Apple Patents Stronger Sapphire Displays And Illuminated Sapphire Controls

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iphone5s-display Apple has a few new patent applications with the USPTO (via AppleInsider), all relating to sapphire glass displays and elements for its use in mobile devices. The patents cover a method for making sapphire glass display covers stronger, a way to create illuminated buttons with sapphire, and a way to embed markings below a sapphire layer. The strengthening patent may be the most interesting,… Read More