Apple patents granted on 30 March 2010

15 US patents granted on 30 March 2010 and assigned to Apple

1 D612,863 User interface for computer display
2 D612,844 Computing device
3 D612,843 Computing device
4 7,689,920 Parental control graphical user interface
5 7,689,914 Sticky functionality
6 7,689,846 Method and apparatus for increasing the operating frequency of an electronic circuit
7 7,689,698 Method of synchronising three or more electronic devices and a computer system for implementing that method
8 7,688,574 Cold worked metal housing for a portable electronic device
9 7,688,328 Luminance point correction without luminance degradation
10 7,688,316 Adaptive method for acquiring color measurements
11 7,688,306 Methods and apparatuses for operating a portable device based on an accelerometer
12 7,688,267 Broadband antenna with coupled feed for handheld electronic devices
13 7,688,046 Power converters having varied switching frequencies
14 7,687,734 Dome switch with integral actuator
15 7,686,215 Techniques and systems for supporting podcasting