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Selective activation of programming schemes in analog memory cell arrays
A method for data storage includes defining a first programming scheme that programs a group of analog memory cells while reducing interference caused by at...
Applications for inter-word-line programming
A method includes, in an array of analog memory cells that are arranged in rows associated with respective word lines, reading a first group of the memory cells...
High-resolution readout of analog memory cells
A method includes storing data in an analog memory cell by writing an analog value into the memory cell. After storing the data, the data stored in the memory...
Data storage management in analog memory cells using a non-integer number
of bits per cell
A method for data storage includes, in a first programming phase, storing first data in a group of memory cells by programming the memory cells in the group to...
SNR estimation in analog memory cells
A method includes programming a group of analog memory cells by writing respective analog values into the memory cells in the group. After programming the...
Voice instructions during navigation
A method of providing navigation on an electronic device when the display screen is locked. The method receives a verbal request to start navigation while the...
Music synchronization arrangement
The invention generally pertains to a hand-held computing device. More particularly, the invention pertains to a computing device that is capable of controlling...
Compensation methods for display brightness change associated with reduced
A method is provided for compensating for brightness change in a display. The method includes storing a plurality of look-up tables (LUTs), where each table has...
Document collaboration effects
Various features and processes related to document collaboration are disclosed. In some implementations, animations are presented when updating a local document...
Electronic device for processing composite finger matching biometric data
and related methods
A device may include a finger biometric sensor and a processor coupled thereto. The processor may acquire first and second finger matching biometric data based...
Device, method, and graphical user interface for accessing an application
in a locked device
A device with a touch sensitive display and a plurality of applications, including a camera application, while the device is in a locked, passcode-protected...
Token representation of references and function arguments
A token representation of references and function arguments is disclosed. In some embodiments, an indication that a formula is being entered into a cell is...
Systems and methods for maintaining an order of read and write
transactions in a computing system
Systems and methods for maintaining an order of read and write transactions for each source through a bridge in a bus fabric. The bridge provides a connection...
Protocol conversion involving multiple virtual channels
Embodiments of a bridge circuit and system are disclosed that may allow converting transactions from one communication protocol to another. The bridge circuit...
Delaying cache data array updates
Systems, methods, and apparatuses for reducing writes to the data array of a cache. A cache hierarchy includes one or more L1 caches and a L2 cache inclusive of...
Efficient readout from analog memory cells using data compression
A method for data storage includes storing data in a group of analog memory cells by writing respective input storage values to the memory cells in the group....
Portable multifunction device, method, and graphical user interface for
interpreting a finger gesture
A portable device with a touch screen display detects a finger-in-contact event at a first position on the touch screen display and identifies a user interface...
Asymmetric mapping for tactile and non-tactile user interfaces
A method, including receiving, by a computer, a sequence of signals indicating a motion of a hand of a user within a predefined area, and segmenting the area...
Adaptive latency tolerance for power management of memory bus interfaces
A method includes, in a memory system that includes a host and a storage device connected by a bus interface, assessing in the storage device a power supply...
Fast wake-up of differential receivers using common mode decoupling
Embodiments of an AC coupled bus charging system are disclosed that may allow for different charging currents. The charging system may include a charging...
Acoustic noise reduction in power supply inductors
Embodiments of the present invention provide an apparatus that reduces an audible noise produced in a power supply. The apparatus includes: (1) a housing; (2)...
Dock with compliant connector mount
Docking stations having a connector with a compliant mount to provide improved durability and flexibility are provided herein. The compliant mount may couple a...
A real-time calibration system and method for a mobile device having an onboard magnetometer uses an estimator to estimate magnetometer calibration parameters...
Display screen or portion thereof with animated graphical user interface
Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
Packaging with accessory
Sensor data rescaler for image signal processing
An input rescale module that performs cross-color correlated downscaling of sensor data in the horizontal and vertical dimensions. The module may perform a...
Enhanced unified messaging system with a quick view facility
This invention provides an enhancement to messaging systems by providing a message notification feature which allows a user to manage only new messages for...
Protective film and related assembly and method
A protective film configured to protect a substrate such as a glass panel for a display is provided. The protective film may include a discontinuous outer layer...
Fast, language-independent method for user authentication by voice
A method and system for training a user authentication by voice signal are described. In one embodiment, a set of feature vectors are decomposed into...
Anti-phase pulse width modulator
A method and system is disclosed for modifying the pulse width modulation signal frequency for controlling the backlight illumination intensity of a liquid...
Wireless device networks with smoke detection capabilities
An electronic device may include a smoke detector. The electronic device may use the smoke detector to monitor for the presence of smoke. In response to...
Vibration in portable devices
One embodiment may take the form of a method of reducing noise from vibration of a device on a hard surface. The method includes activating a haptic device to...
System and method for highlighting a feature in a 3D map while preserving
Systems and methods for rendering 3D maps may highlight a feature in a 3D map while preserving depth. A map tool of a mapping or navigation application that...
Processing order in block processing pipelines
A knight's order processing method for block processing pipelines in which the next block input to the pipeline is taken from the row below and one or more...
Intelligent matcher based on situational or spatial orientation
Predicting likely fingerprint information (most likely finger, orientation, or otherwise), responsive to situational information or spatial orientation, for...
Batch processing and data synchronization in cloud-based systems
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for efficiently storing application data received from clients in a database stored on a server, such as a cloud-based...
Electronic device with heat dissipating electromagnetic interference
An electronic device may have a metal electromagnetic interference shielding enclosure. The enclosure may have a bottom wall, vertical sidewalls that extend...
Electronic devices having multi-purpose cowling structures and a compass
mounted on a flex circuit
Multi-purpose cowling structures are provided to minimize spacing impact within an electronic device, while maximizing functional utility. In one embodiment, an...
Retention system for dynamic loading
A system and method for retaining enclosure components of an electronic device that can experience a range of dynamic forces is disclosed. The electronic device...
Small form factor stacked electrical passive devices that reduce the
distance to the ground plane
The described embodiments relate generally to electronic components and more specifically to a capacitor array that can increase component density on a printed...