Apple patents granted on 29 May 2012

27 US patents granted on 29 May 2012 and assigned to Apple

1 RE43,438 Extensible, replaceable network component system
2 RE43,437 Storage volume handling system which utilizes disk images
3 D660,873 Display screen or portion thereof with icon
4 D660,868 Icon for a display screen or portion thereof
5 D660,864 Graphical user interface for a display screen or portion thereof
6 D660,862 Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
7 D660,860 Display screen or portion thereof with animated graphical user interface
8 D660,834 Electronic device
9 D660,821 Media player
10 D660,723 Packaging
11 8,191,036 Mechanism to support orphaned and partially configured objects
12 8,190,798 Client device configuration based on information stored by host device
13 8,190,656 Method and apparatus for managing file extensions in a digital processing system
14 8,190,638 Methods and systems for managing data
15 8,190,614 Index compression
16 8,190,566 Trusted index structure in a network environment
17 8,190,441 Playback of compressed media files without quantization gaps
18 8,190,205 Male plug connector
19 8,190,123 System for authentication of network usage
20 8,190,017 Electro-mechanical shutter control
21 8,189,846 Vented in-the-ear headphone
22 8,189,769 Systems and methods for encrypting data
23 8,189,587 Routing table lookup algorithm employing search key having destination address and interface component
24 8,189,429 Microphone proximity detection
25 8,189,283 Disk drive with state-information data buffer
26 8,189,070 Image capturing devices using Sunny f/16 rule to override metered exposure settings
27 8,188,357 Graphical user interface and methods of use thereof in a multimedia player