Apple patents granted on 10 March 2015

41 US patents granted on 10 March 2015 and assigned to Apple

1 D724,103 Electronic device
2 D724,102 Electronic device
3 D724,078 Electronic device
4 8,978,094 Centralized operation management
5 8,977,974 Ambient noise based augmentation of media playback
6 8,977,962 Reference waveforms
7 8,977,947 Method for presenting documents using a reading list panel
8 8,977,881 Controller core time base synchronization
9 8,977,818 Combined transparent/non-transparent cache
10 8,977,817 System cache with fine grain power management
11 8,977,805 Host-assisted compaction of memory blocks
12 8,977,626 Indexing and searching a data collection
13 8,977,498 User-specified route rating and alerts
14 8,977,298 Location fingerprinting
15 8,977,294 Securely locating a device
16 8,977,269 Extending use of a cellular communication capabilities in a wireless device to another device
17 8,977,255 Method and system for operating a multi-function portable electronic device using voice-activation
18 8,977,213 Receiving a message identifying neighbor cells
19 8,977,077 Techniques for presenting user adjustments to a digital image
20 8,977,059 Integrating feature extraction via local sequential embedding for automatic handwriting recognition
21 8,976,994 Earphone having an acoustic tuning mechanism
22 8,976,976 Accessory adapter with user input interface
23 8,976,960 Methods and apparatus for correlation protected processing of cryptographic operations
24 8,976,856 Optimized deblocking filters
25 8,976,843 Method and systems for OFDM using code division multiplexing
26 8,976,799 Converged computer I/O system and bridging mechanism for peer-to-peer communication
27 8,976,773 Cell identifier encoding and decoding methods and apparatus
28 8,976,734 Hybrid ARQ schemes with soft combining in variable rate packet data applications
29 8,976,649 Method for providing bearer specific information for wireless networks
30 8,976,528 Fasteners and dual-thickness thermal stages in electronic devices
31 8,976,324 Displays with optical fiber layers
32 8,976,254 Temporal aliasing reduction and coding of upsampled video
33 8,976,250 Lens inspection system
34 8,976,163 Using clock detect circuitry to reduce panel turn-on time
35 8,976,161 Systems and methods for image processing
36 8,976,141 Electronic devices with sidewall displays
37 8,976,133 Devices and methods for improving image quality in a display having multiple VCOMs
38 8,976,094 Display edge seal improvement
39 8,976,092 Display circuitry with dynamic pixel backlight and backlight sloping control
40 8,974,924 Oleophobic coating on sapphire
41 8,974,126 Hybrid optical connector