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Half-duplex SATA link with controlled idle gap insertion
A method includes receiving in a storage device multiple commands from a host, and sending responses to the commands from the storage device to the host, over a...
Automatic configuration of computers in a network
A system for automatic configuration of computers on a network is disclosed. In a first aspect a storage area network is disclosed. The network comprises at...
Multi-mode combined rotator
A system and method for efficiently rotating data in a processor for multiple operand sizes. A processor comprises a rotator configured to support multiple...
Auto-population of a table
Automatically generating and/or populating a table is described. In some embodiments, in response to receiving an indication to include data from a set of...
Navigation system acquisition and use of cellular coverage map data
A mobile device can obtain wireless network signal strength map data that indicates, for various nearby geographical regions, the wireless network signal...
Identifying and locating users on a mobile network
A system and method of locating "friends" having mobile devices connected to a network and associated with a user account is disclosed. The method includes...
Methods and apparatus for testing electronic devices under specified
radio-frequency voltage and current stress
Test systems for characterizing devices under test (DUTs) are provided. A test system for testing a DUT in a shunt configuration may include a signal generator...
Electronic device with dynamic drive strength adjustment to mitigate
impact of system noise on wireless performance
Electronic devices such as portable computers may contain circuits that generate radio-frequency noise. The radio-frequency noise may interfere with the...
Robotic wireless test system
A test system may include a wireless test chamber with metal walls lined with pyramidal absorbers. A trapdoor may be provided in a wall opening to accommodate a...
Overlaid user interface tools for applying effects to image
Some embodiments provide several on-image tools of image editing application for applying effects to an image. Some on-image tools are visible to the user and...
Method and interface for converting images to grayscale
A method and apparatus for generating a grayscale image. The method and apparatus receive a single value. From the single value, the method and apparatus...
Earphone having a controlled acoustic leak port
An earphone having an earphone housing including a tip portion dimensioned to be inserted into an ear canal of a wearer, a body portion extending outward from...
Remotely controlling a hearing device
Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media are provided for remotely controlling a hearing device. A hearing device configured to...
A portable computing device is disclosed. The portable computing device can take many forms such as a laptop computer, a tablet computer, and so on. The...
Display with temperature sensors
A display may be provided with display layers such as a thin-film-transistor layer and a color filter layer. Liquid crystal material may be interposed between...
Image capture using display device as light source
A digital image capture system and method uses a display device to illuminate a target with light for improved image capture under poor lighting conditions....
Devices and methods for creating structure histograms for use in image
Systems, methods, and computer readable media expounding "Structure Histograms" and their use are presented. Structure Histograms may be described as histograms...
Automatic digital camera photography mode selection
A digital camera having a plurality of photography modes, comprising: an image sensor; an optical system for imaging a scene onto the image sensor; an image...
Automatic engagement of image stabilization
An image stabilized digital image capture device, comprising an image sensor for capturing a digital image; an optical system for imaging a scene onto the image...
Pushing a graphical user interface to a remote device with display rules
provided by the remote device
A graphical user interface ("GUI") can be presented on a remote control accessory device that has user input and display devices. The GUI can be defined and...
Render tree caching
GPU fragment programs can be used to render images in a computer system. These fragment programs are generated from render trees, which specify one or more...
Using render-graph characteristics to optimize the rendering of an
A technique for optimizing the rendering of such complex render-graphs caches intermediate buffers of nodes that are expected to be re-used after they've been...
LCD module with thermal sensor integrated and its implementation
A temperature sensing apparatus (10) and associated method (60) wherein a temperature sensor (22) or a plurality of temperature sensors (22) is placed in or in...
Selective input signal rejection and modification
This is related to user input devices that accept complex user input including a combination of touch and push (or pick) input. The invention provides for...
Power management for touch controller
A power management system for a touch controller can include a transmit section for transmitting stimulation signals to an associated touch sensor panel to...
Reliability metal traces
The formation of improved reliability conductive traces in touch sensor panels that are less prone to failures due to environmental effects is disclosed....
Gestures for devices having one or more touch sensitive surfaces
Rolling gestures on a touch sensitive surface of a device can be used to control the device or to remotely control another device. The device detects a roll,...
Proximity and multi-touch sensor detection and demodulation
The use of one or more proximity sensors in combination with one or more touch sensors in a multi-touch panel to detect the presence of a finger, body part or...
Motion sensitive input control
A motion sensitive input control configured to prevent unintended input caused by inadvertent movement of a computing device. In one embodiment, unintended...
Computer light adjustment
A computing device is disclosed. The computing device includes a light source configured to output light. The computing device also includes a light sensor...
Dynamic color adjustment for displays
An electronic device may include a display and display control circuitry. The display may be calibrated to compensate for changes in display temperature....
Systems and methods for measuring sheet resistance
The present disclosure is directed to systems and methods for determining sheet resistance values in a liquid crystal display (LCD) panel. In certain...
Electronic device with magnetic antenna mounting
An electronic device may have magnetically mounted antenna structures. The electronic device may have a dielectric member against which one or more antennas are...
Electromagnetic connector for electronic device
An electrical plug and receptacle relying on magnetic force from an electromagnet to maintain contact are disclosed. The plug and receptacle can be used as part...
Device retention for test socket
Structures and techniques for restraining devices for testing. Test sockets may retain devices under test using one or more retention members protruding from...
Threshold-based temperature-dependent power/thermal management with
temperature sensor calibration
A method and apparatus for temperature sensor calibration is disclosed. In one embodiment, an integrated circuit (IC) is tested at a first known temperature...
Systems and methods for light-load efficiency in displays
Systems and methods for light-load efficiency in displays may include a backlight driver circuit that may adjust a gate drive voltage provided to a gate of a...
Printed circuit board radio-frequency shielding structures
Electrical components such as integrated circuits may be mounted on a printed circuit board. To prevent the electrical components from being subjected to...
Printed circuit solder connections
Printed circuits may be electrically and mechanically connected to each other using connections such as solder connections. A first printed circuit such as a...
Dual connector having ground planes in tongues
Connector receptacle assemblies that may be simple to manufacture, provide multiple receptacles, and provide a good ground contact path. One example may provide...
Folding SO-DIMM socket
Sockets that provide easy access for users to change cards while allowing the use of thinner device enclosures. One example provides a socket having two...
Component of an electronic device
Centralized operation management
A novel security framework that is part of an operating system of a device is provided. The framework includes a security assessor that performs security policy...
Remote content updates for portable media devices
Improved techniques for interaction between a host device (e.g., host computer) and a portable media device (e.g., media player) are disclosed. According to one...
Capturing and displaying state of automated user-level testing of a
graphical user interface application
In one embodiment, an automated user-level testing tool is enhanced to capture additional information about the state of the automated testing, beyond just a...
Bit slice elements utilizing through device routing
A method for the identification and implementation of a logic function includes determining logic gates connected to a control signal that is common among the...
Removable clip with user interface
Various embodiments of removable user interfaces, electronic computing devices, and systems are described. In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a body...