Sapphire Glass: “I Use My Phone To Lift Brick Walls”

Well, maybe not a brick. Rubbing it against concrete without a scratch is manly enough for me. Video featuring a sapphire-covered iPhone screen shows that the material set to go into production at Apple’s Arizona plant can take a beating. Contact between concrete and sapphire ensues, concrete loses. Sapphire has been the latest loaded buzzword…

Inside app uses your phone’s sensors for indoor navigation

The Inside app doesn’t require the installation of any hardware in the building Due to those pesky roofs that block access to satellites, smartphone-based GPS systems don’t work for navigating indoor environments such as shopping malls. Some non-GPS alternatives are in development, including ones that incorporate rapidly-blinking LED lights or Wi-Fi signals. The just-announced Inside…