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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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Chandrahas Aralaguppe Chandramohan, Rico L Zörkendörfer, Robert Doran Watson, Patrick L Coffman, Zachary C Rich, Jason W Brinsfield: Wireless pairing of earbuds and case. Apple, Kilpatrick Townsend and Stockton, September 19, 2017: US09769558 (17 worldwide citation)

A case for a pair of wireless earbuds includes a lid and a lid sensor configured to generate a detect signal when the lid is moved from a closed position to an open position. The case further includes circuitry configured to, in response to receiving the detect signal, send a signal to the wireless ...


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James D Batson, Meriko L Borogove, Gregory R Chapman, Patrick L Coffman, Anthony J Guetta, Aram Lindahl, Andrew Rostaing: Media management and routing within an electronic device. Apple, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, Adam C Stone, December 28, 2010: US07861008 (16 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for intelligently routing and managing audio signals within an electronic device is disclosed. The routing is responsive to a set of logical and physical policies which are stored in data tables which can be updated as needed.


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Roger Pantos, James David Batson, Patrick L Coffman: Real-time or near real-time streaming. Apple, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, November 5, 2013: US08578272 (13 worldwide citation)

A user interface (UI) for controlling buffered content of a streaming presentation is disclosed. In one embodiment, the UI includes a time line which represents a length in time of a streaming content that has been buffered at a receiver, such as a client device which retrieves the streaming content ...


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Scott M Herz, Roberto G Yepez, Scott Forstall, Patrick L Coffman: Backlight and ambient light sensor system. Apple, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, April 15, 2014: US08698727 (13 worldwide citation)

Apparatuses and methods to operate a display device of an electronic device. In some embodiments, a method includes receiving a user setting or input of a display control parameter, and causing or altering, based on the user setting or input, an effect of an ambient light sensor value (ALS) on contr ...


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James D Batson, Meriko L Borogove, Gregory R Chapman, Patrick L Coffman, Anthony J Guetta, Aram Lindahl, Andrew Rostaing: Data-driven media management within an electronic device. Apple, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, October 18, 2011: US08041438 (10 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for intelligently routing and managing audio signals within an electronic device is disclosed. The routing is responsive to a set of logical and physical policies which are stored in data tables which can be updated as needed.