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7779277 Power control for a plurality of internal power supply circuits of a semiconductor integrated circuit  
A semiconductor integrated circuit including on a single chip a plurality of circuit blocks and a plurality of internal power supply circuits for delivering a common supply voltage to the...
7779191 Platform-based idle-time processing  
A system and method for transitions a computing system between operating modes that have different power consumption characteristics. When a system management unit (SMU) determines that the...
7774630 Method, computing system, and computer program for reducing power consumption of a computing system by relocating jobs and deactivating idle servers  
In a computing system where multiple servers are connected through a network and one or more jobs are run, a power reduction facility of a supervisory server relocates jobs according to...
7774626 Method to control core duty cycles using low power modes  
A processor starting a duty cycle timer with a specified duty cycle period and a specified power state, and if the duty cycle timer expires, placing the processor in the specified power state in...
7774633 Controlled power cycling in computing devices  
Cycling power in a computer to clear hang-up conditions may include disabling low voltage DC signals between an output of a standby DC power supply and standby-powered circuits in response to a...
RE41482 Method for controlling a power saving mode of a video display device with respect to a predetermined one of a plurality of applied signal sources  
A method for controlling a video display device having multiple signal sources, which comprises the steps of: detecting whether a synchronous signal is input to a microcomputer; detecting a signal...
7770042 Microprocessor with improved performance during P-state transitions  
A microprocessor includes core logic that operates according to a core clock signal in order to execute program instructions, clock generation circuitry controllable to generate the core clock...
7770044 Method and apparatus for waking up a circuit  
An indication that a power supply is ramped up to a threshold level is received. A circuit is woken up in response to receiving the indication if a control field of configuration information is in...
7770176 Multiprocessor computer and program  
According to an aspect of the present invention, the processor temperatures can be leveled among processors, thereby suppressing the occurrence of stop of processing due to overheating. For...
7770035 Method and apparatus for providing power to a computerized device  
A data communications network that includes a data communications device and a midspan device where the data communications device directs data to computerized devices, such as IP phones, within...
7769947 Management of data redundancy based on power availability in mobile computer systems  
Disclosed herein are methods that may be implemented in a mobile computer system. An exemplary method may include initiating a split of a storage volume of the mobile computer system. The storage...
7770043 Data processing device and method of controlling power consumption in back-light in data processing device  
A data processing device includes (a) a display unit, (b) a light-emitting unit which illuminates the display unit, (c) a communication unit which makes radio communication with other data...
7765419 System and method for power management in mobile units  
Described is a method which includes receiving a selection of an application type, selecting a power management class as a function of the application type and adjusting resources of a mobile unit...
7765334 Electronic apparatus for use with removable storage medium, control method therefor, and program for implementing the method  
An electronic apparatus which makes it possible to reduce start-up time for starting the electronic apparatus, without necessitating installment of a plurality of CPUs in the electronic apparatus....
7765417 External control of a multi-mode controller  
An apparatus including an electrical energy storage device arranged to provide an output voltage that decreases with time; a reference clock; and a multi-mode controller having a first mode in...
7761641 Method of operation of a portable computer apparatus with thermal enhancements and multiple modes of operation  
A portable computer adapted for electrical connection to a docking station having multiple power modes of operation is described. The portable computer has one or more CPU chips which have at...
7761720 Mechanism for processor power state aware distribution of lowest priority interrupts  
A method for a mechanism for processor power state aware distribution of lowest priority interrupts. The method of one embodiment comprises receiving first power state information from a first...
7761722 Method for providing different polarities of power supplied over ethernet cables  
A system and method adjusts the polarity of power provided over Ethernet cabling according to configuration information received.
7757108 Method and apparatus for implementing a sleep proxy for services on a network  
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for implementing a sleep proxy. The system starts by receiving a request at the sleep proxy for information pertaining to a service...
7756544 Power controlled network devices for security and power conservation  
The present invention provides method and systems for activating or deactivating network devices by managing the power of the network device. By controlling the power for network devices, the size...
7757109 Circuit arrangement for activating a circuit block and method for the same  
An integrated circuit includes functional blocks, a power control unit controlling the provision of power to the different functional blocks of the integrated circuit, a detecting unit detecting...
7757094 Power management for subscriber identity module  
A power management technique for a Subscriber Identity Module (SIM), makes use of a voting process to determine when to power-up and power-down the SIM. In particular, the voting process...
7757107 Maintaining a power budget  
A server is capable of maintaining a power budget. The server comprises a central processing unit (CPU), a management processor, a power measurement circuit, and a comparison circuit. The...
7757104 Integrated circuit and signal processing apparatus using the same  
An integrated circuit comprising a source voltage monitoring unit that monitors the level of a first source voltage supplied from an external power source, determines whether the first source...
7757039 DRAM selective self refresh  
In some embodiments, an electronic apparatus comprises a communication interface, an input/output interface, a processor, and logic to collect, in the electronic apparatus, a first identifier...
