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Methods and apparatus for improving power consumption in a wireless
Methods and apparatus for power optimization in e.g., a wireless mobile device. In one embodiment, the optimization is effected via intelligent idle mode...
Ubiquitous access to FEMTO--connected network
A system and method of enabling a mobile device to communicate with a local IP network host and an external IP network host using a femto cellular access point...
Embodiments of a system and method for securely managing multiple user
handles across multiple data processing...
A system and method for are described for securely linking a phone number and user identification code in a directory database. A computer-implemented method...
Connectors designed for ease of use
Headset connector systems and headset engaging connector systems are provided. Headset connector systems can include two or more headset connector contact...
Location monitoring feature of a mobile device for activating an
Methods, program products, and systems for baseband location monitoring and related functions are disclosed. A mobile device can monitor its own current...
Apparatus and method for matching users for online sessions
An apparatus, method, and machine-readable medium are described for establishing peer-to-peer ("P2P") communication channels. In particular, in one embodiment,...
A device streams assets to network-based storage, and servers administering the network-based storage operate to notify other authorized devices that the assets...
Methods and apparatus for improving performance based on filter
Methods and apparatus for improving operational and/or cost performance based on filter characteristics. Existing schemes for measuring filter performance are...
Data transport in portable electronic devices
The described embodiments relate generally to a dielectric wave guide interconnect for an electronic device including a first routing circuit, a second routing...
Electronic device with shared near field communications element
Electronic devices may be provided with near field communications capabilities. A near field communications antenna may be formed from multiple inductive...
Oversized antenna flex
This is directed to an antenna for use in an electronic device. The antenna can be constructed from a flex and printed trace, such that the flex is originally...
Using event alert text as input to an automated assistant
Methods, systems, and computer readable storage medium related to operating an intelligent digital assistant are disclosed. An event alert is detected, where...
Inverse request aggregation
A system and method for efficiently scheduling memory access requests from a display controller pipeline. The display controller monitors the amount of data in...
Recording a command stream with a rich encoding format for capture and
playback of graphics content
Analyzing an application executing on a target device. An application may be executed on a target device. Low cost measurement may be gathered regarding the...
Finger biometric sensor providing coarse matching of ridge flow data using
histograms and related methods
An electronic device may include a finger biometric sensor and a processor cooperating with the finger biometric sensor. The processor may be capable of...
Methods and apparatuses for secure compilation
A method and an apparatus that provide secure executable codes generated during run time via a trusted compiler server are described. An application can send a...
Temporal metadata track
Methods, data processing systems and machine readable non-transitory storage media are described that can provide, in one embodiment, a non-time based...
Pointer chasing prediction
A system and method for efficient scheduling of dependent load instructions. A processor includes both an execution core and a scheduler that issues...
System and method for obfuscating data using instructions as a source of
Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for obfuscating data using instructions as a source of pseudorandom...
A method, apparatus, and system for performing image sharing. A first computer is coupled to an external device capable of acquiring data. A second computer is...
Selective suppression of branch prediction in vector partitioning loops
until dependency vector is available...
A method for suppressing prediction of a backward branch instruction used in a vector partitioning loop includes detecting the first backward branch instruction...
Heat dissipation in computing device
A computing device is disclosed. The computing device includes a shock mount assembly that is configured to provide impact absorption to sensitive components...
Maintaining synchronization during vertical blanking
Embodiments of an apparatus for implementing a display port interface are disclosed. The apparatus may include a source processor and a sink processor coupled...
Devices, methods, and graphical user interfaces for providing multitouch
inputs and hardware-based features...
An electronic device with a display and a touch-sensitive surface displays, on the display, a first visual indicator. The electronic device receives a first...
Sharing images and comments across different devices
Some embodiments provide tools that allow a user to share content on one device with multiple other users using different devices. To facilitate the sharing...
Disambiguation of touch input events on a touch sensor panel
A touch input device configured to detect a touch input event and determine if the touch input event is caused by a floating object is provided. The touch input...
Backlight structures and assemblies for electronic device displays
Electronic devices may include displays. A display may include backlight components such as a light guide plate that distributes light from a light source...
Methods and apparatus for testing satellite navigation system receiver
A test system for performing over the air testing on a device under test (DUT) with satellite navigation system capability is provided. The test system may...
Variable precision location sharing
A secure location sharing system is disclosed that allows publishers to share their locations with subscribers. Each publishing device generates, encrypts and...
Ambient light sensors with photodiode leakage current compensation
An electronic device may have a display with a brightness that is adjusted based on data gathered from one or more ambient light sensors (ALSs). In one suitable...
Context determination to assist location determination accuracy
A location aware device includes a navigation system and one or more environment sensors. Sensor output(s) are aggregated and used to determine a context for...
Components of an electronic device and methods for their assembly
Various components of an electronic device housing and methods for their assembly are disclosed. The housing can be formed by assembling and connecting two or...
Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
Ambient light calibration for energy efficiency in display systems
A method, system, and apparatus that can be used to operate a display device in an energy efficient manner. The energy efficient display device can effectively...
Methods and apparatus for enhanced coexistence algorithms in wireless
Methods and apparatus for mitigating the effects of interference between multiple air interfaces located on an electronic device. In one embodiment, the air...
Enhancing user services with indoor traffic information
In some implementations, a mobile device can collect location, time and speed information associated with a building. The mobile device can transmit the...
A proximity fence can be a location-agnostic fence defined by signal sources having no geographic location information. The proximity fence can correspond to a...
Updating properties of remote A/V performance nodes
Aspects include systems, computer readable media and methods for remotely updating properties of Audio/Visual (A/V) performance nodes that can receive A/V...
Green non-uniformity correction
Systems and methods for correcting green channel non-uniformity (GNU) are provided. In one example, GNU may be corrected using energies between the two green...
Noise-constrained tone curve generation
Methods to generate, and devices to use, an adaptive tone curve generation operation are disclosed. Tone curves so generated have been found to produce stable...
Image capture device having tilt and/or perspective correction
Methods and apparatuses are disclosed to correct for tilt and/or perspective distortion in image capture devices. In some embodiments, the method may include...
Supplemental audio signal processing for a bluetooth audio link
Providing supplemental audio signal processing for a Bluetooth audio link. A wireless device may establish a bi-directional wireless audio link with a Bluetooth...
Remote access of media items
Methods and systems that facilitate the downloading of media items to a first network device from a second network device are disclosed. A plurality of media...
System and method for peer-to-peer communication in cellular systems
Systems and methods are provided for delivering both PMP communications, for example standard cellular communications via a base station, and also delivering...
Audio/video connector for an electronic device
A receptacle connector for a electronic device includes two sets of contacts arranged in two opposing rows in a cavity. A corresponding plug connector can be...