Apple patents granted on 30 December 2014

35 US patents granted on 30 December 2014 and assigned to Apple

1 D720,355 Case
2 D720,333 Dock insert
3 8,925,069 Accessory device authentication using list of known good devices maintained by host device
4 8,924,785 Power shutdown prediction for non-volatile storage devices
5 8,924,768 Inter-processor communication channel including power-down functionality
6 8,924,752 Power management for a graphics processing unit or other circuit
7 8,924,740 Encryption key transmission with power analysis attack resistance
8 8,924,739 System and method for in-place encryption
9 8,924,693 Predicting a result for a predicate-generating instruction when processing vector instructions
10 8,924,661 Memory system including a controller and processors associated with memory devices
11 8,924,632 Faster tree flattening for a system having non-volatile memory
12 8,924,585 Method for optimizing transport channels of devices
13 8,924,516 Dynamic construction of modular invitational content
14 8,924,489 Message push notification client improvements for multi-user devices
15 8,924,304 Methods for using unique identifiers to identify systems in collaborative interaction in a mesh network
16 8,924,144 Location based tracking
17 8,923,995 Directional audio interface for portable media device
18 8,923,898 Avoiding paging collision among multiple wireless technologies using the same radio
19 8,923,796 Expedited call setup
20 8,923,693 Electronic device having selectively strengthened cover glass
21 8,923,640 Coherence groups: region descriptors for low bit rate encoding
22 8,923,003 Flexible circuit connectors with reduced profiles
23 8,922,795 Enabling access to supported capabilities of printers prior to installing printer-specific software for the printers
24 8,922,704 Techniques for collection of auto-focus statistics
25 8,922,672 Illumination systems and methods for imagers
26 8,922,571 Display pipe request aggregation
27 8,922,530 Communicating stylus
28 8,922,523 Embedded force measurement
29 8,922,521 Switching circuitry for touch sensitive display
30 8,922,519 Scan sequence generator
31 8,922,499 Touch input transitions
32 8,922,490 Device, method, and graphical user interface for entering alternate characters with a physical keyboard
33 8,922,443 Distributed loop antenna with multiple subloops
34 8,920,197 Connector receptacle with ground contact having split rear extensions
35 8,920,189 Wing deployment mechanism for a power adapter