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Sharing and synchronizing data across users of cloud computing systems
The disclosed embodiments provide a system that processes data from a user. During operation, the system obtains, at a cloud computing system, a set of...
Morphing a user-interface control object
Systems and techniques are disclosed for morphing a first control object in a user-interface into a second control object. According to some implementations,...
Method, system and apparatus for providing a three-dimensional transition
animation for a map view change
Methods, systems and apparatus are described to provide a three-dimensional transition for a map view change. Various embodiments may display a map view....
Sensing capacitance changes of a housing of an electronic device
Methods and apparatuses are disclosed that allow measurement of a user's interaction with the housing of an electronic device. Some embodiments may measure the...
High resistivity metal fan out
The formation of metal traces in the border areas of a touch sensor panel to provide improved reliability, better noise rejection, and lower manufacturing costs...
Single-chip multi-stimulus sensor controller
A multi-stimulus controller for a multi-touch sensor is formed on a single integrated circuit (single-chip). The multi-stimulus controller includes a transmit...
Force imaging input device and system
A force imaging touch pad includes first and second sets of conductive traces separated by a spring membrane. When a force is applied, the spring membrane...
Accurate and reliable techniques for determining a current status of an accessory device in relation to an electronic device are described.
Methods for testing wireless electronic devices using automatic self-test
A device under test (DUT) may be tested using a radio-frequency test station. The DUT may include at least one antenna, wireless communications circuitry...
Systems and methods for providing automated workout reminders
Systems and methods are provided for monitoring a user's progress towards a workout goal spanning multiple workouts and providing a workout reminder based on...
Enclosure for communications device
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)...
Methods and apparatus for interference coordinated transmission and
reception in wireless networks
Methods and apparatus for interference coordination to improve transmission and reception performance within wireless networks. In one exemplary embodiment, a...
Managing states of location determination
A mobile device can be in multiple states of location determination. In each state, the mobile device can use a distinct subsystem to determine a location. A...
Location-aware mobile device
One or more location-based clients can be activated on a mobile device for providing location-based services. The location-based clients can be provided with...
Acoustic waveguide and computing devices using same
Computing devices and microphone assemblies including acoustic waveguides are described. According to some examples, a computing device may include an...
Depth mapping using time-coded illumination
A method for depth mapping includes illuminating an object with a time-coded pattern and capturing images of the time-coded pattern on the object using a matrix...
Method and system for object reconstruction
A system and method are presented for use in the object reconstruction. The system comprises an illuminating unit, and an imaging unit (see FIG. 1). The...
Hearing aid detection
A hearing aid compatible portable electronic audio device is configured to automatically determine whether or not the device is being used by a hearing impaired...
Space and time based device customization
Customizing a device based on space and time (e.g., a geographic position of the device at a particular time) is disclosed. In one aspect, geographic position...
System and method for using an external component to conduct wireless
A system and method for improved wireless communications at a host device (e.g., a portable computing device, a mobile communications device) having multiple...
Mixed media conferencing
Multiple users participate in a conference while taking maximum advantage of hardware and bandwidth capabilities of each participant. Each user's system makes...
Transmission method and related base station
The invention relates to transmission from a base station to a receiver, the base station comprising first radiating means arranged for transmitting according...
Beamforming for non-collaborative, space division multiple access systems
A wireless communication system non-collaborative, multiple input, multiple output (MIMO) space division multiple access (SDMA) system determines subscriber...
Automatic audio equalization using handheld mode detection
A portable audio device that includes a motion sensor, an audio equalizer, a speaker, and a context detector. The motion sensor detects general motion,...
Extruded cable structures and systems and methods for making the same
A headset can include a cable structure connecting non-cable components such as jacks and headphones. The cable structure can include several legs connected at...
Edge connector having a high-density of contacts
High-speed connectors having a high density of contacts may be provided. One example may provide a connector having a housing with a slot forming an opening in...
Connector architecture and insertion profile
Connector inserts and receptacles that provide a clear response to a user when a connector insert is properly inserted into a connector receptacle. One example...
Connector insert having a cable crimp portion with protrusions and a
receptacle having label in the front
A magnetic connector system having a durable and reliable construction and a reduced height while maintaining sufficient holding strength. A connector insert...
Antenna structures and electrical components with grounding
An electronic device may have a conductive housing with an antenna window. Antenna structures may be mounted adjacent to the antenna window. The antenna...
Back channel etch metal-oxide thin film transistor and process
A method is provided for fabricating an organic light emitting diode (OLED) display. The method includes forming a thin film transistor (TFT) substrate...
Accessory controller for electronic devices
Accessories such as headsets for electronic devices are provided. A headset may be provided with a button controller assembly that has user-actuated buttons and...
Rattle-free keyswitch mechanism
A keyswitch mechanism having reduced key rattle and a keyboard having reduced key rattle. A rattle suppression mechanism may be formed on a portion of the...
Systems and methods for calibrating a display to reduce or eliminate mura
Systems, methods, and devices are provided to reduce or eliminate mura artifacts on electronic displays. For example, pixels may be programmed to a uniform gray...
Communication using light-emitting device
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, for communicating information. An event is detected. A light effect is emitted in response...
Organic light emitting diode display having photodiodes
Systems, methods, and devices are provided in which photodetectors disposed throughout a display are used to control the display brightness. The photodetectors...
Method, system and apparatus for rendering a map according to hybrid map
Methods, systems and apparatus are described to render a map according to hybrid map data. A map may be generated by a map service and sent to a client device....
Method, system and apparatus for rendering a map with adaptive textures
for map features
Methods, systems and apparatus are described to render a map with adaptive textures for map features. Embodiments may for a portion of map data, such as a map...
Flat object ejector assembly
An apparatus for ejecting a flat object from a casing of a mobile device is disclosed. The apparatus is arranged to receive an ejection tool along a first axis...
Method and system for content detection and interception in communication
A system in which data signatures are used to identify copyrighted content passing through a network. The data signatures are derived from files containing...
Methods and systems for managing data
Systems and methods for managing data, such as metadata. In one exemplary method, metadata from files created by several different software applications are...
Identification of layout and content flow of an unstructured document
Some embodiments provide a method for analyzing an unstructured document that includes a number of glyphs, each of which has a position in the unstructured...
Metadata redundancy schemes for non-volatile memories
Systems and methods are provided for storing data to or reading data from a non-volatile memory ("NVM"), such as flash memory, using a metadata redundancy...
Methods and systems for dynamically controlling operations in a
non-volatile memory to limit power consumption
Systems and methods are disclosed for limiting power consumption of a non-volatile memory (NVM) using a power limiting scheme that distributes a number of...
Systems and methods for handling hibernation data
Systems and methods are disclosed for storing hibernation data in a non-volatile memory ("NVM"). Hibernation data is data stored in volatile memory that is lost...
Graphics controllers with increased thermal management granularity
Methods and apparatuses are disclosed that may provide graphics controllers with increased thermal granularity. The graphics controller may comprise a display...
Dynamic voltage dithering
A request for a high voltage mode is received and a high voltage timer is started in response to determining that a remaining amount of high voltage credits...
Low-force gap-filling conductive structures
Electronic devices may be provided with conductive structures and antennas mounted near a gap between the conductive structures. A conductive member may be used...
Highly portable media devices
An improved portable media device and methods for operating a media device are disclosed.
Thin glass processing using a carrier
A method of fabricating a display panel from a thin substrate using a carrier substrate is disclosed. The method includes depositing a bonding agent on a first...