Apple patents granted on 11 March 2014

24 US patents granted on 11 March 2014 and assigned to Apple

1 D700,899 Component of an electronic device
2 8,671,416 Dynamic service discovery
3 8,671,380 Dynamic frequency control using coarse clock gating
4 8,671,322 Management of ARQ detection threshold in communication networks
5 8,671,279 Incremental secure backup and restore of user settings and data
6 8,671,170 Modifying operating parameters of a device based on aging information
7 8,671,000 Method and arrangement for providing content to multimedia devices
8 8,670,985 Devices and methods for identifying a prompt corresponding to a voice input in a sequence of prompts
9 8,670,979 Active input elicitation by intelligent automated assistant
10 8,670,851 Efficient techniques for modifying audio playback rates
11 8,670,748 Remotely locating and commanding a mobile device
12 8,670,634 Method and apparatus for managing image-processing operations
13 8,670,588 Handheld device assembly
14 8,670,409 Single radio voice call continuity (SR-VCC)
15 8,670,387 WiMAX R6 control architecture
16 8,670,274 Data storage in analog memory cells using modified pass voltages
17 8,670,222 Electronic device with automatic mode switching
18 8,670,060 Image capturing device with touch screen for adjusting camera settings
19 8,669,993 User interface unit for fetching only active regions of a frame
20 8,669,970 Master synchronization for multiple displays
21 8,669,950 Portable electronic device, method, and graphical user interface for displaying structured electronic documents
22 8,668,528 Split jack assemblies and methods for making the same
23 8,668,519 Active electronic media device packaging
24 8,667,661 Method and apparatus for forming a layered metal structure with an anodized surface