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Corning’s Gorilla Glass Victus 2 should survive the trip from your pocket to concrete

Corning has been making tough, damage-resistant display for smartphones for years. But the company says its new Gorilla Glass Victus 2 glass is the toughest yet. Not only has it been tested to survive a fall from heights of two meters (6.6 feet) onto asphalt, but for the first time the company says the glass shouldn’t […]

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Lilbits: Gaming on RISC-V, and OnePlus to make CPU throttling optional (instead of mandatory)

This week NVIDIA showed that its possible to build a gaming computer featuring an ARM processor and NVIDIA RTX graphics, hinting at the possibility of upcoming Chromebooks or Linux laptops featuring that sort of combination. But ARM may not be the only alternative CPU architecture that can be used for gaming. A developer has added […]

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Corning Gorilla Glass Victus promises 2X better scratch resistance

Corning’s durable Gorilla Glass has been covering the displays of high-end smartphones for years, promising to reduce the chances that your phone will shatter when falling to the ground. But it hasn’t always been very good at protecting phones from scratches. Now Corning is introducing its next-gen version that it calls Gorilla Glass Victus, and […]

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Corning’s Gorilla Glass 6 will let you drop your phone more often

Corning’s Gorilla Glass has been protecting smartphone displays for years, and now the company says its latest iteration is designed to withstand falls from greater heights… and more frequent falls. Gorilla Glass 6 was able to withstand 15 drops onto a rough surface from a height of one meter (3.3 feet) in Corning’s laboratory tests. […]

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Corning Gorilla Glass 5 is designed to survive drops over 5 feet (most of the time)

Corning’s Gorilla Glass is a touch, scratch-resistant type of glass that’s often used in smartphones to help prevent screens from scratching or cracking when they come in contact with other objects (like the ground). Nearly two years after the introducing of Gorilla Glass 4, which was set to survive about 80 percent of one-meter (3.3 […]

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Corning Gorilla Glass 4 promises better drop protection for smartphone, tablet screens

Corning is introducing its next generation of damage resistant glass which can be used for smartphone and tablet screens. The company tested Gorilla Glass 4 by dropping it face-down ontro a rough surface from one meter and found that the glass survived the fall “up to 80 percent of the time.” Don’t tend to drop […]

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Corning’s antimicrobial glass could keep your phone from making you sick

Are you sick of your phone? It’s probably better than getting sick from your phone… which is probably covered in bacteria from all those times you tap or swipe the glass screen every day. Corning wants to help you keep your phone germ-free (or at least closer to germ-free than it is now) with a new […]

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Lilbits (7-29-2013): Android 4.3 speeds up the original Nexus 7

When the original Google Nexus 7 hit the streets a year ago, it offered crazy good specs for a low price. It was probably the most powerful tablet you could buy for $200. But users started to notice that performance degraded over time, especially after upgrading the OS from Android 4.1 to Android 4.2. Now […]

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Asus Zenbook Infinity with a Gorilla Glass lid coming to Computex 2013

Asus plans to unveil a new ultrabook at Computex later this month. The company says the Asus Zenbook Infinity will be 14 percent thinner than other notebooks in the Zenbook line, thanks to new materials. The Asus Zenbook Infinity has an aluminum and glass case, and features Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on the lid and […]

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Corning promises Gorilla Glass 3 will be even more scratch-resistant

Corning Gorilla Glass is a sturdy glass material which has proven popular with smartphone and tablet makers because it’s tougher to shatter or scratch than traditional glass. Now Corning is getting ready to launch the third generation of Gorilla Glass, which is even tougher to break. Gorilla Glass 3 will be on display at the […]