Apple patents granted on 24 January 2012

18 US patents granted on 24 January 2012 and assigned to Apple

1 RE43,144 System for predicting and managing network performance by managing and monitoring resource utilization and connection of network
2 D652,843 Icon for a portion of a display screen
3 8,104,048 Browsing or searching user interfaces and other aspects
4 8,103,951 Dynamic schema creation
5 8,103,893 Thermal management of devices by suspension of offline diagnostic activities
6 8,103,793 Method and system for updating playlists
7 8,103,505 Method and apparatus for speech synthesis using paralinguistic variation
8 8,103,287 Methods and apparatus for resolving wireless signal components
9 8,103,272 Techniques for database updates
10 8,103,097 Colour invariant image representation method and apparatus
11 8,102,931 Method and device for operating a precoded MIMO system
12 8,102,728 Cache optimizations using multiple threshold voltage transistors
13 8,102,365 Remote control systems that can distinguish stray light sources
14 8,102,321 Cavity antenna for an electronic device
15 8,102,319 Hybrid antennas for electronic devices
16 8,102,318 Inverted-F antenna with bandwidth enhancement for electronic devices
17 8,101,859 Metal retaining features for handheld electronic device casing
18 8,100,544 LED backlight for display systems