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Offline Brass Slowhand

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http://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/sapphire-is-unscratchable-unbreakable-and-the-next-hot-thing-in-touchscreens/

Sapphire is unscratchable, unbreakable,
and the next big thing in touchscreens
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WOW !  8)


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Offline bjs229

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Very cool. I don't buy the unbreakable part. Even a diamond will break or shatter if it is hit in the right spot. I worked in the jewelry business when I was a kid. There are a select few that set diamonds simply because of the fact that even when you know what you are doing stuff happens.
The real point that is exciting is phones and tablets will have a lot more protection against scratches and if you manage to break the screen it was probably cause it was run over by a bus.

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They are going to have to make it a WHOLE BUNCH cheaper before it can be successfully marketed.
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$15-$20 isn't bad at all.

I'm not the lowest of the low, but I am the slowest of the slow (49.5 mpg over 42k miles in  Scion xB)

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There are whispers circling the net that the upcoming Motorola X-Phone could have a Sapphire screen but I'm not sure it's ready for mass marketing...

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$15-$20 isn't bad at all.

I'm not the lowest of the low, but I am the slowest of the slow (49.5 mpg over 42k miles in  Scion xB)

You're right.  I only skimmed the article and latched on to the line about the only phone it was on costing $11,000.  I can't imagine spending that amount for a pocket computer.  Thanks for correcting me.
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An alternative? Doesn't show touch response, but an easier aftermarket install.


http://www.dudeiwantthat.com/gear/phones/rhino-shield-for-smartphones.asp

 


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