Sonavation can now apply biometrics to Corning Gorilla Glass

There are still very few smartphones or tablets in the market that are using biometrics like fingerprint scanning as an added security measure, probably because designers are having a hard time putting it within the increasingly thinner devices that consumers are asking for. But a new breakthrough from Sonavation, “a pioneer in ultrasound biometric technology” may be a step towards solving that problem, as they can now apply a sensor compatible with the Corning Gorilla Glass.

Corning to come out with sapphire-like scratch resistant glass

When Apple was poised to skip Corning’s famed Gorilla Glass scratch resistant technology for sapphire glass for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, there must have been quite a bit of panic in that camp. It was a good thing then, that the promise of sapphire glass was in vain, and Corning still has its market share. But it may just have learned a lesson from that scare – because now the company is promising sapphire-like levels of scratch resistance with its upcoming product.

Gorilla Glass 4 now has better drop resistance and protection

How many seconds off of your life has dropping your smartphone on the pavement caused you? Someone should do a study about that, as this is probably one of the causes of cellphone anxiety. Corning, the makers of the Gorilla Glass which most likely is the one your smartphone uses to cover its pixels, has just announced the arrival of Gorilla Glass 4. The newer version of their screen will apparently now have better drop protection and will help your heart not to race so much when you hear the thud of a dropped phone.

Kyocera leak shows sapphire display phone in the works

Sapphire crystal displays might soon be the in thing, probably much to Corning's dismay. Now even Kyocera might be outfitting one of its upcoming smartphones with the almost indestructible material, as seen in this leaked lab test video, which might actually be a perfect fit given the company's line of devices.

Gorilla Glass 2 confirmed on the Galaxy S III

Today the folks from Corning have confirmed their new and improved Gorilla Glass 2 was used on the popular Samsung Galaxy S III smartphone. This new generation of strengthened, hardened glass was revealed at CES and we were told it would make its way onto devices later this year. Whether the Galaxy S III is the first device to feature it is unknown, but at least we know the phones screen should be one of the most durable of any smartphone available.

Corning’s A Day Made of Glass 2 video shows us the future

The company behind the glass displays on many of our current smartphones and tablets, Corning, has just published another video showing us their vision of the future and the possibilities with Gorilla Glass and beyond. While almost everything from the video clip is futuristic it does give you an impressive look on the possibilities in the future with not only Corning's glass, but devices and tablets as a whole.

Android Community Evening Wrap-Up: February 2, 2012

As you know, the tech world never sleeps. But before we see what tonight has to offer, lets take a look at a few of recent headlines to keep you up to speed. This morning, we saw Corning team up with Samsung to possibly provide curved OLED glass in their future devices. I myself am a huge fan of the beveled displays both the Nexus S and Galaxy Nexus have been manufactured with - and always wondered when it would finally make it to their other devices.
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