Liquidmetal

Patents Reveal Apple Continues to Explore Potential Use of Liquidmetal

Ever since Apple signed an exclusive deal with Liquidmetal Technologies to utilize amorphous metallic alloys with unique atomic structures, paving the way for stronger, lighter, and more resistant products, rumours have suggested the launch of different products made from Liquidmetal. While none of them has materialized, Apple has been busy researching methods of manufacturing large-format...

Apple Further Explores Liquidmetal Manufacturing Methods

A few weeks back, Apple was granted a patent describing a process in which an iPhone’s sapphire display is joined with a bezel made out of LiquidMetal. Today, a new report by AppleInsider claiming that the Cupertino company continues to explore new manufacturing methods for the amorphous alloy, further adds fuel to speculations that Apple will soon roll...

Apple Patents Use of Sapphire Displays in LiquidMetal iPhones

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has today granted Apple a new patent that describes a process in which an iPhone's sapphire display is joined with a bezel made out of LiquidMetal, AppleInsider is reporting. While the patent filing is over six years old, its grant comes at a crucial time as Apple has recently extended exclusive...

Apple May Use Liquidmetal Alloys for Home Buttons, Touch Sensors and More

A number of patent applications highlighted by MacRumors reveal Apple's plans to use Liquidmetal alloys for Home buttons, touch sensors and tamper-resistant screws in its future iPhone, iPod and iPad devices. Apple currently holds a full license to use all of Liquidmetal Technologies' intellectual property for commercialization in consumer electronics, the rights for which it acquired in 2010 after...