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Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Fred C Thomas, Max Chen, Arthur Sandoval, Travis Lee, Matthew Peterson: Drive carrier for computer systems. Hewlett Packard Development Company, December 29, 2009: US07639492 (11 worldwide citation)

A drive carrier for computer systems. At least some of the illustrative embodiments are drive carriers comprising a first suspension member that defines a first side of the drive carrier, a second suspension member that defines a second side of the drive carrier (the second suspension member configu ...


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Fred Thomas
Fred C Thomas, Paul Boerger: Noise reduction in a system. Hewlett Packard Development Company, December 27, 2011: US08085948 (24 worldwide citation)

A system comprises a plurality of storage drives coupled to logic. The logic implements a noise-reducing feature selected from a group consisting of a first feature that limits system performance based on a level of ambient noise, a second feature that staggers access transactions among said storage ...


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Steven Jobs
Steve Jobs, Anthony M Fadell, Jonathan P Ive: Highly portable media device. Apple, Beyer Law Group, February 15, 2011: US07889497 (4 worldwide citation)

An improved portable media device and methods for operating a media device are disclosed. According to one aspect, the portable media device can also function as a solid-state drive for data storage. The form factor of the portable media device can be hand-held or smaller, such that it is highly por ...


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Steven Jobs
Steve Jobs, Anthony M Fadell, Jonathan P Ive: Highly portable media device. Apple, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, September 4, 2012: US08259444 (2 worldwide citation)

An improved portable media device and methods for operating a media device are disclosed. According to one aspect, the portable media device can also function as a solid-state drive for data storage. The form factor of the portable media device can be hand-held or smaller, such that it is highly por ...


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Markus Diebel, David Johnson: Portable electronic device case with battery. Incase Designs, Aka Chan, November 3, 2009: US07612997 (301 worldwide citation)

A case for an electronic device protects and extends the battery life of the electronic device. The case has a lower case portion and an upper case portion, which assemble together to protect the top, side, and bottom edges of the electronic device. The lower case portion includes a battery to exten ...


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Rooshabh Varaiya, David S Ng, Armando Pauker, Joerg U Ferchau: Fault tolerant modular subsystems for computers. Tandem Computers Incorporated, Townsend and Townsend, June 28, 1988: US04754397 (247 worldwide citation)

A fault tolerant computing facility is disclosed. The facility includes a housing array for containing a plurality of hardware element modules such as disk drives, a plurality of modularized power supplies and plural power distribution modules, each being connected to a separate source of primary fa ...


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Richard Francis Frankeny, Jerome Albert Frankeny, Danny Edward Massey, Keith Allan Vanderlee: Socket for semi-permanently connecting a solder ball grid array device using a dendrite interposer. International Business Machines Corporation, Casimer K Salys, November 25, 1997: US05691041 (232 worldwide citation)

A socket for attaching a flip chip die or ball grid array devices to a printed circuit board substrate having a pattern of solder covered lands, with resources for removing the flip chip die or ball grid array device, resources for directly aligning the solder balls of the flip chip die or ball grid ...


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Brent D Madsen, Eric Michael Lunsford, David Moore: Case with communication module having a double pin hinge for a handheld computer system. 3Com Corporation, Wagner Murabito & Hao, September 3, 2002: US06445577 (212 worldwide citation)

A case for a handheld computer system is described. In an embodiment, the handheld computer system comprises a personal digital assistant. The case has multi-functional capability. The case provides a protective housing for the personal digital assistant and includes a communication module which is ...


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Francis James Canova Jr, Jeffrey C Hawkins, Traci Angela Neist, Dennis Joseph Boyle, Robert Gregory Twiss, Amy Aimei Han, Elisha Avraham Tal, Madeleine Francavilla: Handheld computer with open accessory slot. Palm, Van Mahamedi, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, May 14, 2002: US06388877 (203 worldwide citation)

A handheld computer having a housing with a midframe construction is described. The housing includes a front shell and a back shell coupled to a midframe. The handheld computer also includes two accessory slots for a stylus or other devices on the left and right sides of the housing. The handheld co ...


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Rusty B Snell: Grip and protective casing for cellular telephone. Sony Electronics, Hill Steadman & Simpson, January 17, 1995: US05383091 (197 worldwide citation)

A hand-held electronic telecommunications device is provided with a grip and protective casing made of elastomeric material for covering the back face and side walls of the device. The casing is provided with finger recesses on its exterior surface to permit the operator to reliably hold and even op ...