Gorilla Glass

iPhone 6 sapphire display crystal display: unbending, unbreakable

iPhone 6 sapphire display crystal display: unbending, unbreakable

In this latest iPhone 6 leak, we divert our attention ever so slightly away from the rather contentious subject of screen sizes and return once more to the once hot topic of sapphire crystal displays. Now, courtesy of vlogger Marques Brownlee, more popularly known as MKBHD, we are getting a closer look at what is supposed to be the sapphire crystal display panel for the 4.7-inch iPhone 6.

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Corning exec belittles sapphire crystal displays

Corning exec belittles sapphire crystal displays

Facing possible substantial competition in the market, a Corning Glass executive took an opportunity to share a few uninspiring facts about sapphire crystals. This material is rumored to be employed in Apple's upcoming iPhone, which could turn the tides of the market against Corning's core business.

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3D Gorilla Glass to arrive this year, brings protection for the uniquely shaped

3D Gorilla Glass to arrive this year, brings protection for the uniquely shaped

As curved cell phones and wearables enter the market and companies develop technologies for rounded displays and such, Gorilla Glass, the protector of all things fragile and glass, has had to adjust its manufacturing process to accommodate these changes. Today the company behind it, Corning, announced the manufacturing readiness of its 3D-shaped Gorilla Glass technology.

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Nexus 5 details round-up: here on Halloween Eve

Nexus 5 details round-up: here on Halloween Eve

With the Nexus 5 / KitKat release nearly upon it, it's become time again to take a look at what we'll likely be seeing from Google as early as tomorrow. With Google's team-up with Nestle for the release of the Android 4.4 KitKat operating system upgrade - alongside several tips from independent sources - it only makes sense for Google to make a show of their release of "treats" tomorrow. The question then is - will anyone be invited, or will it be an online event only?

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Corning hands Samsung $1.9B in stock, takes over joint venture

Corning hands Samsung $1.9B in stock, takes over joint venture

One ways the mobile device and LCD manufacturers can save money is by aggressively controlling the cost of the materials used in the construction of their products. One very common product used in the construction of all sorts of displays in mobile devices is Gorilla Glass from Corning. A deal has reportedly taken place between one of Samsung's divisions and Corning that sees Samsung gain 7.4% of Corning.

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ASUS Zenbook UX301 and UX302 announced, featuring scratch-proof lids

ASUS Zenbook UX301 and UX302 announced, featuring scratch-proof lids

Going for a toughness both inside and outside, ASUS has unveiled two new ultrabook flagships from its Zenbook line, the Zenbook UX301 and the Zenbook UX302. Both devices sport lids layered with Gorilla Glass 3 that not only gives it a high-gloss look but also protects it from the wear and tear of everyday use.

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Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus hits USA with SideSync this month

Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus hits USA with SideSync this month

Perhaps you've heard of the Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus before - it was originally announced in a flurry of device drops back in June at an event that also unveiled desktop machines like the Samsung ATIV One 5 Style. This next-generation ATIV notebook is now being ushered in for its USA-based release this morning alongside full compatibility with Samsung's newest ecosystem-tying software SideSync under a display so bright and sharp that you may very well want to replace your old machines entirely.

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BMW i8 is first car ever to be fitted with Gorilla Glass

BMW i8 is first car ever to be fitted with Gorilla Glass

We talked about the BMW i8 hybrid sports car a couple of days ago, mentioning that it had toughened glass that's a bit stronger than traditional glass we see on cars today. However, it's been revealed that the new car will be the first-ever car to use Corning's Gorilla Glass, a type of glass that we've only seen on consumer electronics thus far.

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Corning Gorilla Glass NBT arrives for touchscreen laptops

Corning Gorilla Glass NBT arrives for touchscreen laptops

We've mostly seen Corning's toughened Gorilla Glass used on mobile devices like smartphones and tablets to prevent scratching and the like. While a few laptops have Gorilla Glass installed, Corning is wanting to break into that market even further, and have introduced Gorilla Glass NBT specifically made for touchscreen laptops.

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Gorilla Glass maker details anti-reflective and antimicrobial phone displays

Gorilla Glass maker details anti-reflective and antimicrobial phone displays

Touch screens are quite a marvel, but they still come with a few downsides. The glass used can be highly reflective, making it hard to see the display in open daylight, and since we touch our phones constantly, they're susceptible to getting all sorts of germs on them. However, Gorilla Glass make Corning says they're developing a new glass to counter these annoyances.

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iPhone 5S Sapphire Crystal Displays out: Apple and the Vertu factor

iPhone 5S Sapphire Crystal Displays out: Apple and the Vertu factor

Vertu COO Perry Oosting spoke this week on the company's past with Apple, noting how dealings with Sapphire Crystal Displays fell through. This British luxury phone company, Vertu, has itself created smartphones with just such displays working in a lovely manner - but for mass production, it seems, it just wasn't meant to be. According to this fellow Oosting, Apple's choice of Gorilla Glass 3 for future iPhones was a far more feasible choice.

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Gorilla Glass for cars tipped for lighter, quieter automobiles

Gorilla Glass for cars tipped for lighter, quieter automobiles

Gorilla Glass is used in millions of handheld products, including smartphones and tablets. The glass offers a stronger, more durable build that makes it scratch-resistent and less likely to break. While it's mostly meant for consumer electronic devices, we could be seeing Gorilla Glass make its way into the auto industry as soon as next year.

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