Apple patents granted on 01 May 2012

37 US patents granted on 01 May 2012 and assigned to Apple

1 D658,679 Graphical user interface for a display screen or portion thereof
2 D658,665 USB device
3 D658,646 Electronic device
4 D658,583 Electronic device
5 D658,492 Electronic device and packaging therefor
6 8,171,498 Adaptive service for handling notifications and synchronizing directories of a file system
7 8,171,432 Touch screen device, method, and graphical user interface for displaying and selecting application options
8 8,171,326 L1 flush mechanism to flush cache for power down and handle coherence during flush and/or after power down
9 8,171,322 Portable electronic devices with power management capabilities
10 8,171,318 Reporting flash memory operating voltages
11 8,171,293 Receiver non-repudiation via a secure device
12 8,171,277 Method and apparatus for booting from a flash memory without prior knowledge of flash parameter information
13 8,171,258 Address generation unit with pseudo sum to accelerate load/store operations
14 8,171,240 Misalignment predictor
15 8,171,195 Media player communication with an accessory using a display remote lingo
16 8,171,194 Accessory communication with a media player using a display remote lingo
17 8,171,177 Enhancements to data-driven media management within an electronic device
18 8,171,085 Methods and apparatuses for authenticating electronic messages
19 8,171,042 Method and apparatus for searching metadata
20 8,170,828 Test method using memory programmed with tests and protocol to communicate between device under test and tester
21 8,170,623 Charging arrangement for electronic accessories
22 8,170,606 Dynamic thermal control for wireless transceivers
23 8,170,588 Contact information updating via SMS
24 8,170,266 Portable computer speaker grill structures
25 8,170,216 Techniques for validating and sharing secrets
26 8,169,806 Power converter system with pulsed power transfer
27 8,169,764 Temperature compensation in integrated circuit
28 8,169,587 Methods and systems for strengthening LCD modules
29 8,169,388 Color correction apparatus
30 8,169,374 Antenna for handheld electronic devices with conductive bezels
31 8,169,373 Antennas with tuning structure for handheld devices
32 8,169,246 Dynamic-to-static converter latch with glitch suppression
33 8,169,236 Frequency detection mechanism for a clock generation circuit
34 8,169,235 Receiver to match delay for single ended and differential signals
35 8,168,319 Portable computer battery structures
36 8,167,625 Integrated noise reduction connector
37 8,167,126 Button mechanisms for electronic device cases