Apple patents granted on 26 February 2013

34 US patents granted on 26 February 2013 and assigned to Apple

1 D676,868 Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
2 D676,866 Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
3 D676,858 Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
4 D676,832 Docking station
5 8,387,140 Method and apparatus for controlling access to encrypted network communication channels
6 8,387,007 Scripting bridge
7 8,386,965 Techniques and systems for enhancing touch screen device accessibility through virtual containers and virtually enlarged boundaries
8 8,386,956 Computer interface having a virtual single-layer mode for viewing overlapping objects
9 8,386,917 Method and apparatus for annotating an electronic document
10 8,386,803 System and method for data obfuscation based on discrete logarithm properties
11 8,386,787 Hash function using a heap modeling process
12 8,386,748 Address translation unit with multiple virtual queues
13 8,386,680 Communication between an accessory and a media player with multiple protocol versions and extended interface lingo
14 8,386,677 Communicating location information between a portable device and an accessory
15 8,386,652 Mobile computing device with adaptive response based on accessory firmware
16 8,386,620 Ad hoc networking based on content and location
17 8,386,333 Anonymous shopping transactions on a network through information broker services
18 8,385,946 Disfavored route progressions or locations
19 8,385,898 Auto messaging to currently connected caller
20 8,385,681 Blemish removal
21 8,385,648 Detecting illumination in images
22 8,385,638 Detecting skin tone in images
23 8,385,637 Illuminant estimation
24 8,385,568 Low-profile speaker arrangements for compact electronic devices
25 8,385,550 System and method for secure wireless multi-hop network formation
26 8,385,427 Reduced resolution video decode
27 8,385,352 Generic information element
28 8,385,060 Handheld computing device
29 8,385,039 Electronic device with automatic mode switching
30 8,384,684 Multi-touch input discrimination
31 8,384,675 User interface gestures
32 8,384,634 Display with reduced parasitic effects
33 8,384,518 Illuminable latch
34 8,384,003 Display device control based on integrated ambient light detection and lighting source characteristics