Apple patents granted on 26 January 2010

13 US patents granted on 26 January 2010 and assigned to Apple

1 RE41,088 Apparatus and method for rotating the display orientation of a captured image
2 D608,763 Electronic device
3 7,653,883 Proximity detector in handheld device
4 7,653,776 Method and apparatus for selectively switching IC ports to card slots through the use of three switches per switch group
5 7,653,755 Method and apparatus for determining communication paths
6 7,653,719 Automatic detection of channel bandwidth
7 7,653,685 Methods and apparatuses for transferring streaming multimedia data and various types of data associated therewith in a network environment
8 7,653,550 Interface for providing modeless timeline based selection of an audio or video file
9 7,653,250 Adjusting sampling rate for encoding
10 7,652,678 Partial display updates in a windowing system using a programmable graphics processing unit
11 7,652,676 Systems and methods for color managing content elements on a display device
12 7,652,504 Low latency, power-down safe level shifter
13 7,652,494 Operating an integrated circuit at a minimum supply voltage