Apple patents granted on 20 August 2013

35 US patents granted on 20 August 2013 and assigned to Apple

1 D688,256 Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
2 D688,251 Case
3 8,516,569 Uninterrupted virtual private network (VPN) connection service with dynamic policy enforcement
4 8,516,566 Systems and methods for using external authentication service for Kerberos pre-authentication
5 8,516,446 Automated qualification of a binary application program
6 8,516,386 Scrolling virtual music keyboard
7 8,516,270 Incremental and bulk storage system
8 8,516,238 Circuitry for active cable
9 8,516,219 Index cache tree
10 8,516,198 Memory management methods and systems
11 8,516,125 System and method for simplified data transfer
12 8,516,038 Browsing or searching user interfaces and other aspects
13 8,516,035 Browsing and searching of podcasts
14 8,515,920 Automatic relevance filtering
15 8,515,768 Enhanced audio decoder
16 8,515,566 Sequence grabber for audio content
17 8,515,470 Contact information updating via SMS
18 8,515,337 Seamless switching between radio and local media
19 8,515,113 Composite microphone boot to optimize sealing and mechanical properties
20 8,515,095 Reducing annoyance by managing the acoustic noise produced by a device
21 8,515,089 Active noise cancellation decisions in a portable audio device
22 8,514,957 Method and apparatus for spectrally efficient link adaptation using HARQ in OFDMA systems
23 8,514,949 Synchronous, multi-stream decoder
24 8,514,862 Source address based routing process
25 8,514,816 Location determination using formula
26 8,514,221 Working with 3D objects
27 8,514,203 Flexible calibration device for touch sensor panel calibration
28 8,514,185 Mutual capacitance touch sensing device
29 8,514,183 Degree of freedom extraction from multiple contacts
30 8,514,139 Antenna structures and arrays
31 8,514,042 Magnetic attachment system
32 8,513,919 Swelling management in batteries for portable electronic devices
33 8,513,757 Cover for image sensor assembly with light absorbing layer and alignment features
34 8,512,211 Method for quickstart workout generation and calibration
35 8,511,498 Method for manufacturing an electronic device enclosure