Think that Apple’s products can’t get any lighter or sleeker? Think again. An unnamed source told Japanese blog Macotakara that Apple has “commissioned a product sample” made out of carbon fiber from a Japanese company to determine whether it could be used on an upcoming device. As AppleInsider notes, Apple has shown a great deal of interest in carbon fiber in some of its recent patent filings, meaning that plans to build a laptop, tablet or smartphone made from the material are certainly within the realm of possibility. Read the full story at Boy Genius Report.
Apple rumored to be making new device from super-light carbon fiber
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).