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Methods and apparatus for location-based parametric control
Methods and apparatus for location-based control of parameters such as radio frequency (RF) transmission characteristics of a wireless device. In one...
Determining parameters of an access point
A method and system are described for determining parameters of an access point (AP). In the described embodiments, during a first time period, a portable...
Reducing call drops in uplink power limited scenarios
A method for reducing call drops in uplink power limited scenarios is disclosed. The method can include a wireless communication device determining that the...
Synchronization beacon detection
Performing detection of a synchronization beacon. The UE may include a first radio which supports, e.g., simultaneously, a first radio access technology (RAT)...
Using a location to refine network-provided time zone information
A method for using a location to refine network-provided time zone information is disclosed. The method can include a wireless communication device receiving a...
Backwards compatible extended image format
Techniques are provided for encoding an extended image such that it is backwards compatible with existing decoding devices. An extended image format is defined...
Method and apparatus for variable accuracy inter-picture timing
specification for digital video encoding
A method and apparatus for variable accuracy inter-picture timing specification for digital video encoding is disclosed. Specifically, the present invention...
Preventing URL confusion attacks
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for detecting illegitimate or spoofed links on a web page. Illegitimate links can be detected by receiving a web link that...
Method and apparatus for providing mobile inter-mesh communication points
in a multi-level wireless mesh network
A mobile backhaul inter-mesh communication point forms an interface between a wireless mesh network on a first level and a wireless mesh network on a second,...
Authentication and notification heuristics
Server-side authentication of user accounts by using multiple authentication tokens and transmission of update statement to users for updates to applications...
Adaptive scheduling of voice traffic in a multi-carrier communication
The present invention provides a technique for scheduling data, and in particular, scheduling real-time or voice data for transmissions during a transmit time...
Radio communications device with adaptive combination
To reduce costs in multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) and other wireless communication systems an arrangement is described whereby adaptive combination is...
Overload protection for amplifier of photodiode signal
A method for sensing includes connecting an input of a trans-impedance amplifier (TIA) to a first terminal of a sensor, which generates a current in response to...
Inverse beamformer for inverting the action of existing beamformer in
Beamforming system and method which includes an inverse beamformer with first ports and second ports, a beamformer with beam ports and antenna ports, and...
Antenna structures having slot-based parasitic elements
Electronic devices may include radio-frequency transceiver circuitry and antenna structures. The antenna structures may include antenna resonating elements and...
Electronic device with isolated cavity antennas
An electronic device may have a metal housing. The metal housing may have an upper housing in which a component such as a display is mounted and a lower housing...
Partial voltage read of memory
A partial voltage level read is made on memory cells of a solid state memory device during a voltage settling time after the memory cells are charged (e.g., by...
Multi operation slider
An image editing application with a novel color modification slider tool adjusts one or more color attributes of different pixels differently when moved in one...
Self adapting haptic device
Methods and apparatuses are disclosed that allow an electronic device to autonomously adapt one or more user alerts of the electronic device. For example, some...
Finger biometric sensing device including coupling capacitor and reset
circuitry and related methods
A finger biometric sensing device may include an array of finger biometric sensing pixel electrodes and amplifiers coupled together in series and to be...
Electronic device for collecting finger data and displaying a finger
movement trace and related methods
An electronic device may include a finger sensor, a display, and a controller coupled to the finger sensor and the display. The controller may be configured to...
Fingerprint sensing and enrollment
A sequence of biometric data images is received, such as, for example, a sequence of fingerprint images, and a set of biometric data images is selected from the...
Security enclave processor boot control
An SOC implements a security enclave processor (SEP). The SEP may include a processor and one or more security peripherals. The SEP may be isolated from the...
Goal-driven search of a stochastic process using reduced sets of
Various techniques for improving performance of a goal-seeking search of a computer-simulated stochastic process are disclosed. One such technique may include...
Management of downloads from a network-based digital data repository based
on network performance
Improved techniques and systems for storage, delivery and acquisition of digital assets stored in cloud data storage. Cloud data storage can be provided by a...
Low power, area-efficient tracking buffer
A tracking buffer apparatus is disclosed. A tracking buffer apparatus includes lookup logic configured to locate entries having a transaction identifier...
Device dependent selection between modes for asymmetric serial protocols
A portable communication device (PCD) can automatically switch into different operating modes of an asymmetric communication protocol (such as USB) depending on...
A system and method for maintaining accurate interrupt timestamps. A semiconductor chip includes an interrupt controller (IC) with an interface to multiple...
System cache with speculative read engine
Methods and apparatuses for processing speculative read requests in a system cache within a memory controller. To expedite a speculative read request, the...
Flow-ID dependency checking logic
Systems and methods for maintaining an order of transactions in the coherence point. The coherence point stores attributes associated with received transactions...
Branch predictor for wide issue, arbitrarily aligned fetch that can cross
cache line boundaries
In an embodiment, a processor may be configured to fetch N instruction bytes from an instruction cache (a "fetch group"), even if the fetch group crosses a...
Memory controller mapping on-the-fly
Systems, methods, and devices for dynamically mapping and remapping memory when a portion of memory is activated or deactivated are provided. In accordance with...
Systems and methods for monitoring LCD display panel resistance
Systems and methods for monitoring internal resistance of a display may include supplying the display via a capacitor with a first voltage and a second voltage...
Wide dynamic range capacitive sensing
A touch sensor panel configured to detect objects touching the panel as well as objects that are at a varying proximity to the touch sensor panel. The touch...
Charge recycling system and method
Techniques for operating a touchscreen display are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, the touchscreen display device includes power regulation circuitry that...
An apparatus for processing data includes a projector, which is configured to project content onto at least a part of a scene. A processor is configured to...
Methods and systems for managing data
Systems and methods for managing data, such as metadata or indexes for index databases. In one exemplary method, different processing priorities are assigned to...
Power management with thermal credits
A power management system, in one embodiment, determines a thermal status (e.g. a temperature or a calculation of power consumption) of at least a portion of a...
Flexible circuit routing of a touch sensitive display device comprising a
set of drive lines and a set of sense...
Flexible circuits for routing signals of a device, such as a touch sensor panel of a touch sensitive device, are provided. The flexible circuit can include a...
Self-retracting connector for docking device
Docking stations that can include a durable, movable plug connector are provided. For example, the plug connector can rotate and retract into or extend out of...
Electronic device with illuminated logo structures
An electronic device may have a liquid crystal display with backlight structures. The backlight structures may produce backlight that passes through the liquid...
Process architecture for color filter array in active matrix liquid
An active matrix liquid crystal display having an array of pixels is provided. The display includes a thin film transistor (TFT) for each pixel. The TFT has a...
Diffraction-based sensing of mirror position
Scanning apparatus includes a transmitter, which is configured to emit a beam comprising pulses of light, and a scanning mirror, which is configured to scan the...
Method, system and apparatus for selectively obtaining map image data
according to virtual camera velocity
Methods, systems and apparatus are described to selectively obtain map image data according to virtual camera velocity. Embodiments may display a map view of a...
Intelligent destination recommendations based on historical data
Apparatuses and methods relating to navigation and calendar integration are described. In one implementation, confidence ratings are calculated for one or more...
Mapping application with several user interfaces
Some embodiments provide a method, for a mobile device, for controlling an interactive communication system of a vehicle that includes a display screen. If the...
Method for correction of impeller unbalance of a cooling fan
The described embodiments relate generally to cooling fans and more specifically to a method for balancing an impeller assembly included in a cooling fan. In...
Display screen or portion thereof with icon
Display screen or portion thereof with icon
Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface