Phone Soap: Clean and Charge Your Phone


It appears that one of the accessory and lifestyle trends for mobile devices has to do with keeping our smartphones germ free. At CES 2014 we say Corning, the makers of Gorilla Glass, announce a new display material with a new antimicrobial treatment to inhibit the growth and spread of germs on your device. And […]

Corning Unveils Antimicrobial Gorilla Glass


We all love touch screens. I don’t think we all love the fact that touch screens can spread germs just like any surface we touch. That doesn’t stop us from swiping and pinching, but it would be nice to pinch germs out of the picture. Corning, the maker of Gorilla Glass, the tough material for […]

Samsung Acquires Stake in Corning and What It Means for the Galaxy S5


Samsung has recently acquired a 7.4% stake in smartphone and tablet Gorilla Glass maker Corning. A company which offers strengthened glass to protect the precious displays on our smartphones and tablets. Along with a long-term deal between the two, this will strengthen the partnership they both have, as well as lead to possibilities in the […]

Gorilla Glass Helps BMW i8 Deliver a Quiet Ride


Corning had earlier announced that its chemically strengthened smartphone glass will soon find its way into the automotive sector and now we’re learning that the BMW i8 may become the first car to use Gorilla Glass. Gorilla Glass will help automakers like BMW reduce their car’s weight, which could lead to a savings in fuel […]

Samsung Galaxy S4 Survives Knives, Keys and Coins (Video)

Thanks to Gorilla Glass 3, the Samsung Galaxy S4 withstands knives, keys and coins.

The Samsung Galaxy S4 is the first smartphone to arrive with Gorilla Glass 3, a new chemically strengthened glass that claims to prevent scratches from a variety of materials. In the video below we get a look at a Samsung Galaxy S4 scratch test that shows the new smartphone going up against a pen, multiple […]

Sapphire Crystal: The Holy Grail For Virtually Unbreakable Smartphone Displays

Sapphire glass scratch test against a block of concrete. Image courtesy of CBS Interactive

Corning’s Gorilla Glass has been all the rage in a market dominated by growing smartphone touchscreen displays with its scratch-resistant and break-resistant properties, but there’s something even better. Also known generically as chemically strengthened glass, Gorilla Glass has surprisingly built up a brand reputation for itself among consumers who seek out a smartphone or tablet […]

Gorilla Glass 3 Could Dictate Galaxy S4 Release Date


Earlier today, Corning announced its brand new Gorilla Glass 3 which will be coming to tablets and smartphones over the next year. One of those phones may very well be the Samsung Galaxy S4, and if true, it could mean that the Samsung Galaxy S4 won’t arrive until the middle part of 2013 as Gorilla […]

Corning Announces Gorilla Glass 3 for Better Scratch Resistance


On the year anniversary of Corning introducing us with Gorilla Glass 2, it appears that it had worked hard to bring even additional improvements to the scratch-resistant glass and is now bringing us Gorilla Glass 3. The third-generation of smartphone and tablet glass, which will be announced next week at the Consumer Electronics Show in […]

Drag Race Scratch Test Puts iPhone 4S Up Against Samsung Galaxy S III


Thanks to clever marketing, consumers are becoming more aware of the components and technologies that are inside of their smartphones and gadgets, like Corning’s Gorilla Glass for scratch-resistant glass covered touch screens. In the latest video, you’ll see how resilient the touchscreen is on two of the world’s most popular smartphones right now, Samsung’s Galaxy […]

Samsung Announces Gorilla Glass 2 Present on Galaxy S III


It looks like Samsung is once again turning back to Corning for Gorilla Glass on its flagship smartphone following customer complaints and confusion as to why the scratch-resistant and durable glass was not present on the Google-branded Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone. The company announced that Gorilla Glass 2 will indeed by present on the Galaxy […]

Will Apple Use Gorilla Glass 2 on the iPhone 5?


Apple, which usually does not like to disclose its suppliers or who makes components for its consumer electronics devices, gave a nod to Corning, makers of Gorilla Glass, in its latest economics report. In that report, Apple acknowledges Corning for the use of glass for the iPhone, but did not specify that it was Gorilla […]

Did Corning Out Transformer Pad Infinity Launch Date with Availability of Gorilla Glass 2 Release?


At Mobile World Congress, Corning announced that consumers can expect to find devices–both tablets and smartphones–with the company’s Gorilla Glass 2 glass screens starting in the April or May timeline. The company highlighted that both smartphone- and tablet-manufacturers Acer and Asus have announced products or roadmaps for devices in the future that will launch with […]

Corning Visualizes Our Glass Future: Tablets & Huge Displays (Video)

Augmented Reality Transparent Tablet

You might know Corning for their Gorilla Glass and Gorilla Glass 2 that provide great durability to your smartphone and tablet displays, but Corning makes much more than tablet glass. In this new video, Corning envisions the future, specifically the role smart glass will have in your day-to-day life. In A Day Made of Glass […]

Gorilla Glass 2: Stronger, Thinner, On the Way Soon (Video)

Gorilla Glass 2

Last night, we were introduced to the new version of Gorilla Glass, dubbed Gorilla Glass 2, which maker Corning showed off for the first time last night at CES 2012. And while we still don’t know exactly when it will be making its way to mobile devices, we were still able to find out some […]

Corning to Unveil Next-Gen Gorilla Glass 2 at CES


Corning’s Gorilla Glass has become somewhat synonymous with the touchscreen smartphone and tablet market. Thanks to its durability, manufacturers of mobile devices have marketed their devices to include Gorilla Glass in the past, and quite a few consumers are aware of the durable glass for touchscreens and know the brand by name. Well, Corning isn’t quite sitting […]

Galaxy Nexus Doesn’t Have Gorilla Glass, But That’s Not a Problem


Back in October, when Samsung and Corning confirmed that the Galaxy Nexus wouldn’t have a Gorilla Glass display, there were a lot of unhappy campers. The frustration continued even when Sammy stated that the device would utilize un-branded fortified glass. Well, it’s our hope that this next video which shows the Galaxy Nexus’ screen handling […]

Samsung Galaxy Nexus Won’t Have Gorilla Glass

Galaxy Nexus

In what will probably be a little bit of a disappointment for some of you looking to get the Samsung Galaxy Nexus on Verizon (or AT&T and Sprint), Corning, the maker of Gorilla Glass, has confirmed via Twitter that its damage resistant screen technology will not be found on the upcoming Android 4.0 powered Nexus. […]

Is Apple Planning a Curved Glass iPhone for 2012?

curved display

We haven’t seen the iPhone 5 yet, but Apple is reportedly working on a new iOS device with a curved glass screen. The reports claim that this could be a new iPhone or a new iPad, but this isn’t a feature we expect to see on the iPhone 5, which we expect to be announced […]