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