Apple patents granted on 06 March 2012

25 US patents granted on 06 March 2012 and assigned to Apple

1 D655,296 Electronic device
2 8,132,197 Mounting objects on a turntable
3 8,132,152 Extending a scripting language to provide an object hierarchy
4 8,131,979 Check-hazard instructions for processing vectors
5 8,131,946 Converting victim writeback to a fill
6 8,131,917 Storing a driver for controlling a memory
7 8,131,889 Command queue for peripheral component
8 8,131,775 Methods and systems for managing data
9 8,131,674 Methods and systems for managing data
10 8,131,645 System and method for processing media gifts
11 8,131,322 Enabling speaker phone mode of a portable voice communications device having a built-in camera
12 8,131,315 Wireless electronic device with multimode audio amplifier
13 8,131,216 Data format conversion for electronic devices
14 8,131,100 Representing high-resolution media content in a lower resolution system
15 8,130,834 Method and system for video encoding using a variable number of B frames
16 8,130,790 Digital communications system with variable-bandwidth traffic channels
17 8,130,572 Low power memory array column redundancy mechanism
18 8,130,237 Resolution independent user interface design
19 8,130,231 Framework for graphics animation and compositing operations
20 8,130,226 Framework for graphics animation and compositing operations
21 8,130,224 User-interface design
22 8,130,205 Portable electronic device, method, and graphical user interface for displaying electronic lists and documents
23 8,130,203 Multi-touch input discrimination
24 8,130,009 Dynamic voltage and frequency management
25 8,127,982 Parental controls