Apple, others eyeing curved glass for 2012 gadgets?

CNET - Josh Lowensohn - 27 Sep, 2011
Apple and other gadget manufacturers are once again said to be investing in new manufacturing techniques that will yield electronics with rounded glass surfaces, a new report claims. Following up on its own report from May, DigiTimes today says Apple ...

Rumor: Curved glass screens to be popular in 2012 smartphones

IntoMobile - Stefan Constantinescu - 27 Sep, 2011
Smartphones with curved glass displays are nothing new. Dell used curved glass in their Windows Phone that no one really remembers, Samsung used it in the Nexus S, the question is when the technology go mainstream? According to Digitimes, our favorite ...

Curved Glass iPhone Coming " In 2012; What To Expect Next Week

The iPhone 5 News Blog (blog) - 27 Sep, 2011
Taiwanese industry-watcher site Digitimes' Yenting Chen, and Joy Wan say that curved cover glass may be “the next big thing” in handset form factors, with both Apple the non-Apple vendors reportedly gearing up to release of products with curved ...

The iPhone 5 still isn't announced yet, but we already have an iPhone 6 rumor

Digitaltrends.com - 27 Sep, 2011
The rumor about a future iPhone having a curved glass display was first pinned on the iPhone 5, but now it is looking like the curved glass display may not make it's debut until the iPhone 6, or whatever Apple decides to call it. ...

Future Apple products to incorporate curved glass design?

MobileSyrup.com - Daniel Bader - 27 Sep, 2011
Curved glass is all the rage these days, as evinced by the concave nature of the Samsung Nexus S and the convex nature of the HTC Sensation. According to a report by DigiTimes, ...

Curved glass iPad 3 incoming?

CNET UK - Joe Svetlik - 27 Sep, 2011
If you were wondering what Apple was going to do next, we may have an answer for you. DigiTimes reports Apple and others are planning on using curved glass for touchscreens on its devices next year. ...

Is Apple Planning a Curved Glass iPhone for 2012?

Gotta Be Mobile - Josh Smith - 27 Sep, 2011
We haven't seen the iPhone 5 yet, but Apple is reportedly working on a new iOS device with a curved glass screen. The reports claim that this could be a new iPhone or a new iPad, but this isn'ta feature we expect to see on the iPhone 5, which we expect ...

Monday Apple Rumors: iPad Price Cut?

Investorplace.com - Anthony John Agnello - 27 Sep, 2011
Apple Dropping iPad Price to Match Amazon?: Not to alarm Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) shareholders still enjoying the constant flow of cash and champagne, but rumblings around the web say the iPad honeymoon might be over. A Monday report at Apple Insider ...

Apple could release iOS devices with curved glass in 2012

Product Reviews - Gary Johnson - 27 Sep, 2011
We quite often hear reports of new ideas and technology that Apple may be looking into for their various hardware products. Today is no different as there are now reports Apple could release iOS devices that feature curved glass in 2012. ...

Apple Rumor: iPhone 5 Successor To Sport Curved Glass Display?

WebProNews - 27 Sep, 2011
With Apple devices, the only thing more fun than speculating about the next big device is speculating about the next big device that will follow the next big device. Consider this little rumor as just that " speculation about Apple's next-next-gen ...

Apple to Get Sexy Curves in 2012?

TechnoBuffalo - Mike Perlman - 27 Sep, 2011
According to a report coming from Taipei, Apple and its competitors are possibly implementing curved touchscreen glass displays in their line of 2012 handheld devices. Inside sources from the glass manufacturers claim that: “Suppliers of the non-Apple ...

Apple Plans Devices With Curved Glass Displays In 2012, Say Reports [Apple Set ...

TFTS (blog) - Steve Andersen - 27 Sep, 2011
You've got to give Apple credit, no matter if you like their product line or not, as being a company that knows how to push the envelope when it comes to form factor and design. And at last report, this will carry on under Tim Cook via a line of Apple ...

Both Apple and its rivals look to curved cover glass to gain an advantage ...

Pocket Gamer.Biz - Keith Andrew - 27 Sep, 2011
Commentators may have concluded it's the iOS ecosystem, rather than hardware that gives Apple the upper hand over its rivals, but that isn't likely to stop them trying to gain a march on Apple's flagship device with physical flourishes. ...

iPhone Rumors " Curved Glass This Year Or Next

Techie Insider - Charles Pullman - 27 Sep, 2011
iPhone Rumors are continuing at the same time that we are expecting to hear of invitations being sent out to a small group of people for the October 4th press event where Apple will formally announce the iPhone. This has been rumored to be held in ...

Rumor: Apple Looking To Produce Devices With Curved Glass Touchscreens

Apple Bitch (blog) - 27 Sep, 2011
The intrepid DigiTimes is reporting that Apple could be preparing to release devices with curved glass as early as next year. According to the rumor, Apple has purchased glass polishing equipment for the production of devices with curved glass. ...

Is Apple Planning iOS Devices with a Curved Display?

PadGadget - 27 Sep, 2011
By Juli | September 26, 2011 | No comment yet According to Digitimes, curved glass screens are going to be the hot trend of mobile phones and tablets, beginning in the first half of 2012. The Taiwan news site cites its ambiguous industry sources, ...

Apple preparing to produce devices with curved glass next year

9 to 5 Mac - 27 Sep, 2011
Sources close to Apple's manufacturing and supply chain (via DIGITIMES) claim Apple, along with others from the “non-Apple camp”, is prepping to produce devices that include curved glass, specifically touchscreens, in early 2012. “… ...

Apple Working on Curved-Glass iOS Devices for First Half of Next Year?

Mac Rumors - Eric Slivka - 27 Sep, 2011
Digitimes reports that Apple and other handheld device vendors are making plans to begin releasing devices featuring curved glass in the first half of next year. Suppliers of the non-Apple camp are working on products with curved cover glass in ...

Apple rumored readying curved glass iOS devices for 2012

SlashGear - 27 Sep, 2011
Corning's Gorilla glass can be found in a bunch of the most popular smartphones and other portable devices on the market today. Gorilla Glass is much stronger than normal glass and allows devices like the iPhone and others to survive drops without ...

Apple's iOS Devices Could Get Curved Displays Next Year [Rumor]

Cult of Mac - Killian Bell - 27 Sep, 2011
Apple is reportedly planning to introduce curved glass displays to its iOS devices as early as next year, according to a new report. The Cupertino company has reportedly invested in glass polishing hardware for ...

Apple reportedly working on curved cover glass for iOS devices next year?

Ubergizmo - Tyler Lee - 27 Sep, 2011
Wondering what the next Apple device could look like? It looks like the curved cover glass rumors are back again, although it was not specified this time as to which Apple device would be graced with a curved cover glass. ...

Apple 'gearing up' to release devices with curved glass in 2012 - report

Apple Insider - Katie Marsal - 27 Sep, 2011
Next-generation portable devices from Apple could feature curved glass, as the company has allegedly bought new equipment in preparation to release devices with curved touchscreens next year. Industry sources believe curved glass ...

Curved cover glass to be popular among handheld devices

Digitimes - Yenting Chen, Joy Wan - ‎Sep 26, 2011‎
Curved cover glass may be the next big thing in terms of handheld device designs as both Apple and the non-Apple camp are reportedly gearing up for the releases of products with curved touchscreens in the first half 2012, according to industry sources. ...

 

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