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
Jan 6, 2016
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.
HTC U Ultra Is New, Glass-Backed Flagship Phone
Jan 12, 2017
HTC today announced its new flagship phone, the HTC U Ultra, along with a smaller version, the U Play. Both phones have a new design with colorful glass on the front and back, and a metal frame.
Apple Watch Series 4 Adopts Larger Screens, Boasts New Heart Tools
Sep 12, 2018
Apple today announced the fourth-generation of Apple Watches. For the first time since the original Watch, Apple is changing the dimensions of its smart wearable.
Apple Refreshes the Apple Watch with LTE
Sep 12, 2017
Apple today updated its smartwatch with several new features. Notably, the Apple Watch Series 3 gains an optional LTE radio for connections when phones aren't around or available.
Republic Wireless Debuts Bonding Calling to Improve Quality
Apr 21, 2016
Republic Wireless today said it is launching a new technology called Bonded Calling in order to boost the quality voice calls. Republic is a WiFi-first carrier in that customers most often connect via WiFi for calls and data and fall back to cellular when WiFi is not available.
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