The first was expected since it was the third version of its Gorilla Glass technology which offers particularly resistant screens.
The second was an interesting development: a bendable version of the technology called Willow Glass.
As MacRumors points out, clashes between Apple and Samsung have caused the revelation of internal documents relating to the design.
They seem to show that Apple has been working on curved versions of the iPhone, using both glass and aluminum.
But most importantly, Nick Bilton from The New York Times wrote recently that Apple is “experimenting” with smart watches made of curved glass, “according to people familiar with the company’s explorations”.