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Identifying and highlighting critical popups in a multi-window environment

Date/App# patent app List of recent Desktop-related patents
07/17/14
20140201679
 Providing user interfaces and window previews for hosted applications patent thumbnailnew patent Providing user interfaces and window previews for hosted applications
A local computing device may use a remote computing device to host various resources on behalf of the local computing device. The local computing device may receive data related to a graphical window of the remotely hosted resource and generate a graphical window on the local desktop environment for the remotely hosted resource.
07/17/14
20140201678
 Identifying and highlighting critical popups in a multi-window environment patent thumbnailnew patent Identifying and highlighting critical popups in a multi-window environment
Provided are techniques for the identification and display of critical messages including displaying a default desktop on a computing system; detecting a first popup message; making a first determination that the first popup message conforms with user specified criteria; and in response to the first determination generating a first emergency desktop; populating the first emergency desktop with the first popup message; and displaying the first emergency desktop in place of the default desktop on the computing system.. .
07/17/14
20140200089
 Desktop bowling game patent thumbnailnew patent Desktop bowling game
A desktop bowling game is provided including bowling pins having metal that is attractable by magnets located at a base of each bowling pin, a ball, a main unit having a playing board having a surface with position markers for setup of the pins, and a pin reset mechanism, located below the playing board. The pin reset mechanism includes a sliding plate that slides up and down beneath the playing board between a first, up position immediately below and adjacent to the playing board to a second, down position away from the playing board.
07/10/14
20140195976
 System and method for management of digital media patent thumbnailSystem and method for management of digital media
A media management system configured provides functionality to store, organize, and share digital media. The media management system may capture media in one or more media capture sessions and organize the media according to the time at which it was created or captured.
07/10/14
20140195259
 Method and system for creating and utilizing a metadata apparatus for management applications patent thumbnailMethod and system for creating and utilizing a metadata apparatus for management applications
A method and system used to create a metadata apparatus that functions as a standard electronic language to both describe a complex item in precise detail and define data, objects, people and locations related to the item so as to provide a common secure platform and unlimited secondary meaningful use for products and systems that manage the item and related elements. The physical components of the apparatus include data centers, servers, desktop computers, mobile computing devices such as laptop computers, smart phones and computer tablets, and electronic devices in the field.
07/10/14
20140193857
 Centrifuge tube droplet generator patent thumbnailCentrifuge tube droplet generator
A centrifuge tube droplet generator includes a centrifugally generated droplet system which accommodates a sample volume of below 20 microliters and below. The system has virtually no dead volume, is simple and inexpensive and can therefore be realized in a disposable unit.
07/03/14
20140189816
 Extending server-based desktop virtual machine architecture to client machines patent thumbnailExtending server-based desktop virtual machine architecture to client machines
A server-based desktop-virtual machines architecture may be extended to a client machine. In one embodiment, a user desktop is remotely accessed from a client system.
07/03/14
20140189552
 Electronic devices and methods for arranging functional icons of the electronic device patent thumbnailElectronic devices and methods for arranging functional icons of the electronic device
A portable electronic device having two input units, a processor, a memory and a display unit, allows single handed operation for the repositioning of desktop icons and shortcuts. The input unit includes a touch panel and another sensor and movements of the device are interpreted as commands to rearrange the current display locations of desktop items, for more convenient and personalized operations on the items.
07/03/14
20140189549
 User interface for a computing device patent thumbnailUser interface for a computing device
There is disclosed a computing device comprising: (a) a display; (b) one or more processors; (c) computer memory; (d) one or more computer programs stored in the computer memory and configured to be executed by the one or more processors and including instructions for generating ui elements designed to remain in the same screen position as the device size scales from smartphone to tablet to laptop to desktop to tv, providing a consistent ui across all of the respective screen sizes and device types.. .
07/03/14
20140189546
 Web application pinning including task bar pinning patent thumbnailWeb application pinning including task bar pinning
Various embodiments provide a mechanism to allow end users to install web applications and websites onto their desktop. In accordance with one or more embodiments, client-side code can be utilized to allow developers associated with a website to define boundaries associated with user interaction, and have those boundaries enforced by a run-time engine.
07/03/14
20140189138
Virtual desktop access using wireless devices
Aspects herein describe at least a method, system, and computer readable storage media for transmitting data from a first computing device to a second computing device. The first computing device comprises a host while the second computing device comprises a thin client for receiving a virtual desktop session.
07/03/14
20140189035
Virtual desktop infrastructure (vdi) login acceleration
The time required to login to a remote or virtual desktop can be reduced by caching image data in a persistent memory location in-between remote desktop sessions. For instance, image data related to an image displayed on a client device during a first virtual desktop session may be cached after terminating the first virtual desktop session.
