Apple patents granted on 04 January 2011

16 US patents granted on 04 January 2011 and assigned to Apple

1 D630,210 Monitor
2 7,865,927 Enhancing media system metadata
3 7,865,884 Typed-data translation for platform independence
4 7,865,834 Multi-way video conferencing user interface
5 7,865,745 Techniques for improved playlist processing on media devices
6 7,865,579 Method and apparatus for administering the operating system of a net-booted environment
7 7,865,511 News feed browser
8 7,865,210 Ejectable component assemblies in electronic devices
9 7,864,709 Method and apparatus for looking up configuration information for a network node
10 7,864,209 Audio processing in a multi-participant conference
11 7,864,163 Portable electronic device, method, and graphical user interface for displaying structured electronic documents
12 7,864,123 Hybrid slot antennas for handheld electronic devices
13 7,863,906 Systems and methods for determining the configuration of electronic connections
14 7,863,533 Cantilevered push button having multiple contacts and fulcrums
15 7,862,957 Current collector plates of bulk-solidifying amorphous alloys
16 7,861,768 Heat sink