Apple patents granted on 29 November 2016

57 US patents granted on 29 November 2016 and assigned to Apple

1 D772,940 Display screen or portion thereof with icon
2 D772,932 Display screen or portion thereof with icon
3 D772,888 Display screen or portion thereof with animated graphical user interface
4 D772,886 Electronic device
5 D772,885 Electronic device
6 D772,877 Component for an electronic device
7 D772,876 Stylus tip
8 D772,865 Electronic device
9 D772,861 Electronic device
10 9,510,280 Transmitting beacon frames over a wireless data link
11 9,510,278 Device-type specific preferred PLMN list
12 9,510,275 Multi-RAT band scan
13 9,510,190 Wireless access point security for multi-hop networks
14 9,510,186 Tamper prevention for electronic subscriber identity module (eSIM) type parameters
15 9,510,142 Methods and apparatus for providing presence service for contact management representation
16 9,510,141 App recommendation using crowd-sourced localized app usage data
17 9,510,110 Open top back plate optical microphone
18 9,510,094 Noise estimation in a mobile device using an external acoustic microphone signal
19 9,510,086 Earphone having an acoustic tuning mechanism
20 9,510,083 Managing connections of a user device
21 9,510,077 Earphone having a controlled acoustic leak port
22 9,510,074 Grating only optical microphone
23 9,510,002 Chroma quantization in video coding
24 9,509,829 Urgent communications
25 9,509,544 Robust scalable and adaptive frequency estimation and frequency tracking for wireless systems
26 9,509,490 Reference clock sharing
27 9,509,384 System and method for mapping symbols for MIMO transmission
28 9,509,380 Methods for opportunistic multi-user beamforming in collaborative MIMO-SDMA
29 9,509,369 Systems and methods for adjusting signaling properties based on cable attributes
30 9,509,343 Antenna switching system with adaptive switching criteria
31 9,508,390 Trick play in digital video streaming
32 9,508,357 System and method of optimizing a beamformer for echo control
33 9,508,330 System and method for generating a rhythmic accompaniment for a musical performance
34 9,508,320 Method of transition between window states
35 9,508,158 Palette generation using user-selected images
36 9,508,112 Multi-threaded GPU pipeline
37 9,507,780 Media playback queuing for playback management
38 9,507,777 Temporal metadata track
39 9,507,765 Displaying rotated text inside a table cell
40 9,507,726 GPU shared virtual memory working set management
41 9,507,649 Web browser for spoofing supported features
42 9,507,608 Systems and methods for displaying notifications received from multiple applications
43 9,507,503 Remote access to layer and user interface elements
44 9,507,501 Graduated visual and manipulative translucency for windows
45 9,507,459 Device, method, and user interface for processing intensity of touch contacts
46 9,507,455 Portable multi-touch input device
47 9,507,431 Viewing images with tilt-control on a hand-held device
48 9,507,329 Apparatus and methods for controlled switching of electronic access clients without requiring network access
49 9,507,198 Systems and methods for electronically controlling the viewing angle of a display
50 9,506,987 Tracking fading battery capacity in a plugged-in portable electronic device
51 9,506,955 Polarity sensing circuit
52 9,506,754 Magnetometer accuracy and use
53 9,506,750 Imaging range finding device and method
54 9,506,629 Methods and apparatus for providing holes through portions of a housing of an electronic device
55 9,506,160 Dual anodized coating
56 9,505,230 Compliant micro device transfer head
57 9,505,032 Dynamic mass reconfiguration