Apple patents granted on 24 May 2011

17 US patents granted on 24 May 2011 and assigned to Apple

1 D638,443 Electronic device
2 D638,442 Icon for a display screen or portion thereof
3 D638,441 User interface for a computer display
4 7,949,889 Forced idle of a data processing system
5 7,949,888 Forced idle of a data processing system
6 7,949,832 Latency reduction for cache coherent bus-based cache
7 7,949,829 Cache used both as cache and staging buffer
8 7,949,810 Techniques for transferring data between a media player and an accessory having a tuner
9 7,949,634 Synchronization methods and systems
10 7,949,420 Methods and graphical user interfaces for displaying balance and correlation information of signals
11 7,949,317 Momentary burst protocol for wireless communication
12 7,949,250 Electro-mechanical shutter control
13 7,949,117 Heterogeneous video conferencing
14 7,948,576 P-chassis arrangement for positioning a display stack
15 7,948,477 PET-based touchpad
16 7,948,187 Electronically controlling acoustic energy from piezoelectric transformers
17 7,946,918 Allowing media and gaming environments to effectively interact and/or affect each other