All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Gorilla Glass’

Samsung Acquires Over 7% of Corning

Of all the component manufacturers supplying the many pieces that make up modern smartphones, Corning has perhaps been the most important. Though early iPhones were prone to broken displays, Corning’s Gorilla Glass has consistently improved to the point where a small drop is now no worry for smartphone or tablet owners. Samsung, which has been making strides in recent years …

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Gorilla Glass 3 Ensures That The Galaxy S4 Is Nigh Scratch Proof

The Samsung Galaxy S4 comes out in just a few days, or a few weeks, depending on your carrier. While you wait to get your hands on the Samsung’s latest smartphone, you might be curious as to how the screen holds up to being attacked by knives, keys and coins. Well, indulge your curiosity as the first scratch test has …

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CES 2013: Your Next Smartphone Will Be Even More Durable Thanks To Gorilla Glass 3

Almost every smartphone on the planet employs Corning Gorilla Glass for its front panel. The exceedingly tough glass resists damage like nothing else, but it’s still not good enough for the folks at Corning. At CES 2013, the company announced that its strengthened its hallmark Gorilla Glass even more. Corning announced today that Gorilla Glass 3 is coming to a …

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Motorola’s New Mega-Tough DEFY XT 535 Smartphone

Hong Kong is being treated to Motorola’s latest innovation in Smartphones with the introduction of the newly designed XT 535 DEFY smartphone. Possibly the greatest thing about it is the Gorilla Glass brand impact and scratch resistant, touch-screen from Corning. The water proof shell combined with the new screen lets users stop worrying about whether it’s safe to take their …

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iPhone Inadvertently Saves Kentucky Factory

While the vast majority of Apple iPhones are assembled in controversial Foxconn plants in China, much of the glass produced for the screens is made in Harrodsburg, a town of 8,014, roughly 30 miles southwest of Lexington, Kentucky. Glass and ceramics manufacturer Corning Inc., has a plant located there that makes Gorilla Glass, which is in turn shipped to China …

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CES 2012: Gorilla Glass 2 Could Mean Thinner Smartphones

If there has been a theme to this year’s CES so far, it has been thinner gadgets and better TVs. And thinner TVs, for that matter. Corning, makers of the Gorilla Glass that you probably have in your smartphone screen, has definitely jumped on the “thin is in” bandwagon this year with their Gorilla Glass 2. Last week we covered …

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Gorilla Glass 2 Coming To A TV New You

Corning has announced that they will be unveiling the next generation of their famed Gorilla Glass at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, which takes place at the end of January. The company announced that they would have a booth showcasing Gorilla Glass 2 at the Las Vegas conference. Gorilla Glass is specially formulated to be extremely strong and durable, resisting …

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