Hammer-Proof Smartphone Screen is Thinner and Cheaper Than Gorilla Glass

September 23, 2013 by  
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As long as we’ve had smartphones , we’ve been afraid of dropping them. With price tags of $500 and above, smartphones are delicate technological flowers that can be killed by a single drop of water or a collision with the ground. That’s why we’re excited about a new screen protecting material called Rhino Shield . Made from a custom-formulated polymer, the material is able to withstand full-on strikes with a hammer, and it’s poised to make Gorilla Glass look like flimsy wrapping paper. Read the rest of Hammer-Proof Smartphone Screen is Thinner and Cheaper Than Gorilla Glass Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: gorilla glass , phone accessories , polymer , Rhino Shield , smartphone protection , Smartphone Screen , tech accessories , touchscreen sensitivity        

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Corning’s Gorilla Glass Could Make Cars Lighter and More Fuel Efficient

June 11, 2013 by  
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Corning’s Gorilla Glass is used in the screens of about 1.5 billion mobile devices around the world — you might even be reading these words on a device made from the material. It’s scratch resistant, lightweight, and very durable, making it perfect for smartphone touch screens. But Gorilla Glass could soon be expanding its reach to automobiles . Replacing some of the windows in a car with Gorilla Glass would help reduce the vehicle’s weight and lower its center of mass, which would lead to gains in fuel efficiency. Read the rest of Corning’s Gorilla Glass Could Make Cars Lighter and More Fuel Efficient Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: car windshield , corning , Corning glass , Corning gorilla glass , fuel efficiency , gorilla glass , gorilla glass windows , gorilla glass windshield , noise resistant glass , windshield        

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