Apple patents granted on 21 August 2012

29 US patents granted on 21 August 2012 and assigned to Apple

1 D665,820 Media device
2 D665,819 Electronic device
3 D665,818 Icon for a portion of a display screen
4 D665,774 Electronic device
5 8,250,491 Navigation history
6 8,250,425 Management of ARQ detection threshold in communication networks
7 8,250,397 N-way synchronization of data
8 8,250,250 Using central direct memory access (CDMA) controller to test integrated circuit
9 8,250,137 Peer to peer component distribution
10 8,250,100 General purpose data container method and apparatus for implementing AV/C descriptors
11 8,249,939 Custom stores
12 8,249,531 Transmit power measurement and control methods and apparatus
13 8,249,497 Seamless switching between radio and local media
14 8,249,385 Migration for old image database
15 8,249,237 Heterogeneous video conferencing
16 8,249,185 Systems for processing differentiated hierarchical modulation used in radio frequency communications
17 8,249,184 Content differentiated hierarchical modulation used in radio frequency communications
18 8,249,024 Soft handoff in OFDMA system
19 8,248,968 Method and apparatus for providing mobile inter-mesh communication points in a multi-level wireless mesh network
20 8,248,831 Rejuvenation of analog memory cells
21 8,248,777 Viscoelastic material for shock protection in an electronic device
22 8,248,554 Edge-lit backlight unit with thin profile
23 8,248,421 DisplayPort control and data registers
24 8,248,095 Compensating for aging in integrated circuits
25 8,247,721 Hold switch
26 8,246,467 Interactive gaming with co-located, networked direction and location aware devices
27 8,246,383 Sealed connectors for portable electronic devices
28 8,246,359 Multi-pin connector for advanced signaling
29 8,245,924 Techniques and systems for supporting podcasting