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Bahman Qawami
Mei Yan, Robert C Chang, Farshid Sabet Sharghi, Po Yuan, Bahman Qawami: Memory device upgrade. SanDisk Technologies, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, April 23, 2013: US08428649 (2 worldwide citation)

Technology for replacing a first storage unit operatively coupled to a device is provided. Content of the first storage unit is sent to a new storage unit that serves as the replacement of the first storage unit. In one embodiment, the content is first sent to a trusted third-party server and then t ...


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Steven Jobs
Steven P Jobs, Scott Forstall, Greg Christie, Bas Ording, Imran Chaudhri, Stephen O Lemay, Marcel Van Os, Freddy Allen Anzures, Mike Matas: Telephone interface for a portable communication device. Apple, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, December 28, 2010: US07860536 (38 worldwide citation)

A method of using a portable communications device includes displaying a first image of a rotary dial in a display of the portable communications device in response to a first contact by a user with a click wheel. The first image of the rotary dial includes a plurality of icons arranged proximate to ...


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Steven Jobs
Jeffrey Bush, Scott Forstall, Jeffrey L Robbin, Eddy Cue, Phillip W Schiller, Dallas De Atley, Steve Jobs, Patrice Gautier: Mobile device activation. Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, September 30, 2014: US08849278 (5 worldwide citation)

Methods, systems and apparatus that facilitate activation of mobile devices, such as communication devices or multi-function devices, via a computer are disclosed. According to one aspect of the invention, a mobile device can be forced into a limited service mode until properly activated with a serv ...


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Shin Kim: Data communication method using mobile terminal. LG Electronics, Fleshner & Kim, July 27, 2004: US06768904 (922 worldwide citation)

A method for transmitting data in a data communication system having a mobile terminal and a transmitting/receiving terminal is enclosed. The method includes the steps of establishing a voice communication channel between the mobile terminal and a receiving data terminal in the data communication sy ...


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Alfred McZeal Jr: MULTIFUNCTIONAL WORLD WIDE WALKIE TALKIE, A TRI-FREQUENCY CELLULAR-SATELLITE WIRELESS INSTANT MESSENGER COMPUTER AND NETWORK FOR ESTABLISHING GLOBAL WIRELESS VOLP QUALITY OF SERVICE (QOS) COMMUNICATIONS, UNIFIED MESSAGING, AND VIDEO CONFERENCING VIA THE INTERNET. Computer Science Central, July 13, 2004: US06763226 (817 worldwide citation)

World-Wide-Walkie-Talkie, a high speed multifunction interstellar wireless computer/instant messenger communicator, Personal Digital Assistant (PDA), coupled with a resilient, robust, VoIP data network and internet server method, deploying multiple wireless networks and protocols such as Voice Over ...


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Ehud Langberg, William Scholtz, Farooq Jabbar: Method and apparatus for a RADSL transceiver warm start activation procedure with precoding. Globespan Semiconductor, Thomas Kayden Horstemeyer & Risley, December 22, 1998: US05852630 (698 worldwide citation)

A DSL communication device wherein the state of component coefficients are saved in a memory of a DSL device so that at a later time, the DSL device may initiate a warm start activation sequence wherein the last known channel parameters are used to train the equalizer, significantly reducing the amo ...


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E Earle Thompson: Communication system and methods for enhanced information transfer. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Thomas G Eschweiler, James C Kesterson, Richard L Donaldson, November 7, 1995: US05465401 (556 worldwide citation)

A communication system (20) is provided with multiple purpose personal communication devices (50 and 150). Each communication device (50 and 150) includes a touch-sensitive visual display (60 and 160) to communicate text and graphic information to and from the user and for operating the communicatio ...


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Seppo Helle: Method and apparatus for controlling and securing mobile phones that are lost, stolen or misused. Nokia Mobile Phones, Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, December 9, 2003: US06662023 (505 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus is provided for controlling a mobile phone when it has been lost or stolen in order to prevent its use except to help the owner find it. Controlling the phone remotely may be implemented via a known Short Messaging System, for example. The security features provided are as fol ...


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Weimin Sun, Gregory J Haubrich, Garry L Dublin: Implantable medical device microstrip telemetry antenna. Medtronic, Thomas F Woods, Harold R Patton, January 19, 1999: US05861019 (480 worldwide citation)

A microstrip RF telemetry antenna is formed on or within the exterior surface of an implantable medical device housing that is formed either of a conductive metal or of a non-conductive dielectric material. The microstrip antenna is formed of an electrically conductive radiator patch layer that is l ...


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Louis C Parrillo: Wireless motor vehicle diagnostic and software upgrade system. Motorola, Eugene A Parsons, August 15, 1995: US05442553 (448 worldwide citation)

A transceiver and additional memory are connected to the microprocessor in a vehicle so that all, or selected portions, of operating data is stored in the memory and periodically transmitted to a remote station. The data is diagnosed at the remote station and, for minor repairs, a fix is transmitted ...