But what exactly is Liquidmetal? What makes it so special that Apple decided to license the rights to use it in its products?
Better yet, why hasn't Apple used it in gadgets yet, even though it's had the rights to the alloy since 2010?
We decided to get those answers straight from the source. Atakan Peker is one of the inventors of the Liquidmetal alloy and we had a chance to to talk to him about its future in mobile gadgets.