07/03/14
20140188986
Method and apparatus for identifying computing resource trajectory
The present invention relates to the security of general purpose computing devices, such as laptop or desktop pcs, and more specifically to the detection of malicious software (malware) on a general purpose computing device. A challenge in maintaining a plurality of computing systems is that it may be required to have visibility into the extensive collection of computing related resources located across those systems as well as information about resources together with their behaviors and evolutions within those systems.
07/03/14
20140188982
Virtual desktop infrastructure (vdi) login acceleration
The time required to login to a remote or virtual desktop can be reduced by caching image data in a persistent memory location in-between remote desktop sessions. For instance, image data related to an image displayed on a client device during a first virtual desktop session may be cached after terminating the first virtual desktop session.
07/03/14
20140188977
Appratus, method for deploying applications in a virtual desktop interface system
In a vdi session, an application is dynamically deployed in a host server or a client device to achieve improved performance. The host server establishes a vdi session with the client device and executes an application in response to a request from the client device.
07/03/14
20140185600
Mobile router capable of automatically detecting network connection mode and performing network connection setting, and method thereof
The present invention is to provide a mobile router, which can connect with a network transmission device capable of wired or wireless networking (e.g., a modem provided by a network service provider, a wireless lan access point, or a mobile communication access point) in a corresponding one of at least three network connection modes based on a wired ethernet, a wireless local area network and a wireless wide area network, so as to transmit a network packet from a terminal device (e.g., a desktop computer, a laptop computer, or a mobile phone) to the internet or vice versa through the network transmission device. The mobile router can automatically detect an applicable network connection mode and automatically apply network connection settings stored in a corresponding profile.
07/03/14
20140184763
Desktop electronic magnifier
A desktop electronic magnifier in a first embodiment includes a monitor and a control panel mounted to the monitor so that access to the control panel cannot be blocked by any position of the monitor. In a second embodiment, a monitor is positioned atop a flat platform that surmounts the camera so that access to the control panel cannot be blocked by any position of the monitor.
07/03/14
20140184622
Adaptive opengl 3d graphics in virtual desktop infrastructure
System and method embodiments are provided for improving the performance of opengl graphics rendering on vm architecture. In an embodiment, a method implemented in a system comprising multiple virtual machines (vms) includes intercepting, at a first vm that does not have direct access to a graphics processing unit (gpu), a command from an application to render graphics.
06/26/14
20140181682
Using contextual and spatial awareness to improve remote desktop imaging fidelity
Image data representing a desktop image for a client device that is accessing the desktop remotely is compressed according to a method that preserves image fidelity in selected non-text regions. The method, which is carried out in a remote server, includes the steps of generating image data for the remote desktop image and analyzing different regions of the remote desktop image, identifying those regions of the remote desktop image that are text regions, selecting non-text regions of the remote desktop image for lossless compression based on a spatial relationship between the non-text regions and the text regions, compressing the image data using a lossless compression protocol for a portion of the image data corresponding to the selected non-text regions, and transmitting the compressed image data to the client device..
06/26/14
20140181236
Systems and apparatuses for aggregating nodes to form an aggregated virtual storage for a virtualized desktop environment
Embodiments of the invention relate generally to software, data storage, and virtualized computing and processing resources. More specifically, systems and apparatuses are described for aggregating nodes to form an aggregated virtual storage for a virtualized desktop environment.
06/26/14
20140177818
Virtual desktop interface for a service call center
A method for operating an agent terminal in a call routing environment in which an agent server routes customer service calls to the agent terminal. The method includes the agent terminal establishing a communication link with the agent server over a network, configuring an agent terminal display to display service metric parameters related to an incoming customer service call to be routed to the agent terminal, wherein the service metric parameters are retrieved via the communication link from a configuration database of the agent server; and monitoring and displaying on the agent terminal display: updated service metric parameters throughout a customer service call routed from the agent server..
06/26/14
20140177636
Bandwidth optimization for remote desktop protocol
The processing of a first data stream to generate a second stream conforming to a remote desktop protocol (rdp) is described. Operations may include facilitating storage of first data from the first stream at a first index indicated in the first stream, facilitating retrieval of second data from a second index included in the first stream, and facilitating generation of the second stream conforming to the rdp and including the first and second data.
06/19/14
20140173413
Method and system to build a representative model for web pages to interact with users
The present invention refers to a method and system to convert a web page into a representative and functional model to interact with the user, i.e., preserving all features and attributes a web page interaction provides. Such interaction occurs through a unit that accesses all user-requested contents or data.
