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Display with bent inactive edge regions
An electronic device may be provided with a display having substrate layers such as a glass color filter layer substrate and a glass thin-film-transistor layer...
Hidden sensors in an electronic device
An electronic device having one or more sensors is provided. The sensors may include any suitable type of sensor that emits or receives radiation (e.g., light...
Integration of map services and user applications in a mobile device
A location is specified, e.g., a current location of a mobile device or a user-specified location. A representation of the location is represented on a map...
Formation of structural components using ceramic fibers
Materials, apparatus and methods of forming structural components for consumer electronics devices are described. In one embodiment, ceramic fibers, such as...
Display screen or portion thereof with icon
Viscoelastic material for shock protection in an electronic device
This invention is directed to reducing the effect of shocks on electronic device components. The electronic device component may be surrounded by a boundary...
Enhancing jitter buffer performance through radio level feedback
A jitter buffer in a Voice over LTE receiver may be influenced by radio level feedback (RLF) from both local and remote endpoints to preemptively adjust the...
Techniques for reducing buffer overflow in a communication system
A technique for operating a wireless communication device includes transmitting a first downlink rate in a first control message. The first downlink rate is...
Systems, methods, and computer readable media for sharing awareness
Systems, methods, and computer readable media for sharing awareness information are provided. A non-aware electronic device can require awareness information...
Extended duct with damping for improved speaker performance
An electronic audio device including an enclosure having an acoustic output opening and a speaker positioned within the enclosure. The speaker and the acoustic...
Repositionable control system and method for using the same
A system for controlling one or more functions of an electronic device is disclosed. The system includes an electrical cable configured to be selectively...
Handling power dissipation in a multi microspeaker module
Embodiments of the invention include a micro speaker assembly that has two drivers, each having a separate yoke, set of magnets, voice coil, and acoustic...
Reducing quantization artifacts using neighbor-based weighted dithering
The forward transform and quantization components of the video encoders described herein may modify the quantization typically performed by video encoders to...
Multiplexing multiple serial interfaces
An integrated circuit with two operating modes is described. During a first operating mode, a de-multiplexer selectively couples information received via a...
Systems, methods and apparatus for providing unread message alerts
The present invention includes systems, apparatus and methods for providing message alerts to a user prior to that user communicating with a second party. The...
Secure escrow service
A method of restoring confidential information items of a first device to a second device by using a set of servers. The method generates a public and private...
Correction of quadrature errors
Correction of quadrature errors associated with digital communications systems. A correction network may correct a difference between a transmission...
Pilot scheme for a MIMO communication system
The present invention employs a pilot scheme for frequency division multiple access (FDM) communication systems, such as single carrier FDM communication...
Dual orientation electronic connector
A dual orientation connector having a connector tab with first and second major opposing sides and a plurality of electrical contacts carried by the connector...
Electronic device subassemblies
An electronic device may include subassemblies such as battery structures, electromagnetic shielding structures, and button structures. The electromagnetic...
Cylindrical activation of menu buttons
Cylindrical switch assemblies and methods of making the same are provided. Cylindrical switch assemblies can mitigate false presses by using switch assembly...
Inter-word-line programming in arrays of analog memory cells
A method includes selecting a word line for programming in an array of analog memory cells that are arranged in rows associated with respective word lines and...
Grid-editing of a live-played arpeggio
A method including receiving a first set of performance data corresponding to a first plurality of MIDI-based notes in a first rhythmic order. The first...
Image editing with user interface controls overlaid on image
A non-transitory machine readable medium that has a computer program for adjusting color values of an image represented in a color space. The image includes...
Power management for image scaling circuitry
Techniques are disclosed relating to power management within an integrated circuit. In one embodiment, a display buffer receives image data through a data...
Systems and methods for local tone mapping
Systems and methods for local tone mapping are provided. In one example, an electronic device includes an electronic display, an imaging device, and an image...
Electronic device including interleaved biometric spoof detection data
acquisition and related methods
An electronic device may include an array of finger sensing pixels and data acquisition circuitry coupled to the array. The data acquisition circuitry may be...
System and method for remotely initiating lost mode on a computing device
Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for remotely initiating lost mode on a computing device. A request...
Customized search or acquisition of digital media assets
Improved techniques for using usage data are disclosed. The usage data can pertain to a user of an electronic device. The usage data can be monitored and...
Handling unclean shutdowns for a system having non-volatile memory
Systems and methods are disclosed for handling unclean shutdowns for a system having non-volatile memory ("NVM"). In some embodiments, the system can leverage...
Cache memory for hybrid disk drives
A method for data storage in a data storage system, which includes a main storage device and a non-volatile memory, includes assessing quality levels of...
Opportunistic multitasking of VOIP applications
Services for a personal electronic device are provided through which a form of background processing or multitasking is supported. The disclosed services permit...
Integrated visual notification system in an accessory device
The described embodiments relate generally to an accessory device for a tablet device. The accessory device takes the form of a flexible screen protector that...
Mount-time reconciliation of data availability
Systems and methods are disclosed for mount-time reconciliation of data availability. During system boot-up, a non-volatile memory ("NVM") driver can be...
Rocket effect in a progress bar
Some embodiments relate to providing an improved progress indicator in a graphical user interface. In addition to conveying a completion status of a task to a...
Systems, methods, computer-readable mediums, user interfaces and other implementations are disclosed for manually or automatically linking widgets. The...
Techniques and systems for supporting podcasting
Improved podcasts and techniques that facilitate their use are disclosed. The improved techniques can pertain to creating, publishing, hosting, accessing,...
Integrated in-plane switching
This relates to adding multi-touch functionality to a display without the need of a separate multi-touch panel or layer overlaying the display. Instead,...
Navigation application with several navigation modes
A method for providing navigation instructions on a device is described. As the device traverses a navigated route according to a first mode of transportation,...
Electronic device with display backlight alignment structures
Electronic devices may include displays having backlight structures and display layers. The display layers may include alignment features. The backlight...
Amorphous diamond-like carbon coatings for increasing the thermal
conductivity of structural frames in portable...
The disclosed embodiments provide a component for a portable electronic device. The component includes a structural frame within the portable electronic device...
Method of using core shell pre-alloy structure to make alloys in a
Disclosed herein are methods of combining at least one bulk-solidifying amorphous alloy and at least one additional metal or alloy of a metal to provide a...
Cold chamber die casting of amorphous alloys using cold crucible induction
Various embodiments provide systems and methods for casting amorphous alloys. Exemplary casting system may include an insertable and rotatable vessel configured...
Multiple-input and multiple-output amplifier having pseudo-differential
The invention relates to an amplifier capable of delivering a plurality of output signals, these output signals being controlled by a plurality of input...
A flexible circuit with multiple independent mounting points can be mounted (soldered) to substrates by independently (and concurrently) positioning mounting...
Transmit power measurement and control methods and apparatus
Embodiments include methods and apparatus for performing transmit power control. A gain application element receives a sequence of digital input samples and a...
Dynamic and adaptive channel scanning
Methods and apparatus for dynamic, adaptive scanning of communication channels are provided. A device alternates between scan cycles and rest cycles. A scan...
Transferring data over Bluetooth using intermediary bridge
In one or more embodiments, a first device such as a mobile phone can establish a wireless connection with second device, and the second device can act as a...
Apparatus and methods for enforcement of policies upon a wireless device
Apparatus and methods for changing one or more functional or operational aspects of a wireless device, such as upon the occurrence of a certain event. In one...