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Justin Gregg, Michael M Lee, Chad Seguin: Adjustment of acoustic properties based on proximity detection. Apple, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, May 28, 2013: US08452020 (99 worldwide citation)

One or more acoustic transducers of a device may be adjusted based on automatic detection of device proximity to the user. In a mobile telephone, when the user is using the receiver and holding the telephone against his/her ear, if the telephone detects that the user has moved the telephone further ...


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Michael M Lee, Justin Gregg, Chad G Seguin: Sidetone adjustment based on headset or earphone type. Apple, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, October 16, 2012: US08290537 (71 worldwide citation)

A portable telephony device has a mobile phone housing. Integrated in the housing are memory to store a telephony module, an earphone type detect module, a headphone port, and a processor. The headphone port may be a wired headset jack to receive a mating wired headset plug, or it may be a communica ...


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Greg L Tanaka, Sean Hsi an Kuo, Kenneth Choy, Michael M Lee, Gregory M Stefanek: Method and system for improved memory interface during image rendering. Silicon Magic Corporation, Sawyer Law Group, August 15, 2000: US06104418 (51 worldwide citation)

Aspects for increasing efficiency of memory accesses during graphics rendering are provided. A preferred method aspect includes providing a plurality of memory banks for data, and decoding input signals that indicate accessing of at least one of the plurality of memory banks for a desired plurality ...


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Michael M Lee: Anticipatory power management for battery-powered electronic device. Apple, September 30, 2008: US07430675 (31 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for managing power consumption of a battery-powered electronic device are disclosed. According to one embodiment, power management can take action to reduce power consumption to accommodate estimated power requirements. According to another embodiment, power management can noti ...


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Scott M Fry, Pamela R Nylander Hill, Michael M Lee, Sushama M Paranjape: Apparatus and method for dynamically performing knowledge-based error recovery. International Business Machines Corporation, Baker Maxham Jester & Meador, July 19, 1994: US05331476 (21 worldwide citation)

A tape drive data storage apparatus incorporates an error recovery system that is dynamically controlled to perform knowledge-based error recovery in accordance with a novel error recovery method. As the tape drive apparatus performs read and/or write data transfer operations on a tape medium loaded ...


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Michael M Lee, Matthew M Lee: Text-based communication control for personal communication device. Apple, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, October 12, 2010: US07814163 (16 worldwide citation)

Systems, devices, and methods are provided for enabling a user to control the content of text-based messages sent to or received from an administered device. In some embodiments, a message will be blocked (incoming or outgoing) if the message includes forbidden content. In other embodiments, the obj ...


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Michael M Lee, Justin Gregg, Casey Maureen Dougherty: Event-based modes for electronic devices. Apple, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, September 17, 2013: US08538376 (11 worldwide citation)

Event-based modes of operation are supported on an electronic device. One or more event-based modes of operation may be automatically or selectively applied to the device when a new life event is detected. The device's previous mode of operation may be backed up to the device or a network location a ...


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Michael M Lee, Jeffrey J Terlizzi, Christopher D McKillop: Automatic power-off of bluetooth device from linked device. Apple, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel, July 26, 2011: US07987378 (10 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for powering-off a Bluetooth device from a linked device are provided. A device can transmit a Bluetooth signal to a linked device to instruct the linked device to power-off. In this manner, the user need only turn off one device manually which results in all linked devices being ...


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Michael M Lee, Justin Gregg, Chad G Seguin: Mobile device having human language translation capability with positional feedback. Apple, Morrison & Foerster, January 3, 2017: US09535906 (9 worldwide citation)

A mobile electronic device has a touch sensitive screen and an accelerometer. A translator is to translate a word or phrase that is in a first human language and that is entered via a first virtual keyboard displayed on the touch sensitive screen, into a second human language. A translator is to cau ...


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Michael M Lee: Anticipatory power management for battery-powered electronic device. Apple, December 14, 2010: US07853813 (8 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for managing power consumption of a battery-powered electronic device are disclosed. According to one embodiment, power management can take action to reduce power consumption to accommodate estimated power requirements. According to another embodiment, power management can noti ...