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8332677 System and method for portable power source management  
A host system is provided comprising including a power source configured to provide power to a first auxiliary device; and a host power manager configured to monitor an available power level of the...
8326254 Power management for a mobile communication device and method for use therewith  
A communication device includes a memory module that stores a plurality of applications corresponding to a plurality of uses of the communication device. A processing module executes a selected one...
8325438 Storage system controlling power supply module and fan  
When a disk device corresponding to a logical volume is started, a disk system determines and starts a disk device and a fan to be started, while comprehensively considering heat quantity generated...
8326375 Method and apparatus for reducing standby power consumption of a handheld communication system  
A method for managing operation of a device, the method including performing using one or more processors and/or circuits in a handheld device, the one or more processors and/or circuits including...
8327178 Efficient service advertisement and discovery in a networking environment  
A local device broadcasts a service advertisement in a wireless network, where the service advertisement includes one or more service identifiers (IDs) identifying one or more services being...
8327177 System and method for information handling system storage device power consumption management  
A storage device, such as a hard disk drive or solid state drive, reduces energy consumption by entering a reduced power state after an inactivity time where the inactivity time is set based upon...
8321619 Combination power memory device  
A portable power and/or memory device is disclosed, which device includes integrated management circuitry enabling on-board management of energy storage, power management, and memory management. In...
8321702 Information processing apparatus and power-saving setting method  
According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus having a power-saving function includes a monitoring module and a power-saving setting presenting module. The monitoring module...
8321697 Memory device, host device, memory system, memory device control method, host device control method and memory system control method  
A memory card 100 having a NAND type flash memory connectable to a host device 200, capable of transmitting/receiving a signal to/from the host device 200 at a first voltage (3.3 V) or a second...
8321699 System and method for determining power consumption  
A system and method is provided to measure the power consumption of circuits whereby, in one aspect, a processor's temperature is maintained so that its power consumption is measured at the point...
8321712 System and method for reducing power requirements of microprocessors through dynamic allocation of datapath resources  
There is provided a system and methods for segmenting datapath resources such as reorder buffers, physical registers, instruction queues and load-store queues, etc. in a microprocessor so that...
8321708 Interfacing media access control (MAC) with a low-power physical layer (PHY) control  
An apparatus and method of interfacing physical layer (PHY) control with media access control (MAC) is disclosed. One method includes signaling to the PHY control to operate in a low-power mode...
8321706 USB self-idling techniques  
USB self-idling techniques are described. In one or more embodiments, a Universal Serial Bus (USB) device comprises one or more modules to communicate via USB and self-idle by presenting an idle...
8321710 Device, method and computer program product for causing an input device to enter a low power state and sending a command that disables display of a graphical user interface  
An input device includes an operation unit, a sending unit, and a power control unit. The operation unit is configured to be held by a user and to be operated in a three-dimensional free space so...
8321707 Main computer for vehicle and power management method thereof  
A main computer for vehicle includes a central processing unit and a programmable logic device. The central processing unit is configured for controlling operations of the main computer. The...
8321692 Information processing apparatus, information processing apparatus control method, and storage medium  
An information processing apparatus includes a plurality of storage units, a mirroring control unit configured to execute mirroring processing, which includes writing processing for writing same...
8316247 Method and apparatus for user-activity-based dynamic power management and policy creation for mobile platforms  
A method and apparatus for user activity-based dynamic power management and policy creation for mobile platforms are described. In one embodiment, the method includes the monitoring of one or more...
8316249 Variable scaling for computing elements  
Various systems, methods, and computing units are provided for variable scaling of computing elements. In one representative embodiment, a method comprises: receiving a plurality of computing...
8316255 Method and apparatus for responding to signals from a disabling device while in a disabled state  
A method of operating a device is provided. The method includes transitioning the GPU to a substantially disabled state in response to a first received signal, and generating, while the GPU is in...
8312299 Method and apparatus for dynamic power management control using serial bus management protocols  
An apparatus for on-demand power management includes an I/O serial communication master device, peripheral devices that communicate with the master device along the serial bus, and a power manager...
8312214 System and method for pausing disk drives in an aggregate  
The present invention provides a system, method, and computer program product for “cooling” selected disks in a set of disks connected to a storage system by reducing access frequency to the sel...
8312301 Methods and devices for treating and processing data  
A data processing unit having a field of clocked logic cells (PAEs) which is operable in different configuration states and a clock preselecting means for preselecting logic cell clocking. The...
8305598 Image-forming apparatus  
An image-forming apparatus has an image-forming mode during which an image is formed on a recording medium and a power-saving mode in which power consumption is reduced relative to in the...
8307226 Method, apparatus, and system for reducing leakage power consumption  
Described herein are method, apparatus, and system for reducing leakage power consumption. The method comprises determining an input vector for input to a logic unit, the input vector for...
8307220 Managing power consumption of a computer  
Methods, computers, and products for managing power consumption of a computer, the computer including a computer processor and managing power consumption of a computer includes: dynamically during...
