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Nick King, Duncan Kerr, Paul Herbst, Steven P Hotelling: Electronic device having display and surrounding touch sensitive bezel for user interface and control. Apple, Morrison & Foerster, February 2, 2010: US07656393 (289 worldwide citation)

An electronic device has a display and has a touch sensitive bezel surrounding the display. Areas on the bezel are designated for controls used to operate the electronic device. Visual guides corresponding to the controls are displayed on the display adjacent the areas of the bezel designated for th ...


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Duncan Kerr, Bas Ording, Greg Christie, Imran Chaudhri, Marcel van Os, Nick King: Computer light adjustment. Apple, Beyer Weaver, June 26, 2007: US07236154 (119 worldwide citation)

A computing device is disclosed. The computing device includes a light source configured to output light. The computing device also includes a light sensor configured to measure the level of light surrounding the computing device. The computing device further includes a control mechanism operatively ...


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Steven P Hotelling, Chris Ligtenberg, Duncan Kerr, Bartley K Andre, Joshua A Strickon, Brian Q Huppi, Imran Chaudhri, Greg Christie, Bas Ording: Wide touchpad on a portable computer. Apple, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, January 17, 2012: US08098233 (110 worldwide citation)

In one exemplary embodiment, a portable computer having a display assembly coupled to a base assembly to alternate between a closed position and an open position. Palm rest areas are formed by a touchpad disposed on the surface of the base assembly. In an alternative embodiment, a touchpad disposed ...


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Duncan Kerr: Computing device with dynamic ornamental appearance. Apple Computer, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, September 26, 2006: US07113196 (95 worldwide citation)

The invention pertains to electronic devices capable of dynamically changing their ornamental or decorative appearance, i.e., the outer appearance as seen by a user. The electronic devices generally include an illuminable housing. The illuminable housing, which includes at least one wall configured ...


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Duncan Kerr: Active enclosure for computing device. Apple, Beyer Law Group, June 1, 2010: US07728799 (90 worldwide citation)

A computing device is disclosed. The computing device includes a housing having an illuminable portion. The computing device also includes a light emitting device disposed inside the housing. The light emitting device is configured to produce a light effect that alters the ornamental appearance of t ...


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Jeffrey Traer Bernstein, Avi Cieplinski, Brett W Degner, Duncan Kerr, Patrick Kessler, Paul Puskarich, Marcelo H Coelho, Aleksandar Pance: Touch pad with force sensors and actuator feedback. Apple, Treyz Law Group, G Victor Treyz, Chih Yun Wu, January 21, 2014: US08633916 (81 worldwide citation)

Electronic devices may use touch pads that have touch sensor arrays, force sensors, and actuators for providing tactile feedback. A touch pad may be mounted in a computer housing. The touch pad may have a rectangular planar touch pad member that has a glass layer covered with ink and contains a capa ...


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Duncan Kerr, Nick King: Playback control using a touch interface. Apple, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, March 26, 2013: US08407623 (80 worldwide citation)

This is directed to controlling media playback based on particular touch gestures detected by a touch-sensing interface. The electronic device can identify particular touch inputs, such as combinations of tapping and holding a touch sensitive surface, or circular motions. In response to detecting a ...


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Harold Welch, Wing Kong Low, Benjamin Lyon, Duncan Kerr, Thai La, Brian Berkeley: Keyboard having a lighting system. Apple Computer, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, January 17, 2006: US06987466 (52 worldwide citation)

A keyboard and methods of making the same. The keyboard comprises of a bottom conducting base plate, an illumination layer, a transparent top conducting layer, a light transmissive keyboard membrane, and a plurality of input keys. The illumination layer is deposited on the bottom conducting base pla ...


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Duncan Kerr: Active enclosure for computing device. Apple, Beyer Law Group, November 18, 2008: US07452098 (34 worldwide citation)

A computing device is disclosed. The computing device includes a housing having an illuminable portion. The computing device also includes a light emitting device disposed inside the housing. The light emitting device is configured to produce a light effect that alters the ornamental appearance of t ...


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Aleksandar Pance, Nicholas Vincent King, Duncan Kerr, Brett Bilbrey: Sensing capacitance changes of a housing of an electronic device. Apple, March 5, 2013: US08390481 (34 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatuses are disclosed that allow measurement of a user's interaction with the housing of an electronic device. Some embodiments may measure the electrical characteristics of a housing of an electrical device, where the housing is capable of being temporarily deformed by the user's in ...