iPhone 6 Sapphire Display: What’s the Big Deal?

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The iPhone 6 is expected to come with a “sapphire display,” but what is a sapphire display and why should you care about it in the first place? If you haven’t seen the recent video demonstrating the robustness of the alleged glass panel of the iPhone 6, you should take a look at it (embedded […]

Why the iPhone 6 Will Matter to Consumers

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Regardless of whether you’re an Apple fanboy or a Google lover, the iPhone 6 is widely believed to introduce a new technology that will dramatically alter the smartphone market once again for consumers. Reports are surfacing on the Internet claiming that Apple’s next flagship smartphone, to be introduced later this year, will debut with a […]

An iPhone 6 Powered by the Sun?

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One of the biggest problems with modern smartphones is that they are power hogs, but Apple’s patent suggests that the iPhone-maker is looking towards the sun to solve this problem. According to investment blog Seeking Alpha writer Matt Margolis, Apple may be looking at embedding solar panels in the sapphire glass displays of future iPhone models, […]

LG, HTC Continue to Chase Apple’s Gold in 2014

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Following the early success of the biometric fingerprint reader on Apple’s iPhone 5s, it appears that Android rivals LG and HTC will continue to chase after Apple’s gold in the new year. Reportedly, both Android smartphone manufacturers may utilize a similar design on their rumored HTC One 2 and LG G3 flagships in 2014 with […]

Sapphire Crystal: The Holy Grail For Virtually Unbreakable Smartphone Displays

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Corning’s Gorilla Glass has been all the rage in a market dominated by growing smartphone touchscreen displays with its scratch-resistant and break-resistant properties, but there’s something even better. Also known generically as chemically strengthened glass, Gorilla Glass has surprisingly built up a brand reputation for itself among consumers who seek out a smartphone or tablet […]