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Efficient re-read operations in analog memory cell arrays
A method for data storage includes storing data, which is encoded with an Error Correction Code (ECC), in a group of analog memory cells by writing respective...
Methods and apparatus for error rate estimation
Methods and apparatus for estimating received error rates. In one embodiment, the estimation of received error rates is conducted in relation to a bus interface...
Performance of a system having non-volatile memory
Systems and methods are disclosed for improving performance of a system having non-volatile memory ("NVM"). The system can vertically re-vector defective blocks...
Alternately sensing voltage on supply side or load side of a power gate of
an electronic device and modifying...
A power gate is coupled to a power supply circuit to selectively provide power to a processing core. A switch has a local state and a remote state to...
Adaptive resource management of a data processing system
A method for resource management of a data processing system is described herein. According to one embodiment, a token is periodically pushed into a memory...
Directing data in a web browser from a portable electronic device
Some embodiments provide a system for interacting with a web browser. During operation, the system establishes a network connection with the web browser from a...
A method and apparatus of a device that focuses messages is described. In an exemplary method, the device receives a first and second group of message. The...
Ad hoc file sharing
A method and apparatus of a device that transfers files and performs file browsing using an ad hoc file sharing service is described. In an exemplary method,...
Managed assessment of submitted digital content
Methods and systems for managing assessment of media content electronically submitted to a network-based media distribution system. A submitter can prepare a...
Booking and management of inventory atoms in content delivery systems
Systems and methods for managing electronic content from multiple content providers in a dynamic environment are provided. In operation, an advertiser can plan...
Automatic audio configuration based on an audio output device
Techniques are provided for determining, at an audio processing device, whether to produce high quality or low quality audio output based on one or more...
Electronic devices with improved switch assembly constructions
Electronic devices are provided with housings that can have smoother profiles and with switch assembly input components with knobs that can move along tracks in...
Battery configurations for electronic devices
Electronic devices having improved battery configurations, and more specifically configurations reducing overall space required for a battery and attendant...
Sharing location information among devices
Methods, systems, apparatus, and computer program products that include, on a first device executing a first instance of a location application, receiving an...
Battery conservation in stationary conditions for a wireless device
Conserving battery by a wireless user equipment (UE) device in substantially stationary conditions. A first wireless link may be established with a first cell....
Methods for adjusting radio-frequency circuitry to mitigate interference
An electronic device may transmit and receive wireless signals using wireless circuitry that is controlled by control circuitry. The wireless circuitry may...
Ordering a list of wireless devices for display in a graphical user
This document describes, inter alia, techniques for use at a wireless device for establishing communications with other devices, and for displaying related...
Streaming wavelet transform
In an embodiment, a compression unit is provided which may perform compression of a pixel stream. Similarly, a decompression unit may be provided which may...
Multi-resolution spatial feature extraction for automatic handwriting
A first technique of recognizing content is disclosed, including: determining a first value representative of a pixel content present at a first set of pixels...
Enhanced face detection using depth information
A method for face detection includes capturing a depth map and an image of a scene and selecting one or more locations in the image to test for presence of...
Acoustic systems in electronic devices
A mobile electronic device including a processor, a first electrical component including at least one contact area, and a second electrical component including...
Data encoding based on notch filtering to prevent desense
In one embodiment, a data encoder for a component (such as an integrated circuit) may encode data to be transmitted from the component to another component in a...
Optimized search for reference frames in predictive video coding system
A system and method for efficiently performing motion estimation during temporal prediction for coding. When a new frame is presented for coding, an encoder may...
MAC packet data unit construction for wireless system
A method for wireless communication using MAC PDUs. The method includes determining one or more characteristics of a service flow and selecting on the basis of...
Method and system for providing an uplink structure and minimizing pilot
signal overhead in a wireless...
An uplink control structure and pilot signal having minimal signal overhead for providing channel estimation and data demodulation in a wireless communication...
Application-aware radio power saving
In order to facilitate reduced power consumption of an electronic device (such as a smartphone) when communicating with another electronic device (such as an...