8307132 Control of an external storage device with a plurality of storage units  
A control device controls an external storage device with a plurality of storage units which can be driven and stopped independently. The control device comprises: a display control unit; a setting...
8307234 Maintaining connectivity during low power operation  
Generally this disclosure describes methods and systems for conserving energy in a client platform by maintaining connectivity between the client platform and a remote resource when the client is...
8307228 Integrated network chip and electronic device  
An integrated network chip and an electronic device using the chip are illustrated. The integrated network chip includes at least a first access interface, at least a second access interface, a...
8301928 Automatic wakeup handling on access in shared memory controller  
A hardware based wake-up scheme initiates memory power-up upon a normal access to a powered down memory. The access that triggered the power-up is buffered. Further accesses are stalled until the...
8301913 System and method for dynamic power provisioning for a wireless access point  
A system and method for dynamic power provisioning for a wireless access point. Various types of power management information (e.g., number of users, connection speed, etc.) can be used in a...
8301916 Method and apparatus for a computing system having an active sleep mode CPU that uses the cache of a normal active mode CPU  
A method is described that involves storing active sleep mode software instructions to be executed by a low end central processing unit into an on chip cache that caches normal active mode software...
8301917 Method and apparatus for managing power from a sequestered partition of a processing system  
A processing system may include a first processing unit for a legacy partition and a second processing unit for a sequestered partition. In one embodiment, a first interrupt handler in the legacy...
8296590 Budget-based power consumption for application execution on a plurality of compute nodes  
Methods, apparatus, and products are disclosed for budget-based power consumption for application execution on a plurality of compute nodes that include: assigning an execution priority to each of...
8296594 Information processing apparatus capable of being instructed to power off by a command from external apparatus, method of controlling the same, and storage medium  
An image processing apparatus that is capable of being instructed to power off, by a power switch or a command from an external apparatus, and is capable of executing the restart thereof under...
8296595 Method and apparatus for regulating transceiver power consumption for a transceiver in a communications network  
A method and apparatus for regulating transceiver power consumption for a transceiver in a communications network. Data received by the transceiver is monitored to detect the presence or absence of...
8291200 Reduced power load/store queue searching by comparing subsets of address bits and enabling second subset comparison based on first subset comparison result  
A comparison circuit can reduce the amount of power consumed when searching a load queue or a store queue of a microprocessor. Some embodiments of the comparison circuit use a comparison unit that...
8291247 Method and system for predicting use of an external device and removing the external device from a low power mode  
A system and method for removing a portion of a system such as an external device from lower power mode includes a host device and an external device in communication with the host device. The...
8291241 Low power peer detection circuit  
Systems and methods are disclosed for detecting the connection of a FireWire peer to a FireWire device. In one embodiment, a device may determine whether a peer connection is present based on peer...
8291251 Systems and methods for modular power management  
Various systems and methods for power management are disclosed herein. For example, a modular, adaptive power management system for use in a hard disk drive system is disclosed. This modular,...
8291250 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” fun...
8291243 Adaptive computing responsive to environmental conditions  
Methods, including service methods, articles of manufacture, systems, articles and programmable devices are provided for adapting the power consumption of a computational device in response to...
8291246 High speed network interface with automatic power management with auto-negotiation  
A power management circuit for managing power of a network interface is provided. The network interface includes a medium interface unit coupled to a network media supporting at least a high speed...
8285887 Link state detection system for network cable  
A link detection system for a network cable is applicable for detecting a connection state of the network cable. If the network cable is connected to the link detection system, the network state...
8286014 Power management for a system on a chip (SoC)  
In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method for sending a first link handshake signal between a first subsystem and a power management unit (PMU) of a system on a chip (SoC) to...
8286007 Hybrid technique in energy efficient ethernet physical layer devices  
A hybrid technique in energy efficient Ethernet (EEE) physical layer devices (PHYs). A hybrid approach is defined that combines multiple low power modes. In one embodiment, the hybrid approach uses...
8286165 Server management apparatus and server management method  
A server management apparatus for lowering migration costs during scale-in/scale-out and workload consolidation of a cluster system(s) to thereby reduce power consumption is disclosed. The...
8285557 Apparatus, system and method for buffering audio data to allow low power states in a processing system during audio playback  
An audio data stream from a processing system may be buffered to allow low power states in the processing system during audio playback. An audio buffer may be provided external to the processing...
8286019 Power efficient data storage with data de-duplication  
A storage system includes a first de-duplication scope comprising a first volume, a first table of hash values corresponding to first chunks of data stored on the first volume, and a first table of...
8285924 Cache control system  
A cache control system is disclosed for use with data storage apparatus having a movably mounted storage element, such as a magnetic or optical disk and solid-state cache memory, in which the...
8286015 Storage array power management using lifecycle information  
A multi-device storage system can be arranged into power saving systems by placing one or more storage devices into a reduced power consuming state when the storage activity associated with the...