Apple patents granted on 10 April 2012

22 US patents granted on 10 April 2012 and assigned to Apple

1 D657,381 Housing for an electronic device
2 8,156,332 Peer-to-peer security authentication protocol
3 8,156,275 Power managed lock optimization
4 8,156,271 Systems and methods for storage management in a data processing device
5 8,156,123 Method and apparatus for processing metadata
6 8,156,106 Methods and systems for managing data
7 8,156,104 Methods and systems for managing data
8 8,156,089 Real-time or near real-time streaming with compressed playlists
9 8,156,081 Method and apparatus for updating resource records in a name-server database
10 8,155,514 Light isolating protective cover for small form factor electronic device
11 8,155,505 Hybrid playlist
12 8,155,336 Wireless headset with integrated media player
13 8,155,330 Dynamic audio parameter adjustment using touch sensing
14 8,155,112 Fly-by serial bus arbitration
15 8,155,063 Apparatus and methods for transmission and reception of data in multi-antenna systems
16 8,154,680 Electronic device display structures with controlled chassis reflections
17 8,154,650 Electronic device having a camera flash redirector
18 8,154,275 Apparatus and method for testing sense amplifier thresholds on an integrated circuit
19 8,153,882 Time compression/expansion of selected audio segments in an audio file
20 8,153,016 Shaping a cover glass
21 8,152,570 Power connector having protective interior cover
22 8,152,565 Sealed connectors for portable electronic devices