Apple patents granted on 17 March 2015

42 US patents granted on 17 March 2015 and assigned to Apple

1 8,984,537 Maintaining data states upon forced exit
2 8,984,442 Method and system for upgrading a previously purchased media asset
3 8,984,431 Device, method, and graphical user interface for moving a current position in content at a variable scrubbing rate
4 8,984,430 Feed for enhanced web browsing
5 8,984,284 Method and system for verifying entitlement to access content by URL validation
6 8,984,267 Pinning boot data for faster boot
7 8,984,262 Generate predicates instruction for processing vectors
8 8,984,251 Hinting of deleted data from host to storage device
9 8,984,227 Advanced coarse-grained cache power management
10 8,984,188 External contact connector
11 8,984,059 Mobile data processing system moving interest radius
12 8,984,029 File system management
13 8,983,999 Tokenized search suggestions
14 8,983,978 Location-intention context for content delivery
15 8,983,929 Methods and systems for managing data
16 8,983,905 Merging playlists from multiple sources
17 8,983,778 Generation of intersection information by a mapping service
18 8,983,639 Techniques for facilitating interoperation between a host device and a digital RF tuner accessory
19 8,983,395 Methods and apparatus for testing radio-frequency power amplifier performance
20 8,983,186 Method and system for auto-enhancing photographs with shadow lift adjustments
21 8,983,096 Bone-conduction pickup transducer for microphonic applications
22 8,983,093 Electronic device circuitry for communicating with accessories
23 8,983,083 Electronic device and headset with speaker seal evaluation capabilities
24 8,983,082 Detecting musical structures
25 8,982,732 Detecting neighboring access points in a network
26 8,982,683 Transmission method and related device
27 8,982,582 Electronic device with antenna cable bracket
28 8,982,547 Electronic devices with component mounting structures
29 8,982,310 Displays with light-curable sealant
30 8,982,182 Non-uniform spatial resource allocation for depth mapping
31 8,982,096 Touch sensor panel design
32 8,982,087 Multipoint touchscreen
33 8,982,060 Touch and hover sensor compensation
34 8,982,058 Touch screen border regions
35 8,982,002 Dynamically adjustable antenna supporting multiple antenna modes
36 8,981,302 Infrared sensors for electronic devices
37 8,981,243 Keyboard mechanisms for electronic devices
38 8,980,491 Fuel cell system to power a portable computing device
39 8,980,026 Gap seals for electronic device structures
40 D724,608 Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
41 D724,597 Stand and portable display device
42 D724,469 Band