Apple patents granted on 17 April 2012

23 US patents granted on 17 April 2012 and assigned to Apple

1 D657,796 Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
2 D657,786 Portable computer
3 D657,784 Electronic device
4 D657,743 Power adapter
5 8,161,567 Accessory authentication for electronic devices
6 8,161,411 Graphical user interface for browsing, searching and presenting media items
7 8,161,410 Computer-implemented display of ordered items
8 8,161,373 Preventing the inclusion of a reference to a host cell in a formula
9 8,161,370 Dynamic preloading of web pages
10 8,161,306 Method and apparatus for facilitating device hibernation
11 8,161,240 Cache management
12 8,161,184 Method and apparatus for facilitating long-lived DNS queries
13 8,161,179 Generating low resolution user interfaces for transmission to mobile devices
14 8,160,991 Automated estimation of a country where a client computer is configured to operate
15 8,160,008 Techniques for channel sounding in a wireless communication system
16 8,159,897 Two levels of voltage regulation supplied for logic and data programming voltage of a memory device
17 8,159,777 Portable electronic device with multipurpose hard drive circuit board
18 8,159,550 Presenting images as mosaics
19 8,159,497 Sharing a data buffer
20 8,159,458 Motion tracking user interface
21 8,159,455 Methods and apparatus for processing combinations of kinematical inputs
22 8,159,399 Antenna diversity systems for portable electronic devices
23 8,158,402 Acetoin high-yield Bacillus pumilus strain