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sapphire

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Sapphire Wellness Watch

The $320 Sapphire Wellness Watch doesn't come cheap but this sophisticated timepiece tracks how fast your heart races, and the steps you take with crystal and metal-coated flair.

By Jan. 5, 2014

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Corning exec slams sapphire -- rumored for Apple device

A Corning Glass executive does not think very highly of sapphire crystal as a protective material for displays. That was made crystal clear at a Morgan Stanley conference.

By Mar. 4, 2014

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Apple to make critical new component at sapphire plant

The iPhone maker's Arizona sapphire plant could open as early as February. But just what will Apple be cooking up there?

By Jan. 30, 2014

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Sapphire shines when it comes to protecting future iPhones

A newly-published patent application for Apple envisions a heavier use of sapphire to safeguard the iPhone's display as well as dissipate heat.

By Jan. 23, 2014

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The smart, premium style of the Sapphire Wellness Watch (pictures)

Outfitted with a heart rate monitor, pedometer, Bluetooth syncing, plus a quartz crystal-coated screen, the Wellograph Sapphire wows with style and fitness function.

4 Images By Jan. 6, 2014

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Moto 360 will use sapphire glass, wireless charging, report says

The wireless charging capability falls in line with Motorola's previous tease of a "secret" method, while sapphire would give the watch a more scratch-resistant shell.

By Mar. 21, 2014

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Is sapphire Apple's next product material?

A new patent filing indicates that the company is thinking seriously about how sapphire might be used to build consumer electronics.

By Sep. 12, 2013

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Apple 'snapped up' sapphire displays, says Canonical founder

Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth claims that Apple has acquired a large supply of sapphire displays, possibly alluding to displays with sapphire material that would be used on a future Apple iPhone.

By Feb. 19, 2014

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Apple's Arizona plant could make 'unprecedented' amounts of sapphire

The plant to make strong iPhone screens will open this month with 700 full-time jobs and 1,200 temporary construction jobs, Bloomberg reports.

By Feb. 10, 2014

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Apple closer to mass producing sapphire displays, report says

The iPhone maker appears to be ramping up its plans for sapphire displays in future mobile devices, according to a report from 9to5Mac.

By Feb. 6, 2014