Apple patents granted on 13 December 2011

23 US patents granted on 13 December 2011 and assigned to Apple

1 D650,377 Electronic device
2 D650,355 Media device
3 D650,354 Media device
4 8,079,025 Asynchronous load of source dependencies
5 8,078,982 Automatic creation of data relationships
6 8,078,963 Efficient creation of documents
7 8,078,847 Detecting memory-hazard conflicts during vector processing
8 8,078,800 Dynamic operating point modification in an integrated circuit
9 8,078,787 Communication between a host device and an accessory via an intermediate device
10 8,078,776 Electronic device having a dual key connector
11 8,078,772 Digital phase relationship lock loop
12 8,078,747 Methods and apparatuses for transferring data
13 8,078,685 Remotely configured media device
14 8,078,224 Male plug connector
15 8,077,779 Method and apparatus for variable accuracy inter-picture timing specification for digital video encoding with reduced requirements for division operations
16 8,077,479 Apparatus for reducing electromagnetic interference and spreading heat
17 8,077,256 Scene-aware automatic-exposure control
18 8,077,218 Methods and apparatuses for image processing
19 8,077,182 User interface controls for managing content attributes
20 8,077,160 Storing baseline information in EEPROM
21 8,077,147 Mouse with optical sensing surface
22 8,077,096 Slot antennas for electronic devices
23 8,076,628 Ambient light sensor with reduced sensitivity to noise from infrared sources