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Ceramic insert control mechanism
A control mechanism for an electronic device comprises a cover glass having an aperture defined therein. The aperture extends from an interior to an exterior of...
Protection and assembly of outer glass surfaces of an electronic device
Improved housings for electronic devices are disclosed. An electronic device housing can make use of at least one outer member (e.g., cover) that can be...
Compact ejectable component assemblies in electronic devices
Electronic devices are provided with ejectable component assemblies. Each ejectable component assembly may include a tray that can be loaded with one or more...
User equipment with improved tune-away performance during measurement
Operating a user equipment (UE) which comprises a first radio that is configured to operate according to a first radio access technology (RAT) and a second RAT....
User equipment with improved DRX performance
Operating a UE device having a single radio configured to communicate using a first and second RAT. The UE may begin operating in a connected discontinuous...
Systems and methods for reducing stray magnetic flux
Systems and methods for reducing the effects of stray magnetic flux are provided. For example, an electronic device can employ the system and can include a...
Microphone assemblies with through-silicon vias
Microphone assemblies may be provided that have microelectromechanical systems microphones and associated application-specific integrated circuits mounted to...
Adaptive configuration of reference frame buffer based on camera and
In a video coding/decoding system, reference picture caches in a video coder and decoder may be partitioned dynamically based on camera and background motion...
Dynamic transition from video messaging to video communication
Computing devices may implement dynamic transitions from video messages to video communications. Video communication data for a video message may be received at...
Dynamic detection of pause and resume for video communications
Computing devices may implement dynamic detection of pause and resume for video communications. Video communication data may be capture at a participant device...
System and method for estimating an ambient light condition using an image
A system and method for calculating an ambient light estimate using an image sensor in a camera of a device. An array of pixels is obtained using the image...
Image stabilization using striped output transformation unit
An image signal processor of a device, apparatus, or computing system that includes a camera capable of capturing video clips may be configured to apply...
Dynamic antenna switching
Dynamic antenna switching based on weighted signal to noise ratio (SNR). A wireless device may include multiple antennas. SNR at each active antenna may be...
Audio power amplification with reduced input power supply crest factor
A power converter has an output that is coupled in parallel with an energy reservoir circuit and a power supply node of an audio power amplifier. The converter...
Methods and apparatuses for operating devices with solar power
Solar power tracking techniques are described herein. In one aspect of the invention, a solar power tracking apparatus includes, but is not limited to, a...
Slim-profile hard-disk drive connector
Connectors having a slim profile and that may be used for hard-disk drives and other devices. One example may provide a connector that provides a route path...
Organic light-emitting diode displays
An electronic device may include a display having an array of organic light-emitting diode display pixels. Color filter elements may be used to allow the...
Methods for depositing fluorine/carbon-free conformal tungsten
Provided are atomic layer deposition methods to deposit a tungsten film or tungsten-containing film using a tungsten-containing reactive gas comprising one or...
Register file write ring oscillator
Embodiments of a register file test circuit are disclosed that may allow for determining write performance at low power supply voltages. The register file test...
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