Apple patents granted on 13 May 2014

38 US patents granted on 13 May 2014 and assigned to Apple

1 D704,702 Portable display device with cover
2 D704,701 Electronic device
3 D704,534 Coil holder
4 8,726,216 Area efficient power switch
5 8,726,161 Visual presentation composition
6 8,726,126 Non-regular parity distribution detection via metadata tag
7 8,726,055 Multi-core power management
8 8,726,004 Switching drivers between processors
9 8,725,965 System setup for electronic backup
10 8,725,918 Cable with fade and hot plug features
11 8,725,880 Establishing online communication sessions between client computing devices
12 8,725,198 Ejectable component assemblies in electronic devices
13 8,725,112 Activation solution
14 8,725,106 Reducing communication silence when performing inter-technology handoff
15 8,725,072 Method and apparatus for triggering network device discovery
16 8,724,846 Architecture for exporting digital images
17 8,724,841 Microphone with acoustic mesh to protect against sudden acoustic shock
18 8,724,837 Personal media device docking station having an acoustic interface
19 8,724,723 Method and system for reduced complexity channel estimation and interference cancellation for V-MIMO demodulation
20 8,724,698 Method and system for video rate control
21 8,724,619 Transparently routing a telephone call between mobile and VOIP services
22 8,724,612 Adaptive timers for polling in a mobile wireless device
23 8,724,558 Cellular telephones with configurable multiplexer circuitry and local bus power for field testing
24 8,724,556 Uplink control channel allocation in a communication system and communicating the allocation
25 8,724,523 Mixed media conferencing
26 8,724,445 Method and system for combining OFDM and transformed OFDM
27 8,724,339 Compact media player
28 8,724,304 Electronic devices with flexible displays having fastened bent edges
29 8,724,285 Cosmetic conductive laser etching
30 8,724,281 Techniques for detecting removal of a connector
31 8,724,146 Systems and methods for defining print settings using device movements
32 8,724,017 Auto exposure techniques for variable lighting conditions
33 8,724,016 Driver circuit for a camera voice coil motor
34 8,723,877 Subbuffer objects
35 8,723,830 Touch pad electrode design
36 8,723,824 Electronic devices with sidewall displays
37 8,723,822 Touch event model programming interface
38 8,721,356 Dock with compliant connector mount