Latest News: Technology |  Celebrity |  Movies |  Apple |  Cars |  Business |  Sports |  TV Shows |  Geek

Trending

Filed under: Rumors | Apple

 

iPhone 5 rumored to use LiquidMetal Case

Apple bought LiquidMetal patents back in 2010. Is Apple ready to use the new material in a product?

Apr 18 2012, 9:50am CDT | by

1 Updates
iPhone 5 rumored to use LiquidMetal Case
 
 

YouTube Videos Comments

Full Story

iPhone 5 rumored to use LiquidMetal Case

The iPhone 5 is expected to have a radical new design with possibly a larger screen. Today a rumor pops up in Korea on ETNews that says that Apple will use Liquid Metal as case material. Apple acquired LiquidMetal patents back in 2010. It is not clear if Liquidmetal is ready for production. ETNews makes another interesting claim in the same report. They say Apple will launch the iPhone 5 at the WWDC 2012 in June. This is actually rather unlikely. I could only see that happen if developers need advance notice of the iPhone 5. I still expect the new iPhone 5 to launch in Fall.


About Liquid Metal:
Liquidmetal alloys represent the first enabling materials technology since the creation of thermoplastics and possess characteristics that make them superior in many ways to other commercially-viable materials. First, they have an “amorphous” atomic structure, which is unprecedented for structural metals. Second, they include a multi-component chemical composition, which can be optimized for various properties and processes. Finally, they lend themselves to process technology similar to that possessed by plastics.

 

You Might Also Like

Updates


Sponsored Update


Advertisement


More From the Web

Shopping Deals

 
 
 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi Lugmayr (Google) is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com.

 

 

Comments

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Kendall Jenner and the Complicated Life she leads
Kendall Jenner and the Complicated Life she leads
Kendall Jenner, and the complicated life she leads with friends, fans and family, prove one thing. And that is that she knows how to hang in there amidst the media hype and mass publicity.
 
 
Apple explains why apps get rejected from the App Store
Apple explains why apps get rejected from the App Store
Apple explains its side of the story on a new webpage called “Common App Rejections.”
 
 
Samsung coats its new smartwatch in Swarovski crystal
Samsung coats its new smartwatch in Swarovski crystal
It'll be available in Samsung's flagship stores next month.
 
 
Myanmar Beauty Queen seeks Redressing of Wrongs
Myanmar Beauty Queen seeks Redressing of Wrongs
A beauty queen from Myanmar, May Myat Noe, has sought a redressing of wrongs which she perceives were perpetrated against her.
 
 
 

About the Geek Mind

The “geek mind” is concerned with more than just the latest iPhone rumors, or which company will win the gaming console wars. I4U is concerned with more than just the latest photo shoot or other celebrity gossip.

The “geek mind” is concerned with life, in all its different forms and facets. The geek mind wants to know about societal and financial issues, both abroad and at home. If a Fortune 500 decides to raise their minimum wage, or any high priority news, the geek mind wants to know. The geek mind wants to know the top teams in the National Football League, or who’s likely to win the NBA Finals this coming year. The geek mind wants to know who the hottest new models are, or whether the newest blockbuster movie is worth seeing. The geek mind wants to know. The geek mind wants—needs—knowledge.

Read more about The Geek Mind.