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Innovative iWatch with curved glass could vault Apple to the front of wearable computer parade

Could the watch be next? A number of reports say Apple is busy working on an iWatch, a wristwatch device made of curved glass that would run the company’s iOS software. 

The New York Times reported its sources say such a device is being built by Apple, but didn’t have many other details. One thing is assured, Apple doesn’t do me-too products and such a device would surely do a lot more than tell time. It could for example include a version of Apple’s Siri mobile assistant you could easily consult with a secret agent-like whisper to your hand. The NYT wonders aloud if it might include an improved version of Apple’s Map [...]
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Corning’s new Gorilla Glass set to make tablets tougher than ever before

The glass making giant plans to take the wraps off Gorilla Glass 3 at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas next week, with these glass panels said to make the touchscreens of both smartphones and tablets stronger and more scratch resistant. Corning says that Gorilla Glass 3 is three times stronger than its predecessor, Gorilla Glass 2, and is 40% more resistant to scratches and the visibility of these scratches. It is also said to be 50% stronger than before when the display becomes flawed, which presumably means greater longevity for the product. The previous versions of Gorilla Glass have been used on 975 different devices models, from smartphones and [...]
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