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US-9,136,003 Mitigation of data retention drift by progrmming neighboring memory cells
A method includes, in a plurality of memory cells that share a common isolation layer and store in the common isolation layer quantities of electrical charge...
US-9,136,001 Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR) estimation in analog memory cells based on optimal read thresholds
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...
US-9,135,972 Readout of interfering memory cells using estimated interference to other memory cells
A method includes storing data in a memory that includes multiple analog memory cells. After storing the data, an interference caused by a first group of the...
US-9,135,944 Systems and methods for ejecting removable modules from electronic devices
An electronic device may be provided with an ejector mechanism for at least partially ejecting a removable module (e.g., a SIM card tray) from the device. The...
US-9,135,889 Color correction of electronic displays
A method for adjusting the characteristics of a display. The method for adjusting the characteristics of the display may include constructing color models as a...
US-9,135,751 Displaying location preview
A mapping application that provides a graphical user interface (GUI) for displaying information about a location is described. The GUI includes a first display...
US-9,135,725 Generic media covers
Generic media covers can be generated for digital media items submitted by publishers without a personalized media cover. A generic media cover can be generated...
US-9,135,543 Compression and obfuscation of three-dimensional coding
Systems and methods related to three-dimensional coding are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method for encoding data is described that includes generating a...
US-9,135,496 Efficient texture comparison
A scannable object is sensed and scanned. A map is constructed based on the scan results. The map is compared to one or more stored templates. Results of the...
US-9,135,495 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...
US-9,135,494 Finger biometric sensor for flagging as sufficient enrollment finger biometric data sets and related methods
A finger biometric sensor may include an array of finger biometric sensing pixels, and processing circuitry coupled to the array of finger biometric sensing...
US-9,135,431 Harmonic detector of critical path monitors
A system for monitoring a clock input signal including a reference clock to be monitored, a flip-flop, a plurality of delay logic blocks, a sampling unit, and a...
US-9,135,294 Systems and methods using reputation or influence scores in search queries
One or more processors determine reputation scores for one or more subjects based on connections. One or more processors use a plurality of citations, with each...
US-9,135,223 Automatically configuring white space around an object in a document
The described embodiments provide a word processor for formatting a document. During operation, the word processor places an object in a section of text in a...
US-9,135,202 Bridge circuit for bus protocol conversion and error handling
Embodiments of a bridge circuit and system are disclosed that may allow for converting transactions from one communication protocol to another. The bridge...
US-9,135,188 Multi-mode adapter
An adapter can be used to connect a portable electronic device to an accessory in instances where the portable electronic device and the accessory have...
US-9,135,177 Scheme to escalate requests with address conflicts
Techniques for escalating a real time agent's request that has an address conflict with a best effort agent's request. A best effort request can be allocated in...
US-9,135,113 Recovery from programming failure in non-volatile memory
A method includes storing data encoded with an Error Correction Code (ECC) in analog memory cells, by buffering the data in a volatile buffer and then writing...
US-9,135,072 QoS-aware scheduling
In an embodiment, a memory controller includes multiple ports. Each port may be dedicated to a different type of traffic. In an embodiment, quality of service...
US-9,135,059 Opportunistic multitasking
Services for a personal electronic device are provided through which a form of background processing or multitasking is supported. The disclosed services permit...
US-9,135,054 Method and apparatus to migrate stacks for thread execution
A method and an apparatus that generate a request from a first thread of a process using a first stack for a second thread of the process to execute a code are...
US-9,134,908 Logical volume space sharing
Space sharing between logical volumes is achieved through a technique that enables available storage space to be flexibly consumed and released by the logical...
US-9,134,896 Embedded authentication systems in an electronic device
This invention is directed to an electronic device with an embedded authentication system for restricting access to device resources. The authentication system...
US-9,134,851 Light sensitive display
A light sensitive display.
US-9,134,775 Controlling a current drawn from an adapter by a computer system
The disclosed embodiments provide an apparatus that controls a current drawn from an adapter by a computer system. During operation, the apparatus senses the...
