InvisibleSHIELD.  Scratch Proof your iPhone 4!“Apple is researching a new scratch-proof coating, presumably for its mobile devices, that would prevent scratches,” Jason D. O’Grady reports for ZDNet.

“The U.S. Patent and Trademark office published new application filed by Apple for ‘Nitriding Stainless Steel for Consumer Electronic Products’ that describes a new system that avoid scratches by placing a layer of nitride over a stainless steel exterior,” O’Grady reports.

O’Grady reports, “Apple acquired LiquidMetal in August 2010 gaining the technology behind a new metallic/glass substance that has twice the strength of Titanium but that can be molded like plastics. I wouldn’t be surprised if the iPhone 5 was housed in a nitride-coated LiquidMetal.”

Full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader "Lynn W." for the heads up.]