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Photonic smartphones are coming with sensors in the glass for slimmer, longer battery life devices

Photonic smartphones are coming with sensors in the glass for slimmer, longer battery life devices

By 19 June 2014

A new discovery has revealed a way of embedding sensors into the glass of smartphones, meaning potential user authentication and temperature measuring built right into the screen's glass. These glass-based sensors will only rely on light meaning they... >>

Corning claims Antimicrobial Gorilla Glass as world first

Corning claims Antimicrobial Gorilla Glass as world first

By 6 January 2014

Mucky fingers are bad, they spread disease. Corning doesn't want to be a part of perpetuating that so it's come up with what it claims is the world's first antimicrobial screen. Antimicrobial Corning Gorilla Glass has been shared with the public through... >>

Samsung phones to feature Gorilla Glass until 2023, gains 7.4 per cent stake in Corning

Samsung phones to feature Gorilla Glass until 2023, gains 7.4 per cent stake in Corning

By 23 October 2013

It has been announced that Samsung will continue to use Corning LCD display glass, such as the strengthened Gorilla Glass products currently used on many of its smartphones, until at least 2023. The agreement has been signed as part of a deal in which Corning... >>

Gorilla Glass coming to touch-enabled laptops, Dell already on board

Gorilla Glass coming to touch-enabled laptops, Dell already on board

By 29 July 2013

Corning, the chaps who make your phone screen tougher than a tough thing trying to be tough, have released yet another tough product, this time for touch-enabled laptops. Called Gorilla Glass NBT, Corning presumably seeing a rise in Windows 8 touch-enabled... >>

Corning Gorilla Glass could be coming to cars

Corning Gorilla Glass could be coming to cars

By 11 June 2013

Corning has said that it "expects at least one" car manufacturer to incorporate Corning Gorilla Glass within the next year. The comment comes from Jeffery Evenson, senior vice-president of Corning, talking at the MIT Technology Review's Mobile Summit... >>

Smartphones could soon ditch Gorilla Glass for sapphire glass

Smartphones could soon ditch Gorilla Glass for sapphire glass

By 21 March 2013

For many years, Corning has, er, cornered the smartphone market with its Gorilla Glass. Many manufacturers, including Samsung and Apple, use the technology as the front glass on their smartphones and other devices because of its robust nature and scratch-resistant... >>

Corning Gorilla Glass 3 to be shown at CES 2013, three times more scratch resistant

Corning Gorilla Glass 3 to be shown at CES 2013, three times more scratch resistant

By 4 January 2013

Corning has improved its toughened screen glass, used by many mobile phone and tablet manufacturers. Gorilla Glass 3 will be three-times more durable when it comes to on-screen scratch resistance, resulting in 40 per cent fewer visible scratches than... >>

Corning Willow Glass to protect the curved gadgets of the future

Corning Willow Glass to protect the curved gadgets of the future

By 5 June 2012

Corning, the company behind the extra-tough Gorilla glass found in smartphones such as the Samsung Galaxy S III, has announced a new type of glass - one that is flexible. The new Corning Willow glass promises to "revolutionise the shape and form of next-generation... >>

Corning's A Day Made of Glass 2 gives us a window into the future (video)

Corning's A Day Made of Glass 2 gives us a window into the future (video)

By 6 February 2012

Before Microsoft bamboozled us with its vision of the future, Gorilla Glass maker Corning blew our socks off with its A Day Made of Glass video. The YouTube phenomenon (17 million views and counting) gave us a glimpse of the world of tomorrow and was... >>

Corning Gorilla Glass 2 announced: Phones to get tougher in 2012

Corning Gorilla Glass 2 announced: Phones to get tougher in 2012

By 6 January 2012

Corning has announced that it will be updating its Gorilla Glass formula, bringing the next generation of tough glass for mobiles and tablets; not only making them hardier beasts, but also allowing for greater flexibility of form factor. Corning Gorilla... >>