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Vincent Le Chevalier Vincent Le Chevalier
Garth Conboy, Mark Foster, Vincent Le Chevalier, John Rivlin, Khin Zaw: Power controller for an electronic reader device. Hunton & Williams, March 12, 2013: US08395483 (1 worldwide citation)

A system and method for controlling the power of an electronic reader device is provided. The system for controlling the power of an electronic reader device may comprise a computing apparatus that may receive a command from a host system to change the power state a power controller. The system may ...


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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
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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Mark Chen
Yinong Liu, Sheng Bing Chen: Antenna matching structure, antenna matching method and wireless communication terminal. Sony Mobile Communications, Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, January 22, 2013: US08359077

The present invention relates to an antenna matching structure, an antenna matching method and a wireless communication terminal. In which, the antenna matching structure comprising: a measuring unit configured to measure a RSSI value; a control unit configured to generate a first switching control ...


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Roberta S Cohen, Kenneth M Huber, Deborah J Mills: Communication system having unified messaging. American Telephone and Telegraph Company, AT&T Information Systems, David H Tannenbaum, David R Padnes, June 6, 1989: US04837798 (791 worldwide citation)

Unified messaging is a concept that provides for a single electronic mailbox for different types of messages. The mailbox can be on a user's host computer, PBX, PC, etc., and the user has consistant facilities available to originate, receive and manipulate messages. Messages can be translated from o ...


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Kevin J Surace, George M White, Byron B Reeves, Clifford I Nass, Mark D Campbell, Roy D Albert, James P Giangola: Voice user interface with personality. Sun Microsystems, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson, November 7, 2000: US06144938 (439 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a voice user interface with personality. In one embodiment, a method includes executing a voice user interface, and controlling the voice user interface to provide the voice user interface with a personality. The method includes selecting a prompt based on various cont ...


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Ki Il Kim: Mobile entertainment and communication device. Minerva, Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, January 22, 2008: US07321783 (313 worldwide citation)

A mobile entertainment and communication device in a palm-held size housing has a cellular or satellite telephone capable of wireless communication with the Internet and one or more replaceable memory card sockets for receiving a blank memory card for recording data directly from the Internet and, i ...


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Sae Young Chung, M Vedat Eyuboglu, Yong Hoon Kang, Dae Young Kim, Jin Hwa Ku, Seung Hee Lee, Michael D Pollman: Capacity enhancement schemes for forward and reverse links of distributed cellular base stations. Airvana, Solid Technologies, Fish & Richardson P C, April 3, 2007: US07200391 (299 worldwide citation)

Capacity enhancement schemes are described for forward and reverse links of distributed cellular base stations consisting of a central unit and one or more remote units. In general, in one aspect, reverse link capacity is shared among remote units. The capacity sharing can be determined dynamically. ...


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John W Olivo Jr: Stored media screening device. Leon R Yankwich, December 15, 1992: US05172111 (288 worldwide citation)

A program material screening device is provided whereby the owner/operator of a program material playback device such as a videocassette player, television, laser disc player, motion picture projector, phonograph or the like may automatically and selectively prevent the reproduction into humanly per ...