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Steven Jobs
Scott Forstall, Gregory Christie, Steven P Jobs, Imran Chaudhri, Patrick L Coffman, Nitin Ganatra: User programmable switch for portable data processing devices. Apple, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, August 16, 2011: US08000736 (28 worldwide citation)

The various methods and devices described herein relate to devices which, in at least certain embodiments, may include at least one mechanical switch for user to select a user profile interface setting and at least one processor for causing the device to respond to the mechanical switch. The mechani ...


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Steven Jobs
Scott Forstall, Gregory Christie, Steven P Jobs, Imran Chaudhri, Patrick L Coffman, Nitin Ganatra: User programmable switch. Apple, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, May 22, 2012: US08185149 (23 worldwide citation)

The various methods and devices described herein relate to devices which, in at least certain embodiments, may include at least one mechanical switch for user to select a user profile interface setting and at least one processor for causing the device to respond to the mechanical switch. The mechani ...


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Steven Jobs
Scott Forstall, Gregory Christie, Steven P Jobs, Imran Chaudhri, Patrick L Coffman, Nitin Ganatra: User programmable switch. December 1, 2011: US20110294552-A1

The various methods and devices described herein relate to devices which, in at least certain embodiments, may include at least one mechanical switch for user to select a user profile interface setting and at least one processor for causing the device to respond to the mechanical switch. The mechani ...


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Steven Jobs
Scott Forstall, Gregory Christie, Steven P Jobs, Imran Chaudhri, Patrick L Coffman, Nitin Ganatra: User Programmable Switch. Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, July 10, 2008: US20080167071-A1

The various methods and devices described herein relate to devices which, in at least certain embodiments, may include at least one mechanical switch for user to select a user profile interface setting and at least one processor for causing the device to respond to the mechanical switch. The mechani ...


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Steven Jobs
Scott Forstall, Gregory christie, Steven P Jobs, Imran Chaudhri, Patrick L Coffman, Nitin Ganatra: User programmable switch. September 13, 2012: US20120231852-A1

The various methods and devices described herein relate to devices which, in at least certain embodiments, may include at least one mechanical switch for user to select a user profile interface setting and at least one processor for causing the device to respond to the mechanical switch. The mechani ...


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Paul Holden, Lawrence Bolton, Nitin Ganatra, Shyam Toprani: Application communication with external accessories. Apple, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, March 19, 2013: US08402145 (36 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention provide various communication techniques for communication between a mobile computing device and an accessory. An accessory protocol that is generic to the mobile computing device can be used for some communication. An application executing at the mobile computin ...


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Scott Herz, Nitin Ganatra: Capability model for mobile devices. Apple, Fish & Richardson P C, December 25, 2012: US08340635 (29 worldwide citation)

A server receives an application update request from a mobile device. The request can include a specification of the mobile device and a license. The server can identify an available hardware component of the mobile device based on the specification. The server can identify an access privilege of th ...


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Mitchell D Adler, Curtis C Galloway, Christophe Allie, Conrad Sauerwald, Dallas Blake De Atley, Dieter Siegmund, Matthew Reda, Michael Lambertus Hubertus Brouwer, Roberto G YĆ©pez, Stan Jirman, Nitin Ganatra: Secure device configuration profiles. Apple, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, June 26, 2012: US08208900 (25 worldwide citation)

A method for configuring a device includes receiving a first configuration profile comprising a first configuration and a first certificate and a second certificate, verifying the first configuration profile with the first certificate, receiving a user input indicating to accept the first configurat ...


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Jeremy Wyld, Nitin Ganatra, Richard John Williamson: Background task execution over a network based on network activity idle time. Apple, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, September 27, 2011: US08028060 (20 worldwide citation)

Network activity of a client device that is coupled to a data network is monitored, to detect network activity idle time. Based upon detecting the idle time, an application running in the client device is automatically signaled that its background task be executed over the data network. Other embodi ...


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Paul Holden, Lawrence Bolton, Nitin Ganatra, Mitchell Adler, Emily Clark Schubert, Shyam Toprani, John Ananny, Peter Langenfeld, Scott Krueger: Automatic identification of compatible applications and accessories. Apple, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, January 28, 2014: US08639733 (9 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention provide various communication techniques for communication between a mobile computing device and an accessory. An accessory protocol that is generic to the mobile computing device can be used for some communication. An application executing at the mobile computin ...