Apple patents granted on 27 October 2009

6 US patents granted on 27 October 2009 and assigned to Apple

1 7,610,553 Method and apparatus for reducing data events that represent a user’s interaction with a control interface
2 7,610,472 Performing variable and/or bitwise shift operation for a shift instruction that does not provide a variable or bitwise shift option
3 7,609,561 Disabling faulty flash memory dies
4 7,609,413 Color management for limited gamut devices
5 7,609,279 Data-driven layout engine
6 7,608,775 Methods and systems for providing musical interfaces