Gorilla Glass

iPhones with curved glass and extruded metal sized up in Samsung trial

iPhones with curved glass and extruded metal sized up in Samsung trial

Fans of the design process behind the most famous smartphone of all, the iPhone, are finding that the Apple vs Samsung trial taking place this summer is a treasure trove of visual clues on how the device came to be what it is today. What we're seeing today is an unearthed (by Network World) deposition by former Apple designer Douglas Satzger which lets the world know of a couple previously under-wraps early versions of the iPhone. One of these prototype devices had two panes of reinforced curved glass - one on the front, one on the back.

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Corning flexible Willow Glass revealed for ultra-slim power

Corning flexible Willow Glass revealed for ultra-slim power

At the Society for Information Display's Display Week in Boston, Corning has revealed that they've begun working on their next-generation flexible Willow Glass. This glass will be made for what we must assume will be flexible displays on mobile devices and will allow the possibility of displays being "wrapped" around a device or structure. Corning Willow Glass is able to be processed at temperatures up to 500 degrees C, this allowing manufacturers to move forward with continuous "roll-to-roll" processes, a "long awaited industry milestone" in manufacturing efficiency.

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Corning announces Galaxy S III carrying Gorilla Glass 2

Corning announces Galaxy S III carrying Gorilla Glass 2

It appears that the rumors are true, ladies and gentlemen, and the Galaxy S III from Samsung is amongst the first in the world to tote the next-generation Corning Gorilla Glass 2 on its face. This next-level glass is a level above the world's most notoriously strong mobile-minded display front and will stop even the most hardened pockets full of loose change and keys - if you do so dare to try.

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Gorilla Glass 2 arriving on devices by April

Gorilla Glass 2 arriving on devices by April

Corning, the makers of Gorilla Glass, announced today that they have already begun shipping its second-generation Gorilla Glass to manufacturers, who have plans to release products with the new display material within the first quarter of this year. That means we should be seeing Gorilla Glass 2 on commercially available devices by April or early May.

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Corning Day Made of Glass 2 video released with making-of add-on

Corning Day Made of Glass 2 video released with making-of add-on

Technology is advancing slightly slower than the minds at Corning would have it, it seems, as the creators of Gorilla Glass present a second video in a series that brings the future to us now, glass based. The video moves from one technology to the next, starting with Handheld Display Glass, this essentially stemming off what Gorilla Glass already presents, it being thin and lightweight, damage resistant and what Corning plans for the future: 3D-projection ready! The loveliness then continues through an impressive display of lights and magic through a future we can only dream of.

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Corning shows off 82″ multi-touch display with Gorilla Glass 2

Corning shows off 82″ multi-touch display with Gorilla Glass 2

Today at CES we managed to run into an awesome 82" multi-touch display being ran by Corning. What we have on video below is actually a quick demonstration of the new 82" display showcasing its unlimited amounts of multi-touch points, stylus support, and more from the guys at Perceptive Pixel. What makes this display special is that it's the world's largest Gorilla Glass 2 display.

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Corning Gorilla Glass 2 break test hands-on

Corning Gorilla Glass 2 break test hands-on

Corning's got their new Gorilla Glass 2 here at CES, and lets just say its really, really strong. Corning's current 1st gen Gorilla Glass is on many smartphones and devices today but their new glass is stronger, lighter, thinner, and easier to make. Gorilla Glass 2 is so strong we couldn't even get it to break under some seriously heavy loads. Check it out below!

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Corning Gorilla Glass 2 detailed

Corning Gorilla Glass 2 detailed

Corning has come correct this week with their second big iteration of the glass that's almost certainly on the front of your smartphone if you purchased a device inside 2011 - Gorilla Glass 2 they call it, and details have been dropped. What you'll be getting here, basically, is a 20 percent reduction in necessary glass thickness with the same resistance to damage that made Corning's solution so popular through the last year. It's "higher functionality from thinner designs" all around this year, and Tough is still Beautiful!

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Corning Gorilla Glass 2 coming to CES 2012

Corning Gorilla Glass 2 coming to CES 2012

Over the past handful of months, Corning has all but dominated the airwaves when it comes to must-have features on a smartphone or tablet device with their patented Gorilla Glass brand of display covering panes - today they've revealed that the second iteration, Gorilla Glass 2, will make its face known at CES 2012. This new version of the glass solution will bring with it increased functionality for devices with smaller form factors, improved touch technology, "connected devices in new application spaces," and even better durable large-format design aesthetics for you curved-corner lovers out there. The big reveal happens next week, and we're expecting some hammers to help us test it!

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ASUS Transformer Prime Hands-on and Unboxing

ASUS Transformer Prime Hands-on and Unboxing

The newest Android tablet by the name of ASUS Transformer Prime is also the first place on earth you'll be able to work with the NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core mobile processor, and today we're going to have a peek at it's power for the very first time. We've got both the tablet itself and the keyboard dock that when connected allows this lovely slate a second life as a laptop, and what we're going to do here is give you our first impressions and a full hands-on treatment with the hardware. We'll also have a full review up for you within the next few days, so stay tuned for that too - meanwhile, enjoy!

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