Apple patents granted on 13 March 2012

23 US patents granted on 13 March 2012 and assigned to Apple

1 D655,721 Electronic device
2 D655,720 Electronic device
3 D655,704 Electronic device
4 D655,703 Computing device
5 D655,688 Electronic device
6 8,136,040 Audio variance for multiple windows
7 8,135,891 Method and system for transferring button status information between a media player and an accessory
8 8,135,865 Synchronization and transfer of digital media items
9 8,135,769 Synchronization improvements
10 8,135,758 Customizable, dynamic and on-demand database-informer for relational databases
11 8,135,727 Methods and systems for managing data
12 8,135,577 Braille support
13 8,135,392 Managing notification service connections and displaying icon badges
14 8,135,389 Missed telephone call management for a portable multifunction device
15 8,135,344 Method for using bluetooth module to process non-bluetooth signals
16 8,135,261 Insertion and usage of metadata in digital video
17 8,134,874 Dynamic leakage control for memory arrays
18 8,134,561 System for optimizing graphics operations
19 8,134,389 Programmable frequency divider
20 8,134,387 Self-gating synchronizer
21 8,134,356 Operating an integrated circuit at a minimum supply voltage
22 8,134,336 Method and system for charging a series battery
23 8,132,293 Portable computer clutch structures