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Apple Computer, Inc. Patents
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Apple Computer, Inc.
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Cupertino, CA
No. of patents:
2108
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
RE39763 Isochronous channel having a linked list of buffers August 7, 2007
A computer system consists of a plurality of nodes, each with an associated local host, coupled together with a plurality of point-to-point links. An isochronous data channel is established within the computer system between a first subset of the plurality of nodes. The isochronous d
RE39610 Systems and methods for replacing open windows in a graphical user interface May 1, 2007
Systems and methods for returning windows to an original location are described. When springing already open windows to a new location on a display space, it is desired to return that window to its original location for certain situations. A list is provided when the springing operat
RE39486 Extensible, replaceable network component system February 6, 2007
An extensible and replaceable network-oriented component system provides a platform for developing networking navigation components that operate on a variety of hardware and software computer systems. These navigation components include key integrating components along with components
RE39213 Apparatus and method for increasing a digital camera image capture rate by delaying image proces August 1, 2006
An apparatus for increasing a digital camera image capture rate comprises an imaging device for capturing raw image data, a frame buffer for receiving the image data, a first RAM spooler for transferring the raw image data to a RAM disk, a first flash spooler for transferring the raw
RE39135 Method and apparatus for allocating bandwidth in teleconferencing applications using bandwidth c June 13, 2006
In the present invention, in some embodiments, an administrator assigns a total bandwidth allocation to at least one other computer system, and the computer system parcels the bandwidth among the applications running on the computer system. In the operation of one embodiment of the prese
RE38911 Modular digital image processing via an image processing chain with modifiable parameter control December 6, 2005
Aspects for allowing variably controlled alteration of image processing of digital image data in a digital image capture device include forming an image processing chain with two or more image processors to process digital image data, and providing one or more parametric controls within
RE38896 Apparatus and method for rotating the display orientation of a captured image November 29, 2005
The apparatus of the present invention preferably comprises an image sensor, an orientation sensor, a memory and a processing unit. The image sensor is used for generating captured image data. The orientation sensor is coupled to the image sensor, and is used for generating signals r
RE38641 Isochronous channel having a linked list of buffers October 26, 2004
A computer system consists of a plurality of nodes, each with an associated local host, coupled together with a plurality of point-to-point links. An isochronous data channel is established within the computer system between a first subset of the plurality of nodes. The isochronous data
RE38574 Method and apparatus for reducing visibility of damping wires in aperture grill display tubes August 31, 2004
A method and apparatus for reducing visibility of damping wire artifacts in aperture grill display tubes comprises a sensor device for locating the artifacts and responsively generating amplitude values, a processor for receiving the generated amplitude values and responsively calculatin
RE38514 System for and method of efficiently controlling memory accesses in a multiprocessor computer sy May 11, 2004
A system for controlling memory accesses in a memory device in a multi-processor computer system comprises a memory controller and a data storage. The data storage comprises a plurality of memory lines. Each memory line has a check field for storing a GONE code that indicates that th
RE38471 Method and apparatus for display image rotation March 23, 2004
A method and an apparatus for rotating images on a computer system is disclosed. The system includes a processor for accessing an image frame buffer using a set of CPU addresses, a memory for storing the frame buffer, a controller for directing the pixel data of the frame buffer to a
RE38428 Bus transaction reordering in a computer system having unordered slaves February 10, 2004
A mechanism is provided for reordering bus transactions to increase bus utilization in a computer system in which a split-transaction bus is bridged to a single-envelope bus. In one embodiment, both masters and slaves are ordered, simplifying implementation. In another embodiment, the
RE38078 Graphical rendering system using simultaneous parallel query Z-buffer and method therefor April 15, 2003
Apparatus and method for a Parallel Query Z-coordinate Buffer .[.are described. The apparatus and method.]. perform a keep/discard decision on screen coordinate geometry before the geometry is converted or rendered into individual display screen pixels by implementing a parallel searchin
RE36381 Portable computer and docking station having an electromechanical docking/undocking mechanism an November 9, 1999
A first embodiment of the present invention comprises a fully functional portable computer with central processing unit, hard disk drive data storage, and liquid crystal display and a docking station having at least a floppy disk drive, video random access memory and video controller. A
RE32633 Cursor control device March 29, 1988
A cursor control device having particular application to a computer display system is disclosed. The cursor control includes a unitary frame, having a domed portion substantially surrounding and retaining a ball which is free to rotate. X-Y position indicating means are provided, such th
RE32632 Display system March 29, 1988
A cursor control device having particular application to a computer display system is disclosed. The cursor control includes a unitary frame, having a domed portion substantially surrounding and retaining a ball which is free to rotate. X-Y position indicating means are provided, such th
D592222 Graphic user interface for a display May 12, 2009
D542808 Media device May 15, 2007
D542306 Media device May 8, 2007
D542288 Computing device May 8, 2007
D541799 Electronic device May 1, 2007
D541299 Media device April 24, 2007
D541298 Media device April 24, 2007
D541297 Media device April 24, 2007
D541042 Electronic device holder April 24, 2007
D539814 Electronic device April 3, 2007
D539327 Electronic device support stand March 27, 2007
D538822 Electronic device March 20, 2007
D538820 Media device March 20, 2007
D537817 Computing device March 6, 2007
D537074 Device harness February 20, 2007
D535657 User interface for computer display January 23, 2007
D535308 Media device January 16, 2007
D534921 Electronic device January 9, 2007
D534065 Clasp December 26, 2006
D533348 Case December 12, 2006
D533347 Electronic device holder December 12, 2006
D533177 Computing device December 5, 2006
D532011 Electronic device November 14, 2006
D531631 Display device November 7, 2006
D530340 White electronic device October 17, 2006
D529044 Media device September 26, 2006
D529038 Icon for a portion of a display screen September 26, 2006
D527723 Device harness September 5, 2006
D527176 Protective case August 29, 2006
D526777 Electronic device holder August 22, 2006
D526648 Computing device August 15, 2006
D525616 Stand July 25, 2006
D523441 Icon for a portion of a display screen June 20, 2006
D522463 Connector system June 6, 2006

 
 
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