Inter-chip data communications with power-state transition management
A method includes inter-chip data communications between a power-managed integrated circuit (IC) and a peer IC. The peer IC generates a data frame and prepends...
Method for power saving for wireless device in discontinuous reception
A methodology for determining a periodicity of a neighbor cell search for a cellular mobile device is disclosed. The neighbor cell searches may be conducted...
System and method for improved connectivity in GPRS/EGPRS mobile
environment for streaming service
A system and method to select a modulation coding scheme of a mobile device including establishing a connection between the mobile device and a remote device...
Sense amplifier soft-fail detection circuit
A sense amplifier test circuit that may allow for detecting soft failures may include a voltage generator circuit, a sense amplifier, and a detection circuit....
Power cable having security feature
Apparatus that may help identify unauthorized removal of goods while maintaining a pleasing physical appearance, avoiding theft misidentifications, and allowing...
Component mounting structures with breakaway support tabs
Components may be mounted to printed circuit substrates using solder. A breakaway support tab may be detachably connected to a component and may help prevent...
Magnetic attachment unit
A magnetic attachment mechanism and method is described. The magnetic attachment mechanism can be used to releasably attach at least two objects together in a...
Methods for trimming polarizers in displays
An electronic device is provided with a display such as a liquid crystal display mounted in an electronic device housing. The display has a layer of liquid...
Coated chassis for liquid crystal display
A coated chassis is disclosed. The chassis can be made from a non-conductive material and can be operable to support a display. A conductive material can be...
Display pixel having oxide thin-film transistor (TFT) with reduced loading
Disclosed embodiments relate to a thin-film transistor (TFT) for use in a display device. The display device may include a liquid crystal display (LCD) panel...
Camera voice coil motor with resilient stop
A camera module includes a body having recesses in a first datum surface. A filleted edge may join the recesses to the first datum surface. An image sensor is...
Digital camera with light splitter
A digital camera component is described that has a light splitter cube having an entrance face to receive incident light from a camera scene. The cube splits...
Dual parallel processing of frames of raw image data
Systems, methods, and devices for dual processing of raw image data by main image processing and alternative image processing capabilities of an electronic...
Use of an earpiece acoustic opening as a microphone port for beamforming
A mobile multi-function device that includes a speaker, two or more microphones, and a beamformer processor is described. The beamformer processor uses the...
Systems and methods for dynamic dwelling time for tuning display to reduce
or eliminate mura artifact
Systems and methods for calibrating an electronic display to reduce or eliminate a mura artifact are provided. The mura artifact may be due to differential...
Generating digital media presentation layouts dynamically based on image
Methods, apparatuses, and systems for generating digital media presentation layouts dynamically based on image features. Multiple digital images are received....
Asynchronous notifications for concurrent graphics operations
A method and an apparatus for notifying a display driver to update a display with a graphics frame including multiple graphics data rendered separately by...
Methods and apparatus for rendering labels based on occlusion testing for
Methods and apparatus for a map tool displaying a three-dimensional view of a map region, where the map tool determines whether or not partially occluded labels...
Variable-bias power supply
A responsive, low-power display panel power supply is provided. In one embodiment, such a display panel power supply may include a regulator whose...
Piezo-based acoustic and capacitive detection
One particular implementation conforming to aspects of the present disclosure takes the form of an input device for a computing system. The input device...
Frequency agile touch processing
A touch input device configured to maintain system performance despite a changing master clock frequency is provided. The touch input device includes one or...
Force sensor interface for touch controller
A force sensor interface in a touch controller of a touch sensitive device is disclosed. The force sensor interface can couple to touch circuitry to integrate...
Camera-assisted motion estimation for application control
Embodiments of the present invention generate estimates of device motion from two data sources on a computing device--a motion sensor and a camera. The device...
Column inversion techniques for improved transmittance
Present techniques involve methods and systems of inversion patterns for pixels in a display. Inversion techniques involve driving image signals having a first...