By Christian Zibreg on May 17, 2013
Corning Glass, Inc. made a name for itself when Steve Jobs chose the Kentucky-based company to supply cover glass for the original iPhone because he wanted the device’s touchscreen to ooze premium quality. Nowadays, Corning glass is found protecting mobile screens used on the vast majority of smartphones and tablets out there.
Although the company unveiled the ultra-slim Willow Glass last June, that product is aimed at mobile devices that incorporate flexible displays and could theoretically be used for a rumored iWatch. Ahead of CES, the firm launched its 40 percent more scratch resistant and 50 percent stronger Gorilla Glass 3.
And just yesterday, they announced the commercial launch of Corning Lotus XT, a second-generation glass substrate aimed at high-performance displays… Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Feb 18, 2013
Even though there certainly is no shortage of iWatch rumors these days, we’re kinda short on new mockups. Thanks to the United Kingdom’s The Guardian newspaper which yesterday published this detailed mockup, there’s something to chew on on this slow news Monday (it’s Presidential’s Day holiday in the United States).
We already reported on how former Apple exec Jean-Louis Gassée thinks the iWatch is an intimate computer rather than a smart watch with a twist. We also know from Bloomberg that Apple reportedly has a 100-engineer strong team working on the project. Taking it all in, The Guardian newspaper thinks Apple’s take on the Dick Tracy watch takes advantage of recent developments in hi-tech curved glass, cheaper sensors and better voice recognition software… Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Jan 8, 2013
Apple’s been using Corning’s tough cover glass on all iPhone models, up to the point where you could safely conclude the iPhone helped Corning a great deal make a name for itself. Ahead of CES, the New York-based company announced its third-generation Corning Glass, 40 percent more scratch resistant and 50 percent stronger. Here’s a nice demonstration of just how strong it really is. I’m sure it’ll give you a pause, it’s right past the fold… Read More
By Cody Lee on Jan 3, 2013
With just a few days left until the Consumer Electronics Show kicks off in Las Vegas, Corning, a Kentucky-based glass-maker, has announced the third iteration of its popular Gorilla Glass line.
As most of you know, Gorilla Glass is a high-strength, thin sheet of glass used as a protective cover in many touch screen devices, including Apple products. And version 3 is a lot more durable… Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Jun 4, 2012
Corning Inc. is one of rare United States-based suppliers providing domestically manufactured components for Apple’s devices.
The New York-based company behind the display glass component on your iPhone made a name for itself when Apple’s late co-founder Steve Jobs pressed their CEO Wendell Weeks not to be afraid of high-volume manufacturing.
Today, the company launched a brand new product, an ultra-slim, flexible glass component dubbed Willow Glass and we have a nice intro video right below… Read More