US-9,134,724 Method and apparatus for component assembly using continuous selection
A manufacturing process for providing an assembly formed of a first piece and a best fitted second piece is described. The manufacturing process is carried out...
US-9,134,560 Integrated touch screen
Displays with touch sensing circuitry integrated into the display pixel stackup are provided. An integrated touch screen can include multi-function circuit...
US-9,134,503 VCM OIS actuator module
A lens actuator module including an autofocus (AF) mechanism capable of moving a lens according to at least three degrees of freedom and an optical image...
US-9,133,559 Methods for forming electroplated aluminum structures
Anodized electroplated aluminum structures and methods for making the same are disclosed. Cosmetic structures according to embodiments of the invention are...
US-9,132,562 Small form factor desktop computer
An aesthetically pleasing small form factor desktop computer is described. The small form factor desktop computer can be formed of a single piece seamless...
US-9,132,510 Multi-step pattern formation
One embodiment includes a method for creating a recessed pattern in a substrate. The method includes laser ablating the substrate to form a recessed complex...
US-9,131,899 Efficient handling of misaligned loads and stores
A system and method for efficiently handling misaligned memory accesses within a processor. A processor comprises a load-store unit (LSU) with a banked data...
US-D738,905 Display screen or portion thereof with animated graphical user interface
US-D738,889 Display screen or portion thereof with animated graphical user interface
US-D738,821 Battery
US-9,131,506 Channel quality index feedback reduction for broadband systems
A system and methodology are presented for exploiting channel correlation in time and/or frequency to reduce CQI feedback in wireless communications systems. By...
US-9,131,433 Minimization of radio resource usage in multi-hop networks with multiple
Packets in a multi-hop wireless network are routed based on the available link throughputs, network node congestion and the connectivity of the network in a...
US-9,131,342 Location-based categorical information services
A selection of a category of interest and location information is used to determine categorical information that is provided to a device. In some ...
US-9,131,320 Audio device with a voice coil channel and a separately amplified telecoil channel
A portable audio device has a voice coil audio signal processor in which a desired audio content signal is combined with an anti-noise signal produced by an...
US-9,131,309 Wired headset with integrated switch
Headsets are provided with integrated switch assemblies. An integrated switch assembly can include a switch hidden from view by a housing. The switch can be...
US-9,131,302 Speaker temperature control using speaker temperature and speaker impedance estimates
A thermal control module computes an estimate of a temperature of a speaker, based on an audio signal that is driving the speaker, and computes a gain that is...
US-9,131,296 Auto-configuring audio output for audio performance and fault detection
An audio system has a connector with a signal pin that interfaces the audio system with an external device. An audio integrated circuit has a digital to analog...
US-9,131,196 Systems and methods for defective pixel correction with neighboring pixels
The present disclosure generally relates to systems and methods for image data processing. In certain embodiments, an image processing pipeline may detect and...
US-9,131,192 Unified slider control for modifying multiple image properties
Some embodiments provide a novel user interface (UI) tool that is a unified slider control, which includes multiple sliders that slide along a region. The...
US-9,131,136 Lens arrays for pattern projection and imaging
A method for imaging includes focusing optical radiation so as to form respective first and second optical images of a scene on different, respective first and...
US-9,131,135 Electronic device flash shutter
An electronic device may have a camera module for acquiring still and video digital images of a subject. A light source such as a light-emitting diode may serve...
US-9,131,037 Electronic device with conductive fabric shield wall
An electronic device may have a housing such as a metal housing. A display may be mounted in the metal housing. Antenna structures may be mounted in the housing...
US-9,130,952 Method and apparatus for searching metadata
Methods and apparatuses for searching metadata are described herein. In one embodiment, an example of a process for search metadata includes, hut is not limited...
US-9,130,820 Application programming interface, system, and method for collaborative online applications
An application framework including different application programming interfaces (APIs) is described which performs a variety of mobile device functions in...
US-9,130,802 System and method for simplified data transfer
Systems and methods of performing a simplified data transfer are provided. For example, a simplified data transfer system may include two or more devices...
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