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Radio frequency time skew calibration systems and methods
Systems and method for improving operation of a radio frequency system are provided. One embodiment provides a radio frequency system that includes an amplifier...
Channel quality index feedback reduction for broadband systems
A system and methodology for exploiting channel correlation in time and/or frequency to reduce CQI feedback in wireless communications systems. By compressing...
Hinge assembly for a wireless charger
A wireless charger for an electronic device. The charger includes a base having a base opening and an interior cavity defined by an upper shell, a lower shell...
Method of manufacturing a shell assembly for an electrical connector
Methods are provided for manufacturing a shell assembly for an electrical connector. First and second shells of a shell assembly may be formed from metal sheets...
Electronic device with fingerprint sensor and tunable hybrid antenna
An electronic device may have wireless circuitry and components such as sensors. The electronic device may have a metal housing having first and second planar...
Antennas mounted under dielectric plates
Electronic devices are provided that contain wireless communications circuitry. The wireless communications circuitry may include radio-frequency transceiver...
Close-talk detector for personal listening device with adaptive active
A close-talk detector detects a near-end user's speech signal, while an adaptive ANC process is running, and in response helps prevent the filter coefficients...
Context-sensitive handling of interruptions by intelligent digital
Methods and systems related to intelligent interruption handling by digital assistants are disclosed. In some embodiments, a first information provision process...
Avatar editing environment
An avatar editing environment is disclosed that allows users to create custom avatars for use in online games and other applications. Starting with a blank face...
Framework for graphics animation and compositing operations
A graphics animation and compositing operations framework has a layer tree for interfacing with the application and a render tree for interfacing with a render...
Capacitive sensor packaging
An apparatus comprises a fingerprint sensor having a set of capacitive elements configured for capacitively coupling to a user fingerprint. The fingerprint...
Noise compensation in a biometric sensing device
An electronic device includes a biometric sensing device connected to a processing channel that includes at least one amplifier having a gain. One or more...
Updating a template for a biometric recognition device
A template of a biometric attribute for use with a biometric recognition device includes a long term component and a short term component. The long term...
Recommender system for identifying a new set of media items responsive to
an input set of media items and...
Systems and methods are disclosed for identifying a new set of media items in response to an input set (or "query set") of media items and knowledge base...
Methods and apparatuses to optimize updates in a file system based on
Methods and apparatuses that maintain birth time for a file system to optimize file update operations are described. The file system can include a plurality of...
Intelligent data delivery and storage based on data characteristics
Methods, program products, and systems of intelligent data delivery and storage based on data characteristics are disclosed. A database server can receive, from...
Efficient data structures for parsing and analyzing a document
Some embodiments provide a method that parses an unstructured document that includes a number of primitive elements. The method stores the primitive elements in...
Zero cycle move
A system and method for reducing the latency of data move operations. A register rename unit within a processor determines whether a decoded move instruction is...
Application programming interfaces for gesture operations
At least certain embodiments of the present disclosure include an environment with user interface software interacting with a software application to provide...
Modal change based on orientation of a portable multifunction device
In accordance with some embodiments, a computer-implemented method is performed at a portable multifunction device with a rectangular touch screen display that...
Return to sender
In some implementations, a return to sender option can be invoked from within a file editing application when a user has edited a file received as a message...
Touch screen liquid crystal display
Disclosed herein are liquid-crystal display (LCD) touch screens that integrate the touch sensing elements with the display circuitry. The integration may take a...
Reduced-size interfaces for managing alerts
An electronic device with a display can receive an alert comprising information, and in response to receiving the alert, issue a perceptual output. The device...
Electronic device with noise-cancelling force sensor
An electronic device may have a housing in which components such as a display are mounted. A strain gauge may be mounted on a layer of the display such as a...
Stylus with touch sensor
A stylus may have an elongated body with opposing ends. Electronic equipment may have a touch sensor that receives electromagnetic signals from one or more...
Methods and apparatuses for operating a portable device based on an
Methods and apparatuses for operating a portable device based on an accelerometer are described. According to one embodiment of the invention, an accelerometer...
Peek mode and graphical user interface (GUI) experience
A tablet device determines a spatial relationship between the tablet device and a protective cover. The tablet device operates in accordance with the spatial...
Electronic devices with ventilation systems
An electronic device such as a portable computer may be provided with a lower housing and an upper housing. The electronic device may include hinge structures...
Enclosure features of a portable computing device
An enclosure for a portable computing device is disclosed. The enclosure includes a top case and a bottom case. The bottom case includes a retention feature...
Impact and contactless gesture inputs for docking stations
A docking station configured to mate to an electronic device enables methods of interacting with the electronic device by impacting (e.g., knocking) on a table...
Crack mitigation in an optically transparent exterior of a portable
A cover glass including a center region and an outer region abutting the center region at an interface. The interface inhibits crack propagation from the outer...
Electronic device with camera flash structures
An electronic device may contain a camera, a camera flash, and a display in a housing. The camera flash or the display may provide illumination while capturing...
Electronic device having display with split driver ledges
An electronic device may be provided with a display. The display may be a liquid crystal display having a thin-film transistor layer and a color filter layer....
Methods for fabricating display structures
An electronic device display may have a color filter layer and a thin film transistor layer. A layer of liquid crystal material may be interposed between the...
Various stress free sensor packages using wafer level supporting die and
air gap technique
Sensor packages and manners of formation are described. In an embodiment, a sensor package includes a supporting die characterized by a recess area and a...
Navigation user interface
The present disclosure relates to techniques for managing navigation alerts. The disclosure generally describes an exemplary technique whereby a first device,...
Hydrophobic mesh cover
A screen having a hydrophobic portion to resist the entry of liquid into an acoustic module and a hydrophilic portion to aid in the removal of liquid from an...
Display screen or portion thereof with animated graphical user interface
Device and method for associating with WiFi networks
A method automatically connects a device to a WiFi network. The method includes determining WiFi networks that are available for a connection thereto. The...
Conditional transmission deferral for dual wireless band coexistence
A wireless communication system is presented for multiple wireless technology coexistence in a mobile device. A method according to this application might...
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...
Synchronization requests to reduce power consumption
An electronic device is described. In order to facilitate the communication of synchronization information with another electronic device in a wireless network,...
WLAN system with opportunistic transitioning to a low power state for
Embodiments described herein relate to providing reduced power consumption in wireless communication systems, such as 802.11 WLAN systems. Timing information...
Methods and apparatus for managing radio measurements during discontinuous
Methods and apparatus for managing radio measurements during discontinuous reception. In one exemplary embodiment, the distribution of Long Term Evolution (LTE)...