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Topic: Gorilla Glass

Apple awards glassmaker Corning $200M to grow made in USA jobs with Advanced Manufacturing Fund

05/12/2017, 08:05 am

Apple has invested into Gorilla Glass manufacturer Corning with the first award for $200 million from the Advanced Manufacturing Fund investment pool, to support "revolutionary glass production methods."

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Why an all-glass 'iPhone 8' makes sense, and could be more durable than you expect

04/20/2017, 12:04 pm

Not since the discontinuation of the iPhone 4s has Apple sold a handset with an all-glass back, but that's rumored to change this year with the flagship "iPhone 8." In the years between those two models, advances in glass production technology have made it so an all-glass "iPhone 8" could be more robust than you might assume.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 glass screen more easily damaged than any iPhone

08/19/2016, 03:08 pm

Reviewers and YouTube examiners are discovering that the new Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Gorilla Glass 5 screen is susceptible to screen scratches. However, the Gorilla Glass manufacturer Corning disagrees with the test results, and has fired back.

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Corning unveils Gorilla Glass 5, evolutionary successor for iPhone screens

07/20/2016, 04:07 pm

A new version of the Corning Gorilla Glass used in iPhone screens since launch promises better impact resistance for equipped devices, with the improved glass panels surviving falls from greater heights than previous versions.

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New tech bonds fingerprint sensors under Gorilla Glass, could allow button-free iPhones

07/21/2015, 10:07 am

Security technology firm Sonavation on Tuesday announced a technology allowing ultrasonic fingerprint sensors to be embedded under Corning Gorilla Glass, potentially paving the way for anticipated iPhone designs without home buttons.

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MythBusters explain the science behind Corning's new shatter-resistant Gorilla Glass 4

11/24/2014, 03:11 pm

Discovery Channel's Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage walked through some of the advances made by manufacturer Corning in the latest version of its popular Gorilla Glass line used in Apple's iPhone.

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Corning launches 2X harder Gorilla Glass 4 with improved drop damage resistance

11/20/2014, 10:11 am

Apple supplier Corning on Thursday took the wraps off of its next-generation Gorilla Glass 4, which the company says is up to two times harder than competing glasses used in existing smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices.

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For Apple fans dreaming of sapphire iPhones, Liquidmetal could be a cautionary tale

06/28/2014, 08:06 am

Apple certainly likes to keep its competition -- and fans --guessing about its next moves, and one of the company's best head-fakes in recent years was an exclusive arrangement for a unique metal alloy dubbed Liquidmetal. News of that deal sparked fantasies of mythical Liquidmetal products built by Apple -- wishful thinking that may now be repeating once again with the company's latest investment in sapphire.

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