Apple patents granted on 20 November 2012

19 US patents granted on 20 November 2012 and assigned to Apple

1 D671,126 Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
2 D671,114 Portable display device with cover
3 8,316,321 Dynamically changing appearances for user interface elements during drag-and-drop operations
4 8,316,212 Translation lookaside buffer (TLB) with reserved areas for specific sources
5 8,316,188 Data prefetch unit utilizing duplicate cache tags
6 8,316,147 Time synchronization of multiple time-based data streams with independent clocks
7 8,316,046 Journaling on mobile devices
8 8,315,746 Thermal management techniques in an electronic device
9 8,315,558 Relaying system and method with partner relays and selective transmission
10 8,315,555 Portable media player as a remote control
11 8,315,461 Light source detection from synthesized objects
12 8,315,248 Protocol for remote user interface for portable media device with database navigation history
13 8,315,043 Methods and systems for forming housings from multi-layer materials
14 8,314,847 Automatic tone mapping curve generation based on dynamically stretched image histogram distribution
15 8,314,807 Memory controller with QoS-aware scheduling
16 8,314,799 Enhanced motion behavior framework
17 8,314,775 Multi-touch touch surface
18 8,314,773 Mouse having an optically-based scrolling feature
19 8,314,354 Accessory controller for electronic devices