Apple has patented a method that could help propel traditional glass screens into a flexible future.
The new patent, first discovered by Wired, was awarded by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. U.S. patent 8,336,334 details a method of using heat while bending glass over a mold in order to encourage a particular shape -- and so who's to say that Apple's iPhone and iPad might not one day sport the curved equivalent of a traditional, straight glass screen?
Apple's not alone in exploring the possibility of flexible screens for gadgets. Samsung, for … Read more