It’s an unfortunate irony that the device we now rely on so heavily is also so incredibly fragile. Your smartphone’s big, beautiful touchscreen is an accident waiting to happen, but Corning continues its magnanimous to improve the survival rate of your hardware, and its latest creation, Gorilla Glass 5, should help…
LaCie's no stranger to turning external storage into works of art. Last year it hid a terabyte of drive space inside a silver-plated sphere, and while its brand new Mirror might have a more traditional rectangular form factor, it's the first external drive to be completely wrapped in reflective, scratch-resistant,…
Few of us ever really bat an eye if we get a scratch or two on our smartphone's screen. The real heartbreaker is when the phone is accidentally dropped or knocked off a table and the screen shatters, leaving it completely unusable. It's a fate many of us have experienced before, and one that Corning now claims we'll…
The slab of glass on the front of your phone currently detects your finger prods and allows light to pour through—but soon, it could provide an extra layer of security, too.
Smashed your iPhone 5C screen recently? Looks like your days of picking shards of glass from your palms are numbered. Starting next week, Apple will finally start offering in-store screen repairs/replacements for 5C users at any Apple Store. For those of you carrying a 5S, don't worry; your day will come—eventually.
Everywhere you go you're touching gross things and then touching your phone. How often do you disinfect your phone? Probably never! Luckily, Corning has developed a new version of its tough Gorilla Glass that kills bacteria. The trick is filling the glass with tiny silver bullets to murder the bastards.
Gorilla Glass, Corning's enormously sturdy scratch- and crack-resistant touchscreen glass, is pretty impressive, found on billions of devices worldwide. Now, the glass maker has announced a novel manufacturing technique to make 3D shapes out of Gorilla Glass.
After leaving most car enthusiasts wondering what's next when it introduced the all electric BMW i3, BMW released some details about the upcoming plug-in hybrid i8. At a test track showing off the sports car, BMW revealed that the i8 will be the first car to use Gorilla Glass for its windows.
Corning has a new version of its ultra-tough touchscreen glass called Gorilla Glass NBT, meant for touchscreen notebooks.
Your phone is filthy. Anything that's getting rubbed by your grimy little fingers on a ridiculously regular basis is going to be far from pristine. But Corning can help. Its newest revision of Gorilla Glass is not only ridiculously resilient, it also kills pesky germs all by itself.
Corning is unveiling the newest iteration of its popular Gorilla Glass line of scratch- and crack- resistant screens at the Consumer Electronics Show tomorrow but we were able to get an early preview of just how tough GG3 really is. And boy is it.
Corning has made it known that next week, the company will tell us all about its latest ultra tough gadget glass. Details about Gorilla Glass 3 are scant right now, but here's what we do know: It'll be tough stuff.
Gorilla Glass, especially version 2.0, has earned its reputation for durability and strength. But reputation only goes so far and Samsung wants something more. That's why Cornign and Samsung are joining forces to develop a newer, better, more scratch-resistant AMOLED screens.
You probably haven't given much thought to the fact that there's a slab of chemically strengthened glass in your pocket, deflecting blows from keys or change or any other hard objects might slide or scrape or scratch against it, or that the hundreds of millions of similar slices of glass lining pockets around the…
Gorilla Glass 2 is just as strong, tough and impressive as the original Gorilla Glass. Only difference? Gorilla Glass 2 is waaaaaaaay thinner at only .8mm compared to the original Gorilla Glass at 1mm. And at that size, 20% is a big freaking deal. Nothing currently has Gorilla Glass 2 but you can be sure even more…
Short answer: yes. Corning announced today that it will be debuting the next iteration of Gorilla Glass at CES next week...though as cryptically as possible. It is reputedly designed with device manufacturers' move towards thinner, lighter displays in mind. Take that, sharp corners. [Corning via Engadget]
Looks like Google's latest flagship Android phone is slightly less awesome than we thought it was — no Corning Gorilla glass, just 'fortified glass'. Of course Samsung didn't actually speak about the glass originally, we just hoped-and-wished it was furnished in Gorilla. [Twitter via Phandroid via Android and Me via …
Materials scientists in California have made a special metallic glass with a strength and toughness greater than any known material, using a recipe that could yield a new method for materials fabrication.