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Business Card Made From iPhone Display Glass [Photo]

Business Card Made From iPhone Display Glass [Photo]

Posted May 8, 2014 at 3:57am by iClarified
An Apple engineer has had business cards made from the iPhone's front display glass, sourced from a Foxconn factory in China. The lettering is laser-etched into the Gorilla Glass.

The engineer hung it on a lanyard around his neck. “Everyone was grabbing it asking him, ‘How the heck did you do that?’” said the card’s creator, who made a batch of 10 for the engineer.

Unfortunately, you can't order one for yourself. CultofMac notes:

Glass cards might look cool, but they are fragile. The iPhone screen’s Gorilla Glass is hardened to resist scratches, but it cracks and shatters easily if flexed. The cards are expensive. The laser-etching was difficult and expensive. It took a long time to get right.

Despite their appeal, the cards are more of a novelty. They cost a lot, they don't fit in a wallet, and they can break. The engineer's friend made them because he often has meetings with Apple staffers. “I use it just to impress Apple people,” said the cardmaker. “They look at it and they immediately want to know what I do.”

“They are just for fun,” he continued. “I wanted something that was truly unique. I wanted to do something no one else has. And because I work in the Apple ecosystem, it makes a lot of sense to have something unique like this. People talk about it.”

Check out the card below...

[via CultofMac]

Business Card Made From iPhone Display Glass [Photo]
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iSampple - May 8, 2014 at 1:15pm
This is an Apple Troll Site, let's all iclarified that.
gamerscul9870 - May 8, 2014 at 1:26pm
And this is all a samshit troll meeting for hate spewing cum. Let's all I clarified truth.
iPhone Trash
iPhone Trash - May 8, 2014 at 1:09pm
True that, that's what apple it's only good for, HaHaHa, now Trolls monkey see monkey do. besides being crush and now this, I'm living large watching the iphone put to good use lately. I wonder what the iphone six will be good for...
Fukran John
Fukran John - May 8, 2014 at 3:46pm
That would be good for closet cap. lolololol
gamerscul9870 - May 8, 2014 at 3:47pm
Your brain is good for recycling. LAWL
seq2 - May 8, 2014 at 7:12am
Wait till you see my MacPro water filter system...
Fukran John
Fukran John - May 8, 2014 at 5:04am
Wow. At least now someone found the real use of iPhone
Techo1 - May 8, 2014 at 6:18am
What does your life represents when all you do is troll in an apple blog website?
Ken - May 8, 2014 at 7:25am
Now who will find a use for you...
Sarswimmer0718 - May 8, 2014 at 12:04pm
I also speak Spanish and German. I make an effort to be as intelligent as I can to ensure that whatever point I have is taken seriously in whatever language I speak. I still don't understand your point though.
gamerscul9870 - May 8, 2014 at 12:17pm
OK. I see.
Fukran John
Fukran John - May 8, 2014 at 12:47pm
Were you talking to me or the iSheeps who commented above yours ?
Fukran John
Fukran John - May 8, 2014 at 12:50pm
lol. Who said this is apple blog / website ? If yes? Then why it's filled with other brands news too ? Grow up
Fukran John
Fukran John - May 8, 2014 at 4:11pm
lol. Its funny to see using fowl language when there is nothing to say. If iSheeps has nothing to say or do then why don't they take any Samsung phones and study throughly and inform appple what is left there to take patent and sue Samsung later on. Be productive and help your god father. lol lol lol lol
iProService - May 8, 2014 at 4:05am
What? No samsung fan boi trolls? How refreshing. ;)
Ken - May 8, 2014 at 7:25am
Probably crying into their hands after the latest court case results.
Evelio - May 8, 2014 at 3:52pm
Is it Filmware or Firmware?
Niel - May 8, 2014 at 7:48pm
Its Firmware. means the ios software.
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