New Apple iPhone case could totally transform your smartphone

We've seen all sorts of weird and wonderful patent filings from Apple over the past year, from bending MacBooks to folding iPhones. Yet another leaked patent has arrived, this time relating to one of Apple's most popular accessories – it seems the humble iPhone case could soon be in for some pretty incredible upgrades.

The patent reveals Apple is planning to use 'quantum tunnelling' material (sounds intense) on the new cases, which the company describes as both deformable and touch-sensitive. With extra functionality, could Apple have created the first case that could actually make the best camera phones even better? 

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.