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Jeffrey Schindler, Robert Moore, David S Zyzda: Graphical user interface for control of a home entertainment system. Gateway, Kenneth J Cool, Rodney L Lacy, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth, March 19, 2002: US06359636 (215 worldwide citation)

An entertainment system has a personal computer as the heart of the system with a large screen VGA quality monitor as the display of choice. The system has digital satellite broadcast reception, decompression and display capability with multiple radio frequency remote control devices which transmit ...


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Larry A Nickum: Multiple user profile remote control. Gateway, Kenneth J Cool, Rodney L Lacy, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth, March 19, 2002: US06359661 (176 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for controlling access to television programming uses a remote control device. The remote control device contains program control data which limits the viewer's access to television programming. The program control data is created and modified by a user with the master co ...


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Theodore D Wugofski: System for using a channel and event overlay for invoking channel and event related functions. Gateway, Scott Charles Richardson, Rodney L Lacy, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth, March 9, 2004: US06704028 (94 worldwide citation)

A convergence system suitable for accepting inputs from several television or personal computing sources is disclosed. The sources can be output on a display. The convergence system is controlled by a multi-function controller suitable for providing a set of function commands. A processor is coupled ...


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Timothy G Gilbert: System and method for providing recipient specific formats for electronic mail. Gateway, Scott Charles Richardson, Rodney L Lacy, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth, March 4, 2003: US06529942 (58 worldwide citation)

An electronic mail system and method which allows an originating user to customize text for a specific recipient in a multiple recipient electronic mail system. The system recognizes embedded processing codes based on a code specific to each recipient's message. Upon recognizing the embedded pr ...


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Michael D Hammond: Power conservation without performance reduction in a power-managed system. Gateway, Mark S Walker, Rodney L Lacy, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth, April 23, 2002: US06378081 (55 worldwide citation)

Power conservation without performance reduction in a power-managed system is disclosed. A method according to one embodiment of the invention includes three steps. In the first step, it is determined whether a computer program running on a computer is substantially memory-intensive or substantially ...


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Michael R Flannery, Stephen Vossler: Modular floppy disk drive for internal and external use. Gateway, Mark Walker, Rodney L Lacy, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth, September 24, 2002: US06456491 (53 worldwide citation)

A modular floppy disk drive is designed to stand alone as an external drive or to be combined with a carrier to fit into a computer peripheral option bay configured for removable CD ROM drives. When used as an external floppy disk drive, the modular unit is connected to the personal computer through ...


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Michael Janicek: Hideaway integrated docking cradle. Gateway, Kenneth J Cool, Rodney L Lacy, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth, April 2, 2002: US06366450 (34 worldwide citation)

A hideaway integrated docking cradle which may be positioned on a computer or other peripheral device, such as a keyboard, monitor, or printer, includes a docking cradle rotatably attached to a host device, the cradle movable from a first position in which it is closed and substantially flush with t ...


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Brian E Manser, Robert J Burnett, Richard W Griencewic, James B Stanek: Input pad integrated with a touch pad. Gateway, Kenneth J Cool, Rodney L Lacy, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth, May 14, 2002: US06388660 (31 worldwide citation)

An input pad that is integrated with a touch pad is disclosed. In one embodiment, a portable computer includes an input pad cover slidable from a first position approximately adjacent to the touch pad to a second position over the touch pad. In the first position the touch pad is operable as a point ...


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David R Davis, Michael R Flannery: CPU fan assembly. Gateway, Kenneth J Cool, Rodney L Lacy, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth, March 12, 2002: US06356435 (21 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for cooling heat generating components within a compartment are disclosed. A cooling assembly isolates heat produced by a processor in a personal computer (“PC”) system and exhausts it from the PC prior to adversely affecting other components within the PC. A fan causes air t ...


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Michael R Flannery: Computer power down upon emergency network notification. Gateway, Mark S Walker, Rodney L Lacy, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth, June 25, 2002: US06412074 (11 worldwide citation)

A computer having an emergency protection program is disclosed. The emergency protection program turns off the computer in response to receiving a notification of an impending potential local emergency. In one embodiment, the program receives the notification from an external network site over an ex ...



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