Apple patents granted on 14 April 2015

44 US patents granted on 14 April 2015 and assigned to Apple

1 D726,765 Display screen or portion thereof with icon
2 D726,703 Packaging with accessory
3 D726,690 Docking station
4 9,009,789 Diameter signaling for mobile IPv4
5 9,009,626 Method and apparatus for accelerated scrolling
6 9,009,612 Devices, methods, and graphical user interfaces for accessibility using a touch-sensitive surface
7 9,009,547 Advanced programming verification schemes for analog memory cells
8 9,009,541 Efficient trace capture buffer management
9 9,009,528 Scalar readXF instruction for processing vectors
10 9,009,475 Apparatus and methods for storing electronic access clients
11 9,009,451 Instruction type issue throttling upon reaching threshold by adjusting counter increment amount for issued cycle and decrement amount for not issued cycle
12 9,009,445 Memory management unit speculative hardware table walk scheme
13 9,009,383 Memory controller mapping on-the-fly
14 9,009,377 Edge-triggered interrupt conversion in a system employing level-sensitive interrupts
15 9,009,369 Lookahead scheme for prioritized reads
16 9,009,297 Method and apparatus for idling a network connection
17 9,009,201 Extended database search
18 9,009,118 Temporal metadata track
19 9,009,115 Restoring electronic information
20 9,009,048 Method, medium, and system detecting speech using energy levels of speech frames
21 9,008,633 Methods to determine availability of user based on mobile phone status
22 9,008,580 Configuring a codec for communicating audio data using a Bluetooth network connection
23 9,008,106 Enhanced encapsulation mechanism using GRE protocol
24 9,008,036 Pilot scheme for a MIMO communication system
25 9,008,033 Apparatus and methods for network assisted hybrid network operation
26 9,008,023 Fast transition from PCH to DCH for UMTS
27 9,008,013 Methods and systems for enabling feedback in wireless communication networks
28 9,007,986 MIMO based network coding network
29 9,007,871 Passive proximity detection
30 9,007,835 Enhanced data storage in 3-D memory using string-specific source-side biasing
31 9,007,797 Selective activation of programming schemes in analog memory cell arrays
32 9,007,748 Two-shot knuckles for coupling electrically isolated sections of an electronic device and methods for making the same
33 9,007,642 Authenticating printers prior to pairing with portable electronic devices
34 9,007,485 Image capturing devices using orientation detectors to implement automatic exposure mechanisms
35 9,007,484 Alleviating dominant color failure in automatic white balance using histogram trimming
36 9,007,428 Motion-based image stitching
37 9,007,386 Clock synthesis
38 9,007,384 Display panel self-refresh entry and exit
39 9,007,326 Advanced receive channel architecture
40 9,007,307 Method and apparatus for enhancing keycap legend visibility in low light conditions
41 9,007,204 Automatic identification and storage of frequently visited locations
42 9,007,157 Magnetic assembly
43 9,004,960 Connector with gold-palladium plated contacts
44 9,004,151 Temperature regulated melt crucible for cold chamber die casting