• A foldable iPhone may be able to shut itself to protect the screen if it's dropped, Apple patent application shows

    3 days ago - By Business Insider

    Tim Cook visits an Apple store in New York City. Kevin Mazur/Getty Images
    A patent application showed a foldable iPhone could close itself to protect the screen if dropped.
    A sensor would trigger a mechanism aimed at preventing damage to the screen.
    Apple has not confirmed any plans to start producing a foldable iPhone.
    Apple may still be working on a foldable version of iPhone, which was first reported way back in 2016. A new patent application reviewed by Insider, dated March 16, shows that the tech giant is looking for ways to prevent serious damage to its screen if the device is...
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