Apple patents granted on 15 December 2015

37 US patents granted on 15 December 2015 and assigned to Apple

1 D745,564 Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
2 D745,558 Display screen or portion thereof with icon
3 D745,421 Wearable device
4 9,215,833 Electronic device with heat dissipating electromagnetic interference shielding structures
5 9,215,826 Electronic devices having multi-purpose cowling structures and a compass mounted on a flex circuit
6 9,215,817 Retention system for dynamic loading
7 9,215,807 Small form factor stacked electrical passive devices that reduce the distance to the ground plane
8 9,215,655 Radio power saving techniques for video conference applications
9 9,215,639 Transitioning a video call between networks
10 9,215,559 Adding geo-fences based on time
11 9,215,501 Contextual matte bars for aspect ratio formatting
12 9,215,472 Parallel hardware and software block processing pipelines
13 9,215,466 Joint frame rate and resolution adaptation
14 9,215,449 Imaging and processing using dual clocks
15 9,215,402 Video format for digital video recorder
16 9,215,355 Scene adaptive temporal filtering
17 9,215,304 Data store and enhanced features for headset of portable media device
18 9,215,188 System and method for processing network packets received on a client device using opportunistic polling between networking layers
19 9,215,097 Methods and apparatus for ensuring compatibility on a high performance serial bus
20 9,215,002 Methods and systems for supporting wireless networks using relays
21 9,215,000 Antenna switching system with adaptive switching criteria
22 9,214,718 Methods for characterizing tunable radio-frequency elements
23 9,214,507 Narrow border organic light-emitting diode display
24 9,214,268 Method and apparatus for producing accurate kinematics in a computing device
25 9,214,143 Association of a note event characteristic
26 9,214,127 Liquid crystal display using depletion-mode transistors
27 9,213,822 Device, method, and graphical user interface for accessing an application in a locked device
28 9,213,810 Systems and methods for identifying unauthorized users of an electronic device
29 9,213,777 Method and apparatus for archiving dynamic webpages based on source attributes
30 9,213,714 Indicating hierarchy in a computer system with a graphical user interface
31 9,213,708 Methods and systems for managing data
32 9,213,634 Efficient reuse of segments in nonoverwrite storage systems
33 9,213,466 Displaying recently used functions in context sensitive menu
34 9,213,451 Thin glass for touch panel sensors and methods therefor
35 9,213,391 Using a processing device as a dock for a media player
36 9,213,375 Enclosure assembly and systems and methods for using the same
37 9,213,053 System for field testing wireless devices with reduced multipath interference