Apple patents granted on 18 November 2014

44 US patents granted on 18 November 2014 and assigned to Apple

1 D717,800 Housing for an electronic device
2 8,893,105 Activation-based regulatory updates
3 8,893,088 Dynamic program evaluation for system adaptation
4 8,893,084 Methods and apparatuses for deferred object customization
5 8,893,046 Method of managing user-selectable elements in a plurality of directions
6 8,893,003 Multi-media center for computing systems
7 8,892,997 Overflow stack user interface
8 8,892,992 Methods for efficient cluster analysis
9 8,892,981 Data recovery using outer codewords stored in volatile memory
10 8,892,922 Voltage detection
11 8,892,841 Store handling in a processor
12 8,892,831 Memory subsystem hibernation
13 8,892,827 Cooperative memory management
14 8,892,794 Using central direct memory access (CDMA) controller to test integrated circuit
15 8,892,715 Systems and methods facilitating relocatability of devices between networks
16 8,892,691 Real-time or near real-time streaming
17 8,892,533 Accelerated cached object retrieval
18 8,892,446 Service orchestration for intelligent automated assistant
19 8,892,391 Activity detection
20 8,892,390 Determining motion states
21 8,892,162 Vibration sensing system and method for categorizing portable device context and modifying device operation
22 8,892,049 Handheld electronic devices with antenna power monitoring
23 8,892,042 Immediate connection following device discovery
24 8,891,894 Psychovisual image compression
25 8,891,864 User-aided image segmentation
26 8,891,790 Methods for using an accessory to communicate with an electronic device
27 8,891,457 Resource assignment systems and methods
28 8,891,251 Method and apparatus for achieving zero AC-draw mode for a device
29 8,891,216 Techniques for detecting removal of a connector
30 8,891,115 Configuration of print data for print jobs based on document-processing capabilities of printers
31 8,890,908 Method and apparatus for display calibration
32 8,890,898 Systems and methods for navigating a scene using deterministic movement of an electronic device
33 8,890,854 Touch sensor panel calibration
34 8,890,817 Centralized processing of touch information
35 8,890,815 Incorporating chromatic sensors in computer mice
36 8,890,798 Backlight control of electronic device
37 8,890,771 Transparent electronic device
38 8,890,668 Method and apparatus for localization of haptic feedback
39 8,890,545 Measurement of transistor gate source capacitance on a display system substrate using a replica transistor
40 8,888,940 Methods for forming composite housing frames
41 8,888,537 Audio jack with multiple points of contact
42 8,888,536 Low profile hard-disk drive connector
43 8,888,510 Single-piece shield can
44 8,888,500 Robust magnetic connector