What is gorilla glass

Much like the first edition print of any comic book hero’s tale, Corning Glass was born of a science experiment gone wrong. In 1952 a scientist at Corning placed a piece of photosensitive glass in a furnace for testing. At some point the furnace skyrocketed from 600 degrees Celsius to 900 degrees. Expecting a ruined sample, the scientist was surprised to find an opaque sheet of material rather than a melted blob of molten mess.

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Is the Gorilla glass back of the Nexus 4 prone to cracking? A number of Nexus 4 users reported problems with the glass back of their devices, ranging from minor nicks to complete shattering.

Corning Gorilla Glass

Let’s face it, Corning Gorilla Glass has pretty much become a household name for most of us techies. While Gorilla Glass first got its start on the original iPhone, it has quickly become quite popular on a wide range of mobile devices. Now Corning has even announced that its Gorilla Glass technology has been featured in over one billion devices worldwide.