Apple patents granted on 25 January 2011

13 US patents granted on 25 January 2011 and assigned to Apple

1 RE42,064 Force feedback computer input and output device with coordinated haptic elements
2 D631,468 Docking station
3 7,877,738 Speculative compilation
4 7,877,707 Detecting and interpreting real-world and security gestures on touch and hover sensitive devices
5 7,877,631 Detection of system battery errors
6 7,877,532 Communication between an accessory and a media player with multiple lingoes and lingo version information
7 7,877,356 Retaining intermediate states of shared groups of objects and notification of changes to shared groups of objects
8 7,876,870 Data streaming for non-DMA digital computing devices
9 7,876,677 Transmission control protocol queue sorting
10 7,876,311 Detection of low noise frequencies for multiple frequency sensor panel stimulation
11 7,876,310 Far-field input identification
12 7,876,274 Wireless handheld electronic device
13 7,874,021 High tactility glove system