Gorilla Glass EST. 1962

Discussion in 'Android General Discussions' started by FunN4Lo, Aug 12, 2010.

  1. FunN4Lo

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    What's the point of this?.............
     
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    The point is that 42 years after its creation they finally found a use for it...i thought it was cool.
     
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    The article does mention Droid....

    I'm going to leave this open for now....but it's barely Droid related.
     
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    I thought it was interesting. What else could you use small glass sheets for? Small being less than 5"x5"
     
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    Really small fish tanks?
     
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    dezymond Tech Support Mod Staff Member Premium Member

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    that better be a krill tank LOL
     
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    Well, if nothing else, this article solidifies my resolve to never waste money on any sort of screen protector for my Droid.
     
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    I'm digging the article, definitely on the fence of on/off topic but I see relevance. Thanks FunN4Lo
     
  10. FunN4Lo

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    Barely Droid related?!?

    As a good DF member, I searched "Gorilla Glass" before I posted this. There were 20+ pages (not 20 posts... 20+ pages of posts)of references to Gorilla Glass. I looked through several pages (not all) and I did not see a post referencing how long this stuff has been around and how it came to the Droid. I thought with that much attention on DF to Gorilla Glass, some on DF might find it interesting that Moto reached back in time, to produce the high tech device that you have in