Apple invention uses self-healing elastomers to weatherproof iPhone connectors, audio jack

Article Image An Apple patent application on Thursday suggests a method of portable device weatherproofing that buries sensitive electrical device contacts beneath a layer of self-healing elastomer, allowing connectors to penetrate without leaving lasting aesthetic or structural damage.

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