Apple patents granted on 25 October 2011

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

1 8,046,721 Unlocking a device by performing gestures on an unlock image
2 8,046,689 Media presentation with supplementary media
3 8,046,498 Data synchronization protocol
4 8,046,397 Computations of power functions using polynomial approximations
5 8,046,369 Media asset rating system
6 8,045,708 Discrete key generation method and apparatus
7 8,045,472 Credit management when resource granularity is larger than credit granularity
8 8,044,963 System for emulating graphics operations
9 8,044,961 Automatic synthesis of font tables for character layout
10 8,044,930 Light sensitive display
11 8,044,873 Antennas with periodic shunt inductors
12 8,044,795 Event recorder for portable media device
13 8,044,314 Hybrid button