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Paul J Wehrenberg, Aaron Leiba, Richard C Williams, David R Falkenburg, Louis G Gerbarg, Ray L Chang: Methods and apparatuses for operating a portable device based on an accelerometer. Apple, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, March 30, 2010: US07688306 (141 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatuses for operating a portable device based on an accelerometer are described. According to one embodiment of the invention, an accelerometer attached to a portable device detects a movement of the portable device. In response, a machine executable code is executed within the porta ...


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David R Falkenburg, Edwin Wynne, Andrew Thaler: Method and apparatus for supporting dynamic insertion and removal of PCI devices. Apple Computer, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, October 30, 2001: US06311242 (28 worldwide citation)

Improved techniques for controlling buses of a computer system are disclosed such that peripheral devices (and/or their associated buses) can be connected or disconnected to the computer system while the computer system is active. The peripheral devices are connected to the computer system by being ...


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David R Falkenburg, David I Simon, Jonah A Harley, Andrea Mucignat, Brian Richards Land, Christopher Tenzin Mullens, Steven Porter Hotelling: Intelligent stylus. Apple, Morrison & Foerster, May 3, 2016: US09329703 (12 worldwide citation)

An intelligent stylus is disclosed. The stylus can provide a stylus condition in addition to a touch input. The stylus architecture can include multiple sensors to sense information indicative of the stylus condition, a microcontroller to determine the stylus condition based on the sensed informatio ...


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Herbert G Derby, Cameron J Esfahani, David R Falkenburg: System and method for utilizing the memory of a portable computer as a disk cache while in SCSI target mode. Apple Computer, Sawyer Law Group, November 28, 2000: US06154810 (11 worldwide citation)

A system and method for increasing the speed and resource utilization of a computer system in which a personal computer uses a portable computer as an extra hard disk. While the portable computer is in SCSI target mode, the unused memory of the portable computer is converted into a disk cache for th ...


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David R Falkenburg, David I Simon, Jonah A Harley, Andrea Mucignat, Brian R Land, Christopher Tenzin Mullens, Steven P Hotelling: Intelligent stylus. Apple, Morrison & Foerster, March 20, 2018: US09921684 (2 worldwide citation)

An intelligent stylus is disclosed. The stylus can provide a stylus condition in addition to a touch input. The stylus architecture can include multiple sensors to sense information indicative of the stylus condition, a microcontroller to determine the stylus condition based on the sensed informatio ...


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Paul J Wehrenberg, Aaron Leiba, Richard C Williams, David R Falkenburg, Louis G Gerbarg, Ray L Chang: Methods and apparatuses for operating a portable device based on an accelerometer. Apple, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, February 21, 2017: US09575569 (2 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatuses for operating a portable device based on an accelerometer are described. According to one embodiment of the invention, an accelerometer attached to a portable device detects a movement of the portable device. In response, a machine executable code is executed within the porta ...


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Paul J Wehrenberg, Aaron Leiba, Richard C Williams, David R Falkenburg, Louis G Gerbarg, Ray L Chang: Methods and apparatuses for operating a portable device based on an accelerometer. Apple, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, April 15, 2014: US08698744 (2 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatuses for operating a portable device based on an accelerometer are described. According to one embodiment of the invention, a movement of a portable device is detected using an accelerometer attached to the portable device. An orientation of the portable device after the movement ...


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David R Falkenburg, Ryan A Hoagland: Method and apparatus for communicating with an embedded controller which includes a reference to metadata objects. Apple, Park Vaughan & Fleming, Anthony P Jones, September 14, 2010: US07797462 (1 worldwide citation)

A system that communicates with an embedded controller within a computing device. During operation, the system queries the embedded controller to obtain information describing an interface for interacting with a functionality provided by the embedded controller. The system then receives a response f ...


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Paul J Wehrenberg, Aaron Leiba, Richard C Williams, David R Falkenburg, Louis G Gerbarg, Ray L Chang: Methods and apparatuses for operating a portable device based on an accelerometer. Apple, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, November 28, 2017: US09829999

Methods and apparatuses for operating a portable device based on an accelerometer are described. According to one embodiment of the invention, an accelerometer attached to a portable device detects a movement of the portable device. In response, a machine executable code is executed within the porta ...


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Paul J Wehrenberg, Aaron Leiba, Richard C Williams, David R Falkenburg, Louis G Gerbarg, Ray L Chang: Methods and apparatuses for operating a portable device based on an accelerometer. Apple, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, March 20, 2018: US09921666

Methods and apparatuses for operating a portable device based on an accelerometer are described. According to one embodiment of the invention, it is determined whether a portable device is moving using an accelerometer. It is determined a moving pattern of the portable device based on movement data ...