A new bendy Apple Watch?


Today the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that delivers quite the punch. The inventions in the filing cover a new Apple Watch Design and a possible HDTV. Back in 2012 Patently Apple reported on the Corning’s new highly flexible and strong ‘Willow Glassas noted in our cover graphic’ Apple notes in today’s patent filing that “one exemplary flexible glass substrate is manufactured under the trade name WILLOW glass by Corning Incorporated located in Corning, N.Y.” Kind of timely considering we just posted a report titled “Apple Awards Corning First Investment from their Advanced Manufacturing Fund as Promised.” The mention of an HDTV is kind of timely as well considering that Foxconn is likely to announce a large panel display plant in the U.S. later this year, an idea that was first presented to President-Elect Trump back in early January… More at Patently Apple.

We all know that patents mean little until they become real, but this concept has a lot going for it.

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