Apple patents granted on 03 January 2012

15 US patents granted on 03 January 2012 and assigned to Apple

1 D651,614 Icon for a portion of a display screen
2 D651,610 Icon for a portion of a display screen
3 D651,607 Electronic device
4 D651,602 Monitor
5 8,091,045 System and method for managing lists
6 8,091,039 Authoring interface which distributes composited elements about the display
7 8,090,767 Pairing and storage access scheme between a handheld device and a computing system
8 8,090,132 Wireless communication headset with wired and wireless modes
9 8,090,130 Highly portable media devices
10 8,090,087 Method, system, and graphical user interface for making conference calls
11 8,090,026 Using order difference for calculating motion vector
12 8,090,023 Method and apparatus for variable accuracy inter-picture timing specification for digital video encoding with reduced requirements for division operations
13 8,089,488 Virtualization of graphics resources
14 8,089,479 Directing camera behavior in 3-D imaging system
15 8,087,939 Magnetic connector for electronic device