Apple patents granted on 21 May 2013

27 US patents granted on 21 May 2013 and assigned to Apple

1 D682,881 Display screen or portion thereof with icon
2 D682,838 Cover
3 D682,836 Cover
4 D682,672 Display apparatus
5 8,448,255 Secure file processing
6 8,448,107 Method for piecewise hierarchical sequential verification
7 8,448,083 Gesture control of multimedia editing applications
8 8,448,000 Methods and apparatuses for operating a data processing system
9 8,447,956 Running subtract and running divide instructions for processing vectors
10 8,447,895 Methods and apparatus for decreasing power consumption and bus activity
11 8,447,807 Method and apparatus for updating and synchronizing information between a client and a server
12 8,447,806 Method and apparatus for updating and synchronizing information between a client and a server
13 8,447,733 Techniques for versioning file systems
14 8,447,595 Echo-related decisions on automatic gain control of uplink speech signal in a communications device
15 8,447,341 Push-to-talk telecommunications system utilizing a voice-over-IP network
16 8,447,326 Selective location determination
17 8,446,879 Soft handoff in OFDMA system
18 8,446,863 Ubiquitous access to femto-connected network
19 8,446,426 Technique for visually compositing a group of graphical objects
20 8,446,416 System for optimizing graphics operations
21 8,446,415 Framework for graphics animation and compositing operations
22 8,446,386 Double-sided touch sensitive panel and flex circuit bonding
23 8,446,374 Detecting a palm touch on a surface
24 8,446,370 Touch pad for handheld device
25 8,446,360 Force sensor for use in an input device and methods for constructing and using the sensor
26 8,445,793 Selective input signal rejection and modification
27 8,444,438 High-speed card connector having wide power contact