06/19/14
20140171190
Implementing a remote gaming server on a desktop computer
One embodiment of the invention sets forth a method that includes receiving a request from a client device to launch an application program for execution on a server device, where the application program is configured to operate in a full-screen display mode, and, in response, creating an execution environment for the application program that disables the full-screen display mode. Within the execution environment, the application program is configured to generate the rendered image data for display on the client device.
06/19/14
20140168985
Desktop item with led means has usb-unit(s) or usb-module to charge other electric or digital data device(s)
Desk top items with leds also include usb-unit(s) or usb-module(s) and, optionally, additional outlet-units, to supply power to other electric or digital devices such as a smart phone or digital data device.. .
06/19/14
20140168143
Simultaneous sensing arrangement
Multi-touch touch-sensing devices and methods are described herein. The touch sensing devices can include multiple sense points, each located at a crossing of a drive line and a sense line.
06/12/14
20140165203
Method and apparatus for retroactively detecting malicious or otherwise undesirable software as well as clean software through intelligent rescanning
The present invention relates to the security of general purpose computing devices, such as laptop or desktop pcs, and more specifically to the detection of malicious software (malware) on a general purpose computing device. A challenge in detecting malicious software is that files are typically scanned for the presence of malicious intent only once (and subsequent rescanning is typically performed in a simplistic manner).
06/12/14
20140165164
Method to obtain a virtual desktop stored in a cloud storage system, a corresponding cloud broker and cloud desktop agent
A method to obtain a cloud-stored virtual desktop includes a set of user preferences, applications and shortcuts to files that a user desires to access. The method includes (a) transferring from a client device to a cloud broker a virtual desktop request comprising a user identification and a client device type identification; (b) passing the virtual desktop request to a cloud desktop agent responsible for maintenance of virtual desktops and virtual desktop metadata in the cloud storage system; (c) selecting by the cloud desktop agent a list of available virtual desktops for the user and the client device type based on a comparison with the virtual desktop metadata; (d) transferring the list of available virtual desktops to the cloud broker; and (e) forwarding the list of available virtual desktops from the cloud broker to the client device to enable the user to select a virtual desktop to be opened..
06/12/14
20140164980
Apparatus and method for creative wallpaper
An apparatus and method for creative wallpaper are provided. The method includes presenting a first desktop environment in which icons, menus, applications, or functions can be located and invoked, presenting an uncoverer for revealing a second desktop environment in which icons, menus, applications, or functions can be located and invoked, and if the uncoverer is selected and executed, progressively removing the first desktop environment to reveal the second desktop environment underneath..
06/12/14
20140164796
Systems and methods for providing improved power backup for desktop computers
The present disclosure relates to systems and methods for providing power from a secondary power source upon an interruption of a primary power source. In certain embodiments, the secondary power source may supply power without use of a power inverter that converts direct current into alternating current or a current rectifier that provides a second conversion of alternating current into a direct current.
06/12/14
20140164757
Closed loop cpu performance control
The invention provides a technique for targeted scaling of the voltage and/or frequency of a processor included in a computing device. One embodiment involves scaling the voltage/frequency of the processor based on the number of frames per second being input to a frame buffer in order to reduce or eliminate choppiness in animations shown on a display of the computing device.
06/12/14
20140164285
System and method for the creation, review and revision of investment banking materials
A system and method for the creation, review and revision of investment banking materials is described. The system includes an end-to-end software application that assists investment bankers in creating decks to present to their clients.
06/12/14
20140164160
Method, system, apparatus, and program for donation driven gift fulfillment
The present invention generally relates to software driven, application (“app”)-based methods of gift giving, and more particularly to app-based methods for charitable donation-driven gift fulfillment via computing or mobile devices such as desktop, mobile, smartphones, and the like.. .
06/12/14
20140160021
Optical mouse with cursor rotating ability
A surface navigation device for a computer or similar graphical display and methods for implementing its operation. The device moves sensitively and precisely over a surface such as a desktop and operator generated changes in its position relative to targetable objects on that desktop arranged about the circumference of a pseudo-circle are described in terms of a lumped motion vector.
06/05/14
20140157186
Three dimensional desktop rendering in a data processing device
A method includes initiating, through a display driver component of a processor of a data processing device, acquisition of one or more depth parameter(s) of a window of an application executing on the data processing device and/or a sub-portion of the window. The method also includes determining, through the processor, depth of the window relative to a background desktop surface provided by an operating system executing on the data processing device and/or the sub-portion of the window relative to the window based on the acquired one or more depth parameter(s).
06/05/14
20140157183
System and method for the selection, layout, and control of one or more hosted interactive computer application programs using a lightweight supervisor computer application program
The present concept is a lightweight supervisor computer application program for aggregating hosted interactive computer application programs. The lightweight supervisor computer application program is executed on a computer with an operating system.
