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Space reservation in a deduplication system
A calculated factoring ratio is determined as a weighted ratio of current nominal data to physical data. A maximal nominal estimated space in the computing...
Efficient flashcopy backup target volume allocation from a shared resource
For efficient FlashCopy backup target volume allocation from a shared resource pool while ingesting a FlashCopy backup in a repository, for dynamically...
Independent set/reset programming scheme
Methods for operating a non-volatile memory that includes a plurality of memory arrays in which each memory array of the plurality of memory arrays may...
Device and method for managing die groups
The embodiments described herein methods and devices that enhance the endurance of a non-volatile memory (e.g., flash memory). The method includes obtaining,...
Multidimensional storage array and method utilizing an input shifter to
allow an entire column or row to be...
A multidimensional storage array includes independently addressable storage elements and an input shifter. The storage elements are physically arranged into...
Selective space reclamation of data storage memory employing heat and
Space of a data storage memory of a data storage memory system is reclaimed by determining heat metrics of data stored in the data storage memory; determining...
Data backup storage system
The invention provides a storage subsystem in which a system administrator and a user can accurately comprehend the used storage capacity. Therefore, according...
Apparatuses and methods including selectively providing a single or
separate chip select signals
Apparatus and methods are disclosed herein, including those that operate to initialize registers of a first memory device and a second memory device of a...
Memory system utilizing a connection condition of an interface to transmit
A memory system includes an interface, a storage, and a controller. The interface is configured to connect to a plurality of initiators. The storage is...
Efficient use of metadata accompanying file writing to media
In one embodiment of the present invention, a method for holding metadata written by a file system is provided. It is determined whether first metadata written...
Character input device, and method and program for inputting character
In order to facilitate selection of an intended character from among a plurality of characters. a mobile phone includes a designated-position detecting portion...
Apparatus and method for conditionally enabling or disabling soft buttons
A method of operating a multifunction device includes displaying a soft keyboard having a plurality of buttons including one or more unconditionally enabled...
Display control system, pointer, and display panel
The display control system performs display control according to a position indicated by a pointer on a display panel. The display panel includes pixel regions...
General user interface gesture lexicon and grammar frameworks for
multi-touch, high dimensional touch pad...
A method for a multi-touch gesture-based user interface wherein a plurality of gestemes are defined as functions of abstract space and time and further being...
Method and apparatus for text selection
A method includes, displaying a content selection icon on a touch-sensitive display of an electronic device, detecting touch input at a touch location on the...
Systems and methods for dynamically modulating a user interface parameter
using an input device
The embodiments described herein provide devices and methods that facilitate improved input device performance. Specifically, the devices and methods provide an...
Optimal display and zoom of objects and text in a document
An object is zoomed upon selection. A scaling factor is calculated for zooming the object based on current viewing properties of a document and properties of...
Portable electronic device and method of controlling same
A method includes displaying information on a touch-sensitive display, detecting a touch at location associated with the information, rendering an indicator and...
System and method for limiting interaction between a portable electronic
device and a navigation system in a...
A method and system for limiting interaction between a portable electronic device and a navigation system in a vehicle. The method and system includes...
Numeric input control through a non-linear slider
The disclosed non-linear slider control enables a single control to rapidly change orders of magnitude in the scale of control by varying the bounds and...
Method and apparatus for locating playing progress of file
A location of a slider on a bottom progress bar is monitored and a first locating result is obtained according to the location of the slider on the bottom...
Displaying content based on viewing direction
A computer detects a person in an environment. The computer determines a view direction of the person. The computer displays content relevant to the determined...
Data communication in an electronic device
The invention relates to an electronic device (10) and a method for data communication with such an electronic device. The electronic device combines, on the...
Tethered selection handle
Technologies are generally described for providing a tethered selection handle for direct selection of content on a touch or gesture interface. Touch or gesture...
Operation unit-equipped device, information processing method, and
computer program product
An operation unit-equipped device includes a generator that generates an application module including a processing executor that executes a processing, a...
Display mode based media player switching
A media item is presented via a media player, the media player configured to receive the media item, the media item being associated with a format and including...
Method and system for providing ambiance settings in a bathing system
A method, device and system for displaying, via a user interface, an ambiance setting for a bathing system. The user interface is configured to display at least...
Display of data on a device
A device may be configured to display a first item in a region of a user interface based on a first value of an index that is associated with the first item....
Hierarchical navigation and visualization system
A unique method and system is disclosed for organizing and visualizing hierarchical information. It comprises an editor and a visualization engine. The editor...
Quick split mode
Described herein are implementations of various technologies for a method and apparatus for displaying marine electronic data. In one implementation, a...
Testing user interface layout or language compatibility
A computer-implemented method for testing a user interface includes: receiving, in a computer system, a first manual check result from a first manual check of a...
Localization system for mounting game in portable storage device on game
console and method therefor
A localization system for mounting a game includes at least a portable storage device, wherein each portable storage device comprising a target word unit,...
Sports swing mechanics training device
A base unit of a sports swing mechanics training device receives from a swing detector a swing detection message indicating a swing motion by a player, and in...
Apparatus and method for information display of portable device
Provided is a method of displaying information of a portable device, which includes receiving a signal of booting or termination of the portable device; and...
Methods and systems for hands-free browsing in a wearable computing device
Methods and systems for hands-free browsing in a wearable computing device are provided. A wearable computing device may provide for display a view of a first...
3D interactive menu
A method for navigating an interactive menu including a first number of selectable items in a virtual environment. The method includes: providing a grid on a...
Mobile terminal and controlling method thereof
A mobile terminal including a touchscreen display configured to display a video and to receive a touch input; and a controller configured to display a first...
Payroll data entry and management
A method can include displaying a user interface on a display of a mobile device. The user interface can include a scrollable payroll data section with multiple...
Expandable two-dimensional flow for container hierarchy
Presenting items in a two-dimensional access pane includes presenting a first set of icons arranged contiguously and in two dimensions of the access pane, where...
Systems, methods and apparatuses for facilitating content consumption and
sharing through geographic and...
Consumption and sharing of content, including music, is facilitated by an apparatus and a network configured to collect location information related to users of...
Visual indication of a device connection speed
A method of providing visual indication of a device connection speed proceeds by determining a connection speed of the device and selecting a visual indicator...
Mobile terminal for unlocking a touchscreen and controlling method thereof
A mobile terminal including a wireless communication unit configured to provide wireless communication; a touchscreen configured to receive a touch input; and a...
Guide line snapping
Apparatus, systems, and methods may operate to determine a substantially perpendicular current distance from a cursor guide line that passes through a given...
A framework is provided for obtaining window information. The window information can be applied to different assignment models to assign windows to different...
System, method and computer readable medium for determining user attention
area from user interface events
During an interaction with a web page, user interface events are recorded and augmented with page layout data from the document object model. An event stream is...
Navigation systems with event notification
This disclosure describes tools for navigating within applications, and in particular business applications. For example, a menu system may incorporate a...
Method and device for providing a user interface, in particular in a
A method and device for providing a user interface includes an operator unit having multiple operator positions, in particular in a vehicle. In the method, a...
Mobile device interface generator
A mobile device and method includes receiving communications from an application server at a touchscreen based mobile device, wherein the communications are...
Multi-channel sensing system and operating method thereof
A multi-channel sensing system and operating method thereof are disclosed. The multi-channel sensing system includes a transceiver, emitting electrodes, and a...
Touch screen, touch panel, and display device equipped therewith
In an intersecting region of a bundle of wirings in a column direction and a bundle of wirings in a row direction, a column wiring block region arranged with...