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Notebook computer housing
Headset for a communication device
Pair of earbuds
Automatic user notification, with quick response (QR) code generation
following failed NFC device pairing
A first user equipment (UE) includes a display, at least two communication mechanisms that respectively supports a first and a second communication mode, and a...
Status report triggering in wireless communication system
A method for status report triggering in a wireless communication entity is disclosed. The method comprises receiving a data unit segment wherein the data unit...
System and method for displaying and searching multimedia events
Disclosed are computer implemented method, systems, and non-transitory media for presenting information representing a plurality of time-bounded events in (i) a...
Standardizing video content for use in generating an advertising overlay
Methods and system for displaying a click-to-buy overlay for an item on a video in a video hosting site. The item is matched to the video according to video...
Remote control apparatus, method and user interface system
Apparatus forming part of a home entertainment system includes an electronic device having an input accepting a signal corresponding to an externally-generated...
Serving video content segments
A method, executed on a processor, for serving a video content segment at an online resource includes receiving a request for a video content segment having one...
Addressable advertising switch by decoupling decoding from service
A method and computing device for switching from a first transport stream to a second transport stream. The method detects a trigger in the first transport...
Spatial block merge mode
In one embodiment, a spatial merge mode for a block of video content may be used in merging motion parameters. Spatial merge parameters are considered and do...
Viewfinder display based on metering images
An image capture device may capture a series of images. The series of images may include a plurality of metering images interleaved with a plurality of preview...
Method for prompting photographs of events
A computer-implemented method, computer program product, and computing system is provided for interacting with images having similar content. In an embodiment,...
Fixed focus camera with lateral sharpness transfer
A lens includes a depth of field ("DOF") range and a macro range. The macro range is distinct and separate from the DOF range. The macro range is a near field...
Mobile device display management
The display of a mobile device is managed during a voice communication session using a proximity sensor and an accelerometer. In one example, the display of a...
Sharing service management
Techniques are described for sharing service management on a computing system. The computing system includes a display device and one or more processors. The...
Determining eligibility of a device to auto-enroll in a domain
A method for determining auto-enrollment eligibility for an electronic device with an enterprise domain is provided. The method includes generating a reverse...
Server side disambiguation of ambiguous statistics
Tracking data communications are received for single properties that include ambiguous event statistics. The event statistics are disambiguated by an analytics...
Facilitating role-based sharing of content segments
In one aspect a machine-implemented method is provided including receiving a request from a user to share content associated with the user with a second user,...
Remote authorization of access to account data
An authentication request from a first client device may be received. The authentication request may identify an account. A second client device associated with...
Device identifier similarity models derived from online event signals
A computerized method and system operable to build a device identifier similarity model with online event signals and determine similar network device...
System and methods for managing trust in access control based on a user
System and methods for managing trust in access control are based on a user identity, in a Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) network. A device has an access...
Apparatus and method for automatic repeat request with reduced resource
allocation overhead in a wireless VoIP...
A base station (103) assigns a set of mobile stations (101) to a group wherein the group will share a set of radio resources (770). A shared control channel...
A fixed bump button may: (1) report its identification to a server connected to the internet when the button is bumped by a mobile device; and/or (2) emit a...
Evolving antenna system based on user habits
A method and system configures an antenna system to enhance communication signal quality within a wireless communication device. An antenna system controller...
Method, apparatus and system for providing feedback to a transmit
A method and system for improving closed loop feedback in transmit diversity communication. In one embodiment of the invention, a predetermined variation of one...
Battery backup system for uninterrupted power supply
Methods and systems supply uninterrupted power to a load using a backup battery module. A driver circuit connects the load and the backup battery module such...
Homochromatic and color display assembly on an electronic device and
method for operation thereof
The present invention provides an electronic device (100) comprising a homochromatic liquid crystal display (155), a color liquid crystal display (165), and a...
Digital image comparison
A method for digital image comparison includes, by a computer executing a single instance of an application program stored in a memory of the computer,...
Text input on touch sensitive interface
Methods and systems for text input are provided. In one example, a head-mountable device (HMD) having a touch interface may be configured to receive touch...
Systems and methods for providing alerts regarding expiration of
A method including receiving image data corresponding to a photograph of a display of parking information including temporal restrictions for authorized parking...
Automatic rectification of distortions in images
Implementations relate to relate to rectification of distortion in an image. In some implementations, a method includes extracting edgelets from an image, each...
Cookie correction system and method
Cookie correction methods, systems, and computer programs include receiving a first cookie from a user via a browser; receiving additional cookies from the user...
Predicting visibility of content items
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer-readable storage medium, and including a method for predicting visibility of...
Auto-suggested content item requests
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer-readable storage medium, including a method comprising: receiving a content...
Indicating whether a system has booted up from an untrusted image
Systems, methods, and machine-readable media for indicating that a system has booted an untrusted image are provided. The system may be configured to receive...
Method, system and device for secured access to protected digital material
A method, system and device for providing secure access to multimedia content received by a networked digital storage device, such as a set-top box. A mobile...
Parallel, side-effect based DNS pre-caching
Embodiments of the present invention include methods and systems for domain name system (DNS) pre-caching. A method for DNS pre-caching is provided. The method...
First topics related to a content page, such as a web page, are identified. Thereafter, second topics related to a first content element, such as...
Application of resource limits to request processing
A server system having one or more processors and memory launches an instance of an application subject to a first set of resource constraints. Exceeding the...
Co-click based similarity score of queries and keywords
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for determining similarities between queries. A first query...
Social identity clustering
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for social identity clustering. In one aspect, a method includes...
Providing snippets relevant to a search query in a conversation-based
A system and method for searching messages is disclosed. The system and method includes receiving a search query and, in response to receiving the search query:...
Retrieving and snoozing categorized conversations in a conversation-based
A method and system for processing messages includes receiving a plurality of messages directed to a user. Each of the plurality of messages is associated with...
Methods, systems, and media for providing a media search engine
Methods, systems, and media for providing a media search engine are provided. In some implementations, a method for searching for content is provided, the...
Detecting name-triggering queries
A system may be configured to receive a query; identify an object and a verb associated with the query; obtain information indicating a quantity of occurrences,...
Increasing user retention and re-engagement in social networking services
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for engaging a user in a previously-submitted search query in...
Near duplicate images
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for determining image search results. One of the methods...
Pre-fetching map data based on a tile budget
A pre-fetching map data system and method identifies a subset of map data to corresponding to one or more points of interest to be displayed on the map. The map...
Collaborative online spreadsheet application
A distributed spreadsheet application executes at a server and a client in a network. The networked spreadsheet application can generally be used without...