Gorilla Glass

Moto X leak tips a wrap-around “Magic Glass” design

The Moto X launch event is almost here, however it looks like the rumors and leaks are going to continue right up until that time. Looking at a few of the leaks and there has been talk of the handset arriving with something called "Moto Magic Glass." This is described as being a single sheet of Gorilla Glass that wraps around the front edges of the device.

The HTC One X is tough as nails

...or tougher, in fact. We've seen this trick performed before, but it's nice to see that one of the most high-profile phones in the android world can take a lickin' and keep on tickin'. We don't know why this angry Russian man is hammering nails into a two-by-four with his shiny new HTC One X. We don't really care, either. We just like to see good old-fashioned engineering start to make phones than can double as small home repair tools.

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.

HTC One X Drop Test Thrills

What happens when you drop one of the hottest new phones on the market? You get what we have all experienced at some time or another, that feeling of dread that your pretty new toy has a scratch or worse, a broken screen. Face it, no matter how hard you try to baby your phone it is going to happen, so maybe this will give you some incentive to be even more cautious with your treasure.

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.

Corning and Samsung team up for hardened curved OLED glass

If you're a fan of the curved screen display Samsung's showcased on the Nexus S and Galaxy Nexus, there's good news in a new industry partnership. The phone manufacturer is teaming up with Corning, makers of the super-strong Gorilla Glass, to bring a brand-new substrate to the market. Lotus Glass is specifically designed for curved screens on organic light-emitting diode displays, which Samsung has been favoring for its mid-range and high-end smartphones for the last eighteen months.

Corning Gorilla Glass 2 coming to CES, smartphones later this year

If you haven't heard of Corning or their Gorilla Glass then let me explain. Their product is essential to almost all smartphones and tablets as of late and are on a majority of all Android devices (not the Galaxy Nexus though) and their glass protects that precious screen of yours. We all know Gorilla Glass is tough but things are about to get even tougher with Gorilla Glass 2.
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