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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...
Integrated circuit including pulse control logic having shared gating
An integrated circuit with a pulse clock unit having shared gating control includes one or more logic blocks, each including a clock distribution network...
Electronic device with display and low-noise ambient light sensor with a
control circuitry that periodically...
An electronic device may be provided that has a display. The display may produce stray light when producing images for a user. The electronic device may have an...
Gate insulator loss free etch-stop oxide thin film transistor
A method is provided for fabricating a thin-film transistor (TFT). The method includes forming a semiconductor layer over a gate insulator that covers a gate...
Two doping regions in lightly doped drain for thin film transistors and
associated doping processes
A method is provided for fabricating thin-film transistors (TFTs) for an LCD having an array of pixels. The method includes depositing a first photoresist layer...
Fault detection and monitoring in batteries
The disclosed embodiments provide a battery pack that includes a fault-monitoring mechanism for detecting faults in the battery pack and indicating the faults...
Compartmentalized pellet for improved contaminant removal
This invention is to an improved method for cleaning contaminated polymer when that polymer is to be blended with clean material. The method involves combining...
Dock connector with compliance mechanism
Docking stations having a connector with a compliance mechanism to provide improved durability and flexibility are provided herein. The compliance mechanism may...
Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
Maintaining data states upon forced exit
Methods, program products, and systems of maintaining data states upon forced exit are disclosed. In one aspect, an application program executing on the mobile...
Method and system for upgrading a previously purchased media asset
Systems, graphical user interfaces and methods for upgrading from one or more digital media assets to a set of digital media assets over a network are...
Device, method, and graphical user interface for moving a current position
in content at a variable scrubbing rate
A method is performed by an electronic device with a display and a touch-sensitive surface. The method includes: displaying a progress icon; while providing...
Feed for enhanced web browsing
User input is received to create a bookmark in a web browser for a non-feed Uniform Resource Locator (URL). A web feed associated with the non-feed URL is...
Method and system for verifying entitlement to access content by URL
Aspects include a mechanism of entitling users to transacted-for digital content access, indicating download authorization with discrete authentication URLs,...
Pinning boot data for faster boot
Methods and apparatus are provided for reducing computer system boot up times in systems with composite HDD-SSD storage devices. Booting a computer system...
Generate predicates instruction for processing vectors
The described embodiments include a processor that executes a vector instruction. The processor starts by receiving a first input vector, a second input vector,...
Hinting of deleted data from host to storage device
A storage device includes a memory and a processor. The processor is configured to store data items for a host in respective logical addresses, to identify a...
Advanced coarse-grained cache power management
Methods and apparatuses for reducing power consumption of a system cache within a memory controller. The system cache includes multiple ways, and each way is...
External contact connector
A plug connector with external contacts is provided. The connector has one pair of contacts for transmitting data and one pair of contacts for receiving data....
Mobile data processing system moving interest radius
Provided is a fully automated web service with location based services generally involved in transmission of situational location dependent information to...
File system management
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for file system management. In one aspect, a method includes...
Tokenized search suggestions
Embodiments of tokenized search suggestions include generating, by at least one suggestion engine executing on a data processing system, first suggestions based...
Location-intention context for content delivery
Invitational content targeted to a particular behavior can be served to the user when the user is likely to reproduce a desired behavior. The user is classified...
Methods and systems for managing data
Methods and systems for managing an index database. In one exemplary method, an index database is stored on a machine readable volume with an operating system...
Merging playlists from multiple sources
The present technology resolves playlist version conflicts resulting from modifications made to a playlist version, stored on a client device and in a cloud...
Generation of intersection information by a mapping service
Some embodiments provide a method for generating intersection data for paths in a map region. The method receives a set of junctions at which paths intersect in...
Techniques for facilitating interoperation between a host device and a
digital RF tuner accessory
An accessory having an RF tuner for digital radio, such as HD radio, can be in communication with a media player such as a portable media device ("PMD"). The...
Methods and apparatus for testing radio-frequency power amplifier
Wireless communications circuitry such as radio-frequency power amplifiers may be tested using a test station. A test station may include a test host and a test...
Method and system for auto-enhancing photographs with shadow lift
Some embodiments of the image editing and organizing application described herein provide an automatic enhancement process that includes a shadow lift...