“If you’re an industrial designer or student in this field, you may find this invention to be of great interest to you. For the rest of us, it’s a little over our heads,” Purcher reports. “Though admittedly, it’s an interesting invention only because it’s a coloring process that could be used with future products made of sapphire.”
Purcher reports, “Apple also notes that ‘another advantage associated with the use of silver nano-particles is their utility in providing an anti-microbial coating to a device.'”
Much more, including Apple’s patent application illustrations, in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader "Dan K." for the heads up.]