iPad Interesting - SIM ejector not liquid metal

Discussion in 'iPad' started by xraydoc, Nov 1, 2013.

  1. xraydoc macrumors demi-god


    Oct 9, 2005
    Picked up my iPad Air LTE today. I noticed the SIM tool is not made of the liquid metal alloy that the previous iPhone and iPad SIM tools were. Now it's more of a bent-in-to-shape single piece of stiff wire like a paper clip.

    I wonder if Apple is done experimenting with that liquid metal tech that they bought a couple years ago.
  2. bidwalj macrumors 65816

    Feb 16, 2007
    The tool that came with my mini last year was the same material. The liquid metal ones are long gone
  3. Charadis macrumors 6502a

    Jul 3, 2010
    How do we tell if we got one made of liqud metal or not?
  4. Macalway macrumors 68030

    Aug 7, 2013
  5. richard371 macrumors 68020

    Feb 1, 2008
    They stopped LM a long time ago. I have a couple LM sim tools. They are very hard to bend.

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