an access point filtering unit...
Methods and apparatus for performing handover between a long term
evolution (LTE) network and another type of...
A method for performing handover by wireless User Equipment (UE) is provided. The UE includes a Long Term Evolution-Mobile Extreme Convergence (LTE-MXC)...
Electronic devices with adjustable bias impedances and adjustable bias
voltages for accessories
Electronic devices may provide microphone bias voltages to accessories. The accessories may include circuitry powered from the microphone bias voltages. The...
Audio port configuration for compact electronic devices
A portable electronic device that provides compact configurations for audio elements are disclosed. The audio elements can be drivers (e.g., speakers) or...
Overlay for a video conferencing application
Some embodiments provide a video conferencing application for execution by a first electronic device. The video conferencing application is for conducting a...
Network stream identification for open FaceTime
A method and apparatus of a device that distinguishes multiplexed media and signaling data traffic is described. In an exemplary embodiment, the device...
System and method for wiping encrypted data on a device having file-level
Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for erasing user data stored in a file system. The method includes...
Decoding a super-code using joint decoding of underlying component codes
A method for decoding includes receiving channel inputs for respective bits of a super code word that includes at least first and second component code words...
Electronic device having adaptive filter circuitry for blocking
interference between wireless transceivers
An electronic device may include radio-frequency transceiver circuitry and antenna structures. The radio-frequency transceiver circuitry may transmit signals...
Electronic device with hybrid inverted-F slot antenna
An electronic device may be provided with a housing. The housing may have a periphery that is surrounded by peripheral conductive structures such as a segmented...
Modular structural stiffeners
A housing for a personal electronic device is described herein. The housing may include at least structural member configured to be arranged within an internal...
Antenna structures having resonating elements and parasitic elements
within slots in conductive elements
Electronic devices may include radio-frequency transceiver circuitry and antenna structures. The antenna structures may include antenna resonating elements such...
EMI shielded wafer level fan-out pop package
In some embodiments, a semiconductor device package assembly may include a first substrate. The first substrate may include a first set of electrical conductors...
Corrosion mitigation for metal traces
Processes for manufacturing touch sensors with one or more guard traces to reduce the effect of moisture damage are provided. One example process can include...
Mitigating reliability degradation of analog memory cells during long
static and erased state retention
A method in a non-volatile memory, which includes multiple memory cells that store data using a predefined set of programming levels including an erased level,...
Dynamic global memory bit line usage as storage node
An apparatus, system, and method are contemplated in which the apparatus may include a memory with a plurality of pages, circuitry, and a plurality of...
Histogram generation and evaluation for dynamic pixel and backlight
Systems, methods, and devices are provided for histogram generation and evaluation used in adjusting the power consumed by a backlight of an electronic display....
Scalable processing for associating geometries with map tiles
A method is provided that utilizes a parallel processing system to determine whether different geometries intersect each tile in a map hierarchy. The method...
System and method for managing wireless point-of-sale transactions
A system that enables a wireless point-of-sale transaction. In one embodiment the system comprises an account module, an account selection module, a display, an...
Electronic transaction notification system and method
Systems and method are provided for delivering notifications to user regarding use of their authentication information. The delivery of notifications involves...
Extraction of skeletons from 3D maps
A method for processing data includes receiving a temporal sequence of depth maps of a scene containing a humanoid form having a head. The depth maps include a...
Integrated leadframe and bezel structure and device formed from same
An integrated leadframe and bezel structure includes a planar carrier frame, a plurality of bonding leads, a die pad region, and a bezel structure. The bezel...
Secure storage of full disk encryption keys
Data is securely stored on a storage device by encoding a data block into multiple encoded blocks, any number of which can be recombined to recover the data...
Systems and methods for configuring non-volatile memory
Systems and methods are disclosed for configuring a non-volatile memory ("NVM"). In some embodiments, each block of the NVM can include a block ...
Methods and apparatus for user identity module update without service
Methods and apparatus for accepting software updates without interruption of ongoing services. Various embodiments are adapted for maintaining service...
Electronic device including blurred finger image deblurring circuitry and
An electronic device may include a finger biometric sensor that may include an array of electric field sensing pixels and image data output circuitry coupled...
Low-profile or ultra-thin navigation pointing or haptic feedback device
The present invention is directed to a low-profile or ultra-thin navigational pointing device incorporating haptic feedback related to the hardware designs, and...
Multi touch with multi haptics
Methods and systems for processing touch inputs are disclosed. The invention in one respect includes reading data from a multi-touch sensing device such as a...
Insert molding around glass members for portable electronic devices
An electronic device having an enclosure formed from at least one glass cover and a peripheral structure formed adjacent the periphery of the glass cover is...
Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for thermally managing
electronic devices using dynamic optical...
Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for thermally managing electronic devices using dynamic optical components are provided. At least one of the...
Transition fault testing of source synchronous interface
A method and apparatus for conducting a transition test of a source synchronous interface is disclosed. A system includes a source synchronous transmitter and...
Cat toilet seat and training system
A toilet seat and training system specifically designed for cats. The instant seat includes a circular sitting member having a center orifice therethrough, a...
Display screen with graphical user interface
Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface