Source: I4U News
Though we have been hearing about a sapphire glass display for the upcoming iPhone 6 in most of the leaks, JPMorgan Securities Ltd thinks the opposite. According to wha ...
Full article at: I4U News
2 days ago, 6:59am CDT
In a video posted to YouTube late Friday, a part purported to be Apple's "iPhone 6" cover glass was again exposed a torture test, this time failing to resist scratches from garnet sandpaper, a material softer than sapph ...
Full article at: AppleInsider
3 days ago, 1:22am CDT
Source: Mac Rumors
Last week, a video posted by YouTube user Marques Brownlee showed the alleged front panel of the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 being put through a number of scratch tests and significant bending. Now, Brownlee has released another video putting the same display through more rigorous scratch tests, this time with two different types of sandpaper. Brownlee cites the Mohs scale of mineral hardness in his testing, which is a scale rating mineral hardness from 1-10. The ...
Full article at: Mac Rumors
3 days ago, 12:02am CDT
Apple is expected to use sapphire glass in its iPhone 6 front panels that cover the handset’s screen, although reports thus far have different takes on the scope of the company’s sapphire display use. Some say Apple will have enough sapphire displays for all iPhone 6 models this year, while others say the special glass will be used only on the 5.5-inch model, as the company will struggle to mass-produce enough units. Now, ...
Full article at: BGR
4 days ago, 11:30am CDT
Analysts at JP Morgan securities suggest that production output of sapphire display covers are not enough to satisfy all iPhone 6 demand and say that sapphire will be restricted to higher-end variants of the iPhone 6 only, in a report highlighted by the Taipei Times.
JP Morgan says that sapphire display cover volume will be about 10 million units in 2014. To put this number into perspective, Apple sold 51 million iPhones in the fi ...
Full article at: 9to5Mac
4 days ago, 8:27am CDT
Source: The Business Insider
Apple's iWatch will supposedly come in three different variations when it launches later this year, according to a new report from Chinese media outlet Economic Daily. There will be a model with a 1.6-inch screen and two different versions with 1.8-inch displays, says the report which was first spotted by GForGames (via 9to5Mac). One of these 1.8-inch models will also feature a sapphire crystal display, the same material Apple is r ...
Full article at: The Business Insider
6 days ago, 9:12am CDT
Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire are set to feature a new Mega Evolution in the form of the Steel and Psychic monster, Metagross.
The latest trailer for the game, which you can see below, reveals the impressive new version of Metagross, and also confirms the gym leaders and Elite Four have all received makeovers in preparation for their 3DS debut. By far the most exciting, however, is the news that Pokemon Amie returns, granting the option to dress your critters in costume ...
Full article at: ign
1 week ago, 2:30am CDT
Source: The Unofficial Apple Weblog
With the rumor mills whipping up a storm around some alleged sapphire displays for the next iPhone(s), you can imagine that Corning -- the company that that makes the Gorilla Glass displays Apple has been using for a while now -- is a bit nervous. As ...
Full article at: The Unofficial Apple Weblog
Jul 14 2014, 3:00pm CDT