Apple patents granted on 28 December 2010

20 US patents granted on 28 December 2010 and assigned to Apple

1 D629,799 Electronic device
2 D629,789 Media device
3 D629,786 Electronic device
4 D629,752 Magnetic connector
5 7,861,122 Monitoring health of non-volatile memory
6 7,861,073 On-chip decompression engine
7 7,861,025 Method and apparatus for automatic detection and healing of signal pair crossover on a high performance serial bus
8 7,861,008 Media management and routing within an electronic device
9 7,860,935 Conditional communication
10 7,860,839 Application-based backup-restore of electronic information
11 7,860,830 Publishing, browsing and purchasing of groups of media items
12 7,860,826 Method and system for using global equivalency sets to identify data during peer-to-peer synchronization
13 7,860,798 Electronic delivery and management of digital media items
14 7,860,536 Telephone interface for a portable communication device
15 7,860,337 Blur computation algorithm
16 7,860,324 Video coding system providing separate coding chains for dynamically selected small-size or full-size playback
17 7,860,256 Artificial-reverberation generating device
18 7,859,908 Iterative memory cell charging based on reference cell value
19 7,859,543 Displaying images
20 7,859,521 Integrated touch screen