7752474 L1 cache flush when processor is entering low power mode  
In one embodiment, a processor comprises a data cache configured to store a plurality of cache blocks and a control unit coupled to the data cache. The control unit is configured to flush the...
7752467 Integrated circuit device  
The integrated circuit device includes a CPU having an arithmetic circuit and a Power Management Unit implementing power control of the CPU through a power IC. The Power Management Unit has no...
7752460 General-purpose computer and copyright management method for use therein  
A general-purpose computer cross-authenticates an external storage medium which is detachably loaded in the general-purpose computer, directly storing copyrighted data from its internal storage...
7752028 Signed/unsigned integer guest compare instructions using unsigned host compare instructions for precise architecture emulation  
Architecture for efficient translation and processing of PowerPC guest instructions on an x86 host machine. In an x86-based architecture, signed integer values are projected into the unsigned...
7747886 Management of power states in a portable computing device  
Embodiments of the present invention provide a method and apparatus for managing power states in a personal computing device, while maintaining a perception by the user of “instant on”...
7743267 System and method for reducing power consumption in a device  
A system and process enable a device to adjust the duration of various power modes based on usage of the device. The process includes operating a device at a fully operational power level,...
7742179 Data processing apparatus, power control method, computer-readable storage medium and computer program  
An image data processing apparatus shifting to a power saving mode depending on whether a particular process is in progress on an image processing apparatus. A controller examines processes of...
7743212 Storage system and capacity allocation method therefor  
A storage system connected to a terminal, the computer system includes: a plurality of drive devices that respectively drive a plurality of physical disks each having a physical storage area; a...
7743266 Method and system for optimizing filter compensation coefficients for a digital power control system  
A method and system is provided for optimizing the digital filter compensation coefficients of a digitally controlled switched mode power supply within a distributed power system. A power control...
7739534 Portable electronic apparatus with a power saving function and method for implementing the power saving function  
A method for implementing a power saving function of the portable electronic apparatus is provided. The method includes the step of: receiving an operation command transmitted from an input...
7739531 Dynamic voltage scaling  
An apparatus and method for dynamically controlling the maximum frequency of operation of the IC is provided. The invention optimizes power consumption in a device by measuring a current maximum...
7739439 Method of fabrication of a portable computer apparatus with thermal enhancements and multiple modes of operation  
A portable computer adapted for electrical connection to a docking station having multiple power modes of operation is described. The portable computer has one or more CPU chips which have at...
7739527 System and method to enable processor management policy in a multi-processor environment  
In some embodiments, the invention involves off-loading processor workloads to reduce power requirements of a multi-processor system. In one embodiment, a multi-processor system redistributes...
7739529 System for conserving battery life in a battery operated device  
A system for conserving battery life in a battery operated device such as a tire tag where there are several modes of operation. The typical mode is the deep sleep mode where the tag is generally...
7734943 Low power display refresh  
An application processor coupled to a Static Random Access Memory (SRAM) interfaces with a graphics accelerator. A Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) stores frame buffer data that may be...
7734942 Enabling idle states for a component associated with an interconnect  
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method for receiving an information packet in a first port from an interconnect while an agent associated with the first port is in an idle low...
7730330 System and method for saving and restoring a processor state without executing any instructions from a first instruction set  
A CPU (1) automatically preserves the CPU context in a computer memory (5) that remains powered-up when the CPU is powered down in sleep mode. By means of the preserved CPU context, the CPU is...
7730335 Low power computer with main and auxiliary processors  
An architecture for a computer includes a primary processor that consumes power at a first rate, that is operated when the computer is in an high power mode and that is not powered when the...
7725743 Mobile device with index creation function, method controlling the same, and computer program for executing the method  
A mobile device includes a file storage portion, a file reading portion, an index creating portion, an electric storage portion, an electric energy input/output portion, and an index creation...
7725741 Computer system and power supplying method thereof  
A computer system and a power supplying method thereof in which noise due to switched power mode is reduced for a user's convenience. The computer system comprises a mode determiner to generate a...
7725616 Data processing system and data processor  
One data processor is provided with an interface for realizing connection with the other data processor. This interface is provided with a function for connecting the other data processor as a bus...
7724149 Apparatus, and associated method, for selecting distribution of processing tasks at a multi-processor data center  
Apparatus, and an associated method, for selecting at which processing unit of a plurality of processing units positioned at a data center that a processing task is to be performed. Temperature...
7724696 Predictive reader power management  
Power management features of a reader device control an amount of electrical energy supplied to the reader device. The power management features include several power control categories that a...
7725751 Termination techniques for bus interfaces  
Techniques involving the transfer of signals across interconnection media are disclosed. For instance, an apparatus may include an apparatus having an interconnection medium, a first device that...
7721031 PCI express link state management system and method thereof  
A PCI Express link state management system and method thereof is disclosed. The PCI Express link state management system includes an upstream device, a downstream device and a link. The upstream...