Gorilla Glass

Brave Samsung Galaxy Tab owner tests Gorilla Glass with air-pistol [Video]

Brave Samsung Galaxy Tab owner tests Gorilla Glass with air-pistol [Video]

Gorilla Glass is tough stuff, but if you want more evidence than just a press release then how about someone shooting a Samsung Galaxy Tab at around a meter-range with a CO2 powered air pistol? The shot - carried out by one Gorilla-confident YouTuber metafonic - is certainly sufficient to smash regular glass, but three steel pellets fail to produce even a scratch on the Galaxy Tab's display.

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The Daily Slash: November 9 2010

The Daily Slash: November 9 2010

Let me talk to you for a moment about a couple of the odder things that happened today, and this is outside the story you're going to hear about in the special "The Daily Slash" section you all know and love. First, there's a lot of ports, ROMS, and hacks flying around the smartphone world on a day-to-day, but today there was a rather important one surfacing: Android to iPhone. Like two rival gangs having a child together. No violence between them yet, but someone DID get shot today - a Galaxy Tab. In response, Angry Birds released 45 new levels, and someone records a UFO on an HTC EVO 4G. TRON throws a card into the hat with their 3rd giant trailer, iPhone's GLASSGATE ramps up, and all Apple handhelds grow a little tail. All this and more, today, on THE DAILY SLASH!

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Samsung Galaxy Tab gets Gorilla Glass protection

Samsung Galaxy Tab gets Gorilla Glass protection

Whether or not you feel comfortable putting the Samsung Galaxy Tab into your pocket, we now at least know that it should stand a pretty good chance of not shattering while it's in there.  Corning has confirmed that their toughened Gorilla Glass will be protecting the Galaxy Tab's 7-inch touchscreen.

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Corning supplying Gorilla Glass for Samsung Galaxy S

Corning supplying Gorilla Glass for Samsung Galaxy S

The Samsung Galaxy S smartphone is one of the more interesting smartphones that has landed of late. The device is being offered on three of the major carriers under various names. For instance on AT&T it is the Samsung Captivate.

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