Thursday, August 7, 2008

2008-08-07 Newly Published Apple Patent Applications

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20080189390
Remote access of media items

Claim 1. A method of downloading media items to a first network device from a second network device, comprising:obtaining media item metadata associated with a plurality of media items from the second network device;storing the obtained media item metadata associated with the plurality of media items on the first network device;obtaining media item content data associated with a first subset of the plurality of media items from the second network device; andstoring the obtained media item content data associated with the first subset of the plurality of media items on the first network device;wherein at least some of the media item metadata associated with a second subset of the plurality of media items is stored on the first network device without the associated media item content data.


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20080188209
COMMUNICATING AND STORING INFORMATION ASSOCIATED WITH MEDIA BROADCASTS

Claim 1. A method performed by an accessory communicably coupled to a portable media device ("PMD"), the method comprising:receiving broadcast data including a first track;determining whether the first track is to be tagged; andin response to determining that the first track is to be tagged:generating a first tag comprising identifying information for the first track; andinstructing the PMD to store the first tag in a storage medium of the PMD.

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