Apple patents granted on 26 June 2012

28 US patents granted on 26 June 2012 and assigned to Apple

1 D662,503 Housing for an electronic device
2 D662,497 Electronic device
3 D662,495 Earphone
4 D662,492 Docking station
5 D662,491 Docking station
6 D662,473 Power adapter
7 8,209,749 Uninterrupted virtual private network (VPN) connection service with dynamic policy enforcement
8 8,209,637 Unlocking a device by performing gestures on an unlock image
9 8,209,632 Image mask interface
10 8,209,630 Device, method, and graphical user interface for resizing user interface content
11 8,209,612 Application of speed effects to a video presentation
12 8,209,606 Device, method, and graphical user interface for list scrolling on a touch-screen display
13 8,209,540 Incremental secure backup and restore of user settings and data
14 8,209,525 Method and apparatus for executing program code
15 8,209,446 DMA controller that passes destination pointers from transmit logic through a loopback buffer to receive logic to write data to memory
16 8,209,376 Application-specific group listing
17 8,208,978 Small lanyard connector for low profile device
18 8,208,900 Secure device configuration profiles
19 8,208,867 Shared multiband antennas and antenna diversity circuitry for electronic devices
20 8,208,853 Accessory device authentication
21 8,208,789 Video program authoring systems and methods
22 8,208,565 Pre-processing method and system for data reduction of video sequences and bit rate reduction of compressed video sequences using temporal filtering
23 8,208,536 Method and apparatus for encoding using single pass rate controller
24 8,207,974 Switch for graphics processing units
25 8,207,946 Light sensitive display
26 8,207,906 Antenna insert
27 8,206,290 Medical inspection device
28 8,205,499 Method and apparatus for checking an acoustic test fixture