Apple patents granted on 27 November 2012

34 US patents granted on 27 November 2012 and assigned to Apple

1 D671,558 Display screen or portion thereof with icon
2 D671,550 Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
3 8,321,801 Desktop widgets for presentation in a layer
4 8,321,786 Routine and interface for correcting electronic text
5 8,321,783 Visualizing content positioning within a document using layers
6 8,321,748 Symbol encoding for tolerance to single byte errors
7 8,321,647 Multipage preparation commands for non-volatile memory systems
8 8,321,605 PIO interjection between beats of a DMA operation
9 8,321,601 Audio status information for a portable electronic device
10 8,321,593 Time synchronization of media playback in multiple processes
11 8,321,483 Method and system for seamlessly accessing remotely stored files
12 8,321,435 Quick find for data fields
13 8,321,395 Associating digital images with waypoints
14 8,321,374 Peer-to-peer N-way syncing in decentralized environment
15 8,320,974 Decisions on ambient noise suppression in a mobile communications handset device
16 8,320,909 Expanded cell search and selection in a mobile wireless device
17 8,320,889 Method for automatic presentation of information before connection
18 8,320,840 Method and system for diversity using orthogonal frequency/division multiplexing
19 8,320,838 Host-mobile trace synchronization and comparison
20 8,320,743 Dynamic variation of output media signal in response to input media signal
21 8,320,644 Object detection metadata
22 8,320,636 Detecting image detail level
23 8,320,553 Enhanced echo cancellation
24 8,320,486 Retransmission method for HARQ in MIMO systems
25 8,320,141 High-efficiency, switched-capacitor power conversion using a resonant clocking circuit to produce gate drive signals for switching capacitors
26 8,319,861 Compensation for black level changes
27 8,319,795 Methods of manipulating a screen space of a display device
28 8,319,747 Single layer touch panel with segmented drive and sense electrodes
29 8,319,692 Cavity antenna for an electronic device
30 8,319,488 Momentarily enabled electronic device
31 8,319,326 Stacked die with vertically-aligned conductors and methods for making the same
32 8,319,128 System and methods for electronic device keyboard illumination
33 8,317,658 Interfacing portable media devices and sports equipment
34 8,317,542 High-speed card connector