Apple patents iPhone shock-proof glass panels

Gadget Helpline (blog) - 20 Nov, 2011
Ever dropped an iPhone 4 or iPhone 4s? You'll know that those pretty glass panels on the front and back don't take too kindly to it. Apple's aware of the problem, as it's just filed a patent to help protect them in the case of a fall. ...

Apple could, one day, give the iPhone an inflatable shock mount

Geek.com - 20 Nov, 2011
If you have been one of the unfortunate people who has dropped their iPhone 4 only to have the screen crack, this story may bring you some comfort for future iDevices. Apple, as you have probably guessed, is fully aware of the perils of people caring ...

Airbags to Protect iPhone Glass from Shattering?

International Business Times AU - 20 Nov, 2011
Tech giant Apple filed for new patent which shows that iPhones are getting little airbags to protect the iOS device from shattering when dropped. Apple continues to hold sway among the developers ...

iPhone 5 Could Sport Airbag-like Screen Protection

ITProPortal - 20 Nov, 2011
Apple devices might soon incorporate a protective system similar to an airbag to keep their sensitive and costly displays intact; the company filed a patent application that has recently come to light detailing the solution for creating more resistant ...

Apple patent application aims to keep iPhones shatter-proof with shock mounted ...

Engadget - 20 Nov, 2011
From 'smart' pens to a smarter Siri, Apple's always attempting to find new ways to improve the iPhone, and the company's latest patent application wants to keep its crack-prone glass blemish free. ...

Would You Love Some Airbags for Your iPhone?

Next iPhone News - ‎Nov 19, 2011‎
by Radu Tyrsina on November 19, 2011 After recent drop test revealed that iPhones are one of the most delicate high-end smartphones, with glass covers easily breaking, Apple teams put their minds together and come up with an intriguing solution. ...

 

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