06/05/14
20140157173
Electronic apparatus and method of controlling the same
According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus executes a desktop application displayed on a display screen on a desktop and a full-screen application displayed as a full-screen picture on the display screen. Each of the applications open a file comprising an extension in a file name of the file.
06/05/14
20140156778
Managing a distributed cache for virtual machines
Clients may display desktop environments to provide users with access to virtual machines (vms). Graphical objects that displayed in the desktop environments are stored in caches in multiple clients.
06/05/14
20140156756
Virtual meeting video sharing
A method is provided in one particular example that includes identifying an attempt by a first communications device to play video data within a virtual meeting session using a first media player. The first communications device can be sharing at least a portion of a desktop presented on the first communications device with one or more other remote communications devices participating in the virtual meeting session.
05/29/14
20140149967
Video sequence recording during a testing session on a data processing device to enable fault detection
A method includes continuously capturing, through an application executing on a data processing device, images of a desktop of the data processing device as a background process as part of a testing session on the data processing device in an active mode thereof. The method also includes encoding, through a processor of the data processing device, the captured images of the desktop as a video sequence, and providing a capability to a user of the data processing device and/or another data processing device to detect a fault event related to the testing session based on access to the encoded video sequence..
05/29/14
20140149931
Information processing apparatus and display control method
According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a setting controller, a display processor, and a saving storage processor. The setting controller sets a plurality of areas on a desktop screen in accordance with a screen layout for the desktop screen comprising a plurality of regions.
05/29/14
20140149892
Method for browsing the internet using communication sessions
A method for browsing websites, search engine results, cloud application projects, and desktop application files using communication sessions such as blogs, forums, and chat rooms. This method enables users to create communication sessions with titles associated with a webpage, a search keyword, a cloud application, or a desktop application; display the titles once the webpage, search keyword, cloud application, or desktop application is opened on the computer display; and open a communication session by selecting its title on the computer screen..
05/29/14
20140149347
Merging of desktop images
Methods and systems for n-way cloning and synchronization of a user desktop image are provided. Example embodiments provide a cloning and synchronization system (“css”) which binds a server stored cvd object representing the user's desktop image to one or more endpoint devices.
05/29/14
20140149258
Systems, methods and apparatuses for aggregating and displaying content
Systems and methods are provided for identifying, extracting, mapping, and updating product information. Further, systems and methods are provided to view the product information on a portable computing device or a personal computing device.
05/29/14
20140145969
System and method for graphic object management in a large-display area computing device
A system and method of graphic object management for a large-display area computing device having a large-display area is provided. A touch-sensitive small-display provides a representation of the large-display area including a representation of at least one graphic object displayed on the large-display area such as a desktop of an operating system.
05/29/14
20140145425
Method for creating a customized children's storybook with fingerprint art using fingerprint-ready image templates
Methods for creating customized children's storybooks with fingerprint art using fingerprint-ready templates stored in association with a software application on a desktop computer, a tablet computer, or a smart phone. The methods include the use of preconfigured templates and prompted discussions that elicit responses from the child to create text for the storybook.
05/29/14
20140144352
Portable and adjustable desktop workstation
According to principles of the present inventive concepts, a desktop workstation in configured to be supported on an existing work surface and enable adjustment of a height of a work surface between a lowered and a raised position. In a lowered position, the work surface is arranged at a height from the existing work surface that facilitates use by a user in a seated position and, in a raised position, the work surface is arranged at a height from the existing work surface that facilitates use by the user in a standing position..
05/22/14
20140143718
Information processing apparatus, profile creation method and storage medium
According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a window rearrangement module and a profile creator. The window rearrangement module is configured to rearrange windows on a desktop screen based on a profile indicative of arrangement of the windows on the desktop screen.
05/22/14
20140143708
Desktop switching method and device
A desktop switching method and device, the method including generating a first desktop window; configuring the first desktop window according to a relevant relationship between the first desktop window and a second desktop window; and performing desktop switching according to a current desktop window and the relevant relationship between the first desktop window and the second desktop window. The device includes a framework entrance module, a dock bar and a desktop manager..
05/22/14
20140143545
System and method for securely distributing legal evidence
This invention provides a system and method to search for and securely download digital multimedia evidence (dme) data from a central dme repository to portable usb, smart phone, tablet, laptop, desktop, or other data storage devices, with a clear chain of custody and access control audit trail reporting, so the dme can be used to prepare for and conduct legal proceedings.. .
05/22/14
20140143264
Policy event driven remote desktop recording across a data network
Disclosed are an apparatus and method of remotely recording events occurring on a managed machine. One example method of operation may include identifying the managed machine operating in a communication network and transmitting a connection establishment message to the managed machine over the communication network.


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