Apple patents granted on 23 July 2013

49 US patents granted on 23 July 2013 and assigned to Apple

1 RE44,395 System for terminating multicast channel and data broadcast when at least two second endpoints do not transmit positive acknowledgement message to first endpoint
2 D686,637 Display screen or portion thereof with icon
3 D686,635 Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
4 D686,627 Case
5 D686,625 Housing for an electronic device
6 D686,595 Docking station
7 8,495,465 Error correction coding over multiple memory pages
8 8,495,443 Secure register scan bypass
9 8,495,402 Methods and systems for dynamically controlling operations in a non-volatile memory to limit power consumption
10 8,495,390 System and method for data obfuscation based on discrete logarithm properties
11 8,495,332 Controller for optimizing throughput of read operations
12 8,495,257 Network direct memory access
13 8,495,246 Method and system for updating playlists
14 8,495,224 Network management
15 8,495,075 Fuzzy string matching of media meta-data
16 8,495,074 Effects application based on object clustering
17 8,495,024 Navigation of electronic backups
18 8,495,015 Peer-to-peer syncing in a decentralized environment
19 8,494,866 Universal container for audio data
20 8,494,799 Dynamic compass calibration in a portable device
21 8,494,554 Mobile device location estimation
22 8,494,357 Dynamic exposure metering based on face detection
23 8,494,207 Compact housing for portable electronic device with internal speaker
24 8,494,123 On-hold visual menu from a user’s communications device
25 8,493,863 Hierarchical fabric control circuits
26 8,493,811 Memory having asynchronous read with fast read output
27 8,493,783 Memory device readout using multiple sense times
28 8,493,781 Interference mitigation using individual word line erasure operations
29 8,493,755 Power supply with zero power consumption capability
30 8,493,749 Conforming EMI shielding
31 8,493,740 Component retention mechanism
32 8,493,727 Removable hard drive in a small form factor desk top computer
33 8,493,614 Methods and systems for calibrating a source and destination pair
34 8,493,501 Scene-aware automatic-exposure control
35 8,493,500 Auto exposure blowout prevention
36 8,493,499 Compression-quality driven image acquisition and processing system
37 8,493,482 Dual image sensor image processing system and method
38 8,493,473 System and method for RAW image processing
39 8,493,453 Image capturing devices using orientation detectors to implement automatic exposure mechanisms
40 8,493,408 Techniques for manipulating panoramas
41 8,493,344 Devices, methods, and graphical user interfaces for accessibility using a touch-sensitive surface
42 8,493,331 Touch detection using multiple simultaneous frequencies
43 8,493,330 Individual channel phase delay scheme
44 8,493,119 Scannable flip-flop with hold time improvements
45 8,493,118 Low power scannable latch
46 8,493,108 Synchronizer with high reliability
47 8,493,088 Dynamic voltage and frequency management
48 8,492,661 Inhibiting moisture intrusion in a very small form factor consumer electronic product
49 8,491,342 Compliant mount for connector