Apple patents granted on 26 November 2013

43 US patents granted on 26 November 2013 and assigned to Apple

1 D694,263 Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
2 D694,250 Computer
3 D694,249 Stand
4 D694,243 Connector
5 8,595,851 Message delivery management method and system
6 8,595,645 Device, method, and graphical user interface for marquee scrolling within a display area
7 8,595,602 Configurable encoder for cyclic error correction codes
8 8,595,591 Interference-aware assignment of programming levels in analog memory cells
9 8,595,573 Automatic defect management in memory devices
10 8,595,414 Selectively combining commands for a system having non-volatile memory
11 8,594,747 Adaptive fast dormancy in a mobile device
12 8,594,426 Color matching using color segmentation
13 8,594,293 Multi-participant conference setup
14 8,594,247 Method and apparatus for channel quality measurements
15 8,594,190 Encoding with visual masking
16 8,594,024 Mobile IP over VPN communication protocol
17 8,593,995 Integrated home service network
18 8,593,777 User-actuated button ESD protection circuit with spark gap
19 8,593,598 Controlling reflection in LCD devices
20 8,593,564 Digital camera including refocusable imaging mode adaptor
21 8,593,558 Camera-based orientation fix from portrait to landscape
22 8,593,535 Relative positioning of devices based on captured images of tags
23 8,593,534 Auto-triggered camera self-timer based on recognition of subject’s presence in scene
24 8,593,491 Application of voltage to data lines during Vcom toggling
25 8,593,488 Shape distortion
26 8,593,483 Temporal filtering techniques for image signal processing
27 8,593,467 Multi-context graphics processing
28 8,593,452 Face feature vector construction
29 8,593,450 Relay driving of conductive segments in displays
30 8,593,426 Identifying contacts on a touch surface
31 8,593,425 Touch sensor panel design
32 8,593,423 Single chip multi-stimulus sensor controller
33 8,593,422 Device, method, and graphical user interface for manipulating soft keyboards
34 8,593,410 Touch sensor panel design
35 8,593,196 Test circuit and methods for speed characterization
36 8,592,699 Single support lever keyboard mechanism
37 8,592,697 Single-chip multi-stimulus sensor controller
38 8,592,670 Polyphonic note detection
39 8,592,065 Rechargeable battery with a jelly roll having multiple thicknesses
40 8,591,667 Apparatus and method for cleaning electronic jacks of debris
41 8,591,246 Data port connector and housing
42 8,591,240 Systems and methods for ejecting removable modules from electronic devices
43 8,590,665 Invertible ear tips for an ear piece