Apple patents granted on 13 November 2012

28 US patents granted on 13 November 2012 and assigned to Apple

1 D670,713 Display screen or portion thereof with animated graphical user interface
2 D670,692 Portable display device
3 D670,499 Case
4 8,312,371 Device and method for screen rotation on a touch-screen display
5 8,312,302 Power distribution inside cable
6 8,312,249 Dynamic trampoline and structured code generation in a signed code environment
7 8,312,036 Recommended systems
8 8,312,024 System and method for acquiring and adding data on the playing of elements or multimedia files
9 8,312,017 Recommender system for identifying a new set of media items responsive to an input set of media items and knowledge base metrics
10 8,311,988 Consistent back up of electronic information
11 8,311,838 Devices and methods for identifying a prompt corresponding to a voice input in a sequence of prompts
12 8,311,806 Data detection in a sequence of tokens using decision tree reductions
13 8,311,657 Method and apparatus for efficiently accounting for the temporal nature of audio processing
14 8,311,552 Dynamic allocation of host IP addresses
15 8,311,526 Location-based categorical information services
16 8,311,481 Data format conversion for electronic devices
17 8,311,355 Skin tone aware color boost for cameras
18 8,311,255 Headset with microphone and connector co-location
19 8,311,024 Access category enforcement in wireless local area networks
20 8,310,835 Systems and methods for providing vias through a modular component
21 8,310,494 Method for reducing graphics rendering failures
22 8,310,491 Asynchronous notifications for concurrent graphics operations
23 8,310,472 Channel scan logic
24 8,310,291 DLL having a different training interval during a voltage change
25 8,310,268 Generating test benches for pre-silicon validation of retimed complex IC designs against a reference design
26 8,309,834 Polyphonic note detection
27 8,309,245 Battery pack and connector
28 8,308,493 Low-profile power adapter