Apple patents granted on 24 April 2012

25 US patents granted on 24 April 2012 and assigned to Apple

1 D658,195 Display screen or portion thereof with animated graphical user interface
2 D658,190 Electronic device
3 D658,186 Cover
4 D658,123 Power adapter
5 D657,978 Display structure
6 8,166,508 Content rental system
7 8,166,472 Installation utility system and method
8 8,166,437 Automated pad ring generation for programmable logic device implementation of integrated circuit design
9 8,166,415 User interface for backup management
10 8,166,397 Audio processing interface
11 8,166,324 Conserving power by reducing voltage supplied to an instruction-processing portion of a processor
12 8,166,236 Merging command signals for memory cells
13 8,166,144 Network identification and configuration using network signature
14 8,166,138 Network evaluation grid techniques
15 8,166,065 Searching metadata from files
16 8,166,037 Semantic reconstruction
17 8,165,642 Electronic device with data-rate-dependent power amplifier bias
18 8,165,634 Female receptacle connector
19 8,165,546 Communicating radio presets between a portable media player and an accessory
20 8,165,321 Intelligent clip mixing
21 8,165,286 Combination white box/black box cryptographic processes and apparatus
22 8,164,967 Systems and methods for refreshing non-volatile memory
23 8,164,932 Power converter with automatic mode switching
24 8,163,990 Methods, programs, storage media and systems for recording and compiling a music section
25 8,162,688 Connector receptacle housings having reduced-wear finger contacts and reduced seam visibility