Weatherproof

Apple Patent Reveals Method to Weatherproof iPhone Connectors

A new Apple patent application published today by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has revealed a method by which the Cupertino company plans to weatherproof iPhone’s connectors, including the audio jack (via AppleInsider). The application titled "Electronic device with hidden connector” describes a method that buries sensitive electrical device contacts beneath a layer of self-healing elastomer, allowing...