Diamond-like Coating Will Protect Future Phones
Jan 29, 2007, 1:42 PM by (staff)
Nokia has received a patent for coating phones with an ultra tough diamond-like substance created with a graphite plasma. The plasma is bonded to the plastic phone casing with an electrical arc to create a coating that is both durable and anti-static to repel dirt and dust. This is similar to the process for creating man-made diamonds. Apple has also patented a technique to create diamond-like casings for phones, by extruding a Zirconia ceramic into case shape instead of coating a plastic case. According to Apple's filing, the Zirconia coating does not affect the phone's reception
Huawei Honor 5X Steps Up Premium Design for a Low Price
Huawei today announced the Honor 5X for the U.S., a phone very similar to the Huawei GX8 announced earlier today, but with a more premium design and $150 cheaper. The Honor 5X has a diamond-polished aluminum alloy casing.
LG Shows Off Improved G Flex 2
LG today announced the G Flex 2, a second-generation curved Android smartphone. The device makes dramatic improvements over the original in terms of design, features, and usability.
Apple-Made iPhone 6 Battery Pack Graces Apple Store
Apple has designed and released its own external battery case for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s. The accessory is formed by soft-touch silicone.
LG Reveals QuickCircle Case Ahead of G3 Debut
LG today showed off the QuickCircle case, an accessory for the G3 smartphone that will be announced next week. The QuickCircle case handles several different tasks.
Butterfly Wings May Help Reduce Reflections In Glass
Scientists suggest the naturally-occurring coating found on the wings of the glasswing butterfly could eventually lead to practical applications such as glare-free smartphone displays. Researchers at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology found that irregular nanostructures on the butterfly's wings cause them to reflect very little light.
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