Apple patents granted on 06 November 2012

29 US patents granted on 06 November 2012 and assigned to Apple

1 RE43,796 Receptacle connector
2 D670,286 Portable display device
3 D670,161 Display apparatus
4 8,307,425 Portable computer accounts
5 8,307,366 Post-processing phase in a distributed processing system using assignment information
6 8,307,292 Method and apparatus for binding user interface objects to application objects
7 8,307,287 Heads-up-display for use in a media manipulation operation
8 8,307,236 Oversampling-based scheme for synchronous interface communication
9 8,307,224 Methods and apparatuses for dynamic power control
10 8,307,146 Communication between a host device and an accessory via an intermediate device
11 8,307,134 Multiple communication interfaces on a portable storage device
12 8,307,107 Methods and apparatuses to extend header for transferring data
13 8,307,004 Manipulating electronic backups
14 8,306,918 Use of media storage structure with multiple pieces of content in a content-distribution system
15 8,306,772 Method for estimating temperature at a critical point
16 8,306,488 Signal transmitter linearization
17 8,306,475 Method and apparatus for configuring a wireless device through reverse advertising
18 8,306,367 Method and apparatus for managing image-processing operations
19 8,306,252 Integrated microphone assembly for personal media device
20 8,306,235 Method and apparatus for using a sound sensor to adjust the audio output for a device
21 8,306,034 Method for updating and managing synchronization identifier by using release messages or status request and response
22 8,305,949 System and method for spatial multiplexing-based OFDM broadcast/multicast transmission
23 8,305,897 Quality of service control in multiple hop wireless communication environments
24 8,305,761 Heat removal in compact computing systems
25 8,305,744 Shock mounting cover glass in consumer electronics devices
26 8,305,728 Methods and apparatus for cooling electronic devices
27 8,305,355 Portable electronic device for photo management
28 8,305,125 Low latency synchronizer circuit
29 8,303,151 Microperforation illumination