Apple patents granted on 22 May 2012

23 US patents granted on 22 May 2012 and assigned to Apple

1 D660,315 Icon for a portion of a display screen
2 8,185,942 Client-server opaque token passing apparatus and method
3 8,185,843 Managing user interface control panels
4 8,185,839 Browsing or searching user interfaces and other aspects
5 8,185,823 Zoom indication for stabilizing unstable video clips
6 8,185,822 Image application performance optimization
7 8,185,749 System and method for revising boolean and arithmetic operations
8 8,185,706 Copyback optimization for memory system
9 8,185,674 System having a plurality of buffers for providing audio for synchronized playback to multiple audio devices
10 8,185,533 System for browsing through a music catalog using correlation metrics of a knowledge base of mediasets
11 8,185,529 Immediate search feedback
12 8,185,166 Thermal spray coating for seamless and radio-transparent electronic device housing
13 8,185,149 User programmable switch
14 8,185,084 Wireless headset having adaptive powering
15 8,184,943 Transport controls for a media device
16 8,184,804 Hash function using a piling-up process
17 8,184,423 Electronic device with automatic mode switching
18 8,184,130 Method and apparatus for image acquisition, organization, manipulation, and publication
19 8,184,096 Cursor transitions
20 8,183,454 Method and system for displaying components of music instruction files
21 8,182,638 Media player with machined window undercut and transparent wall disposed therein
22 8,182,293 Apparatus and methods for connecting two electrical devices together
23 8,182,139 Calibration of temperature sensing circuitry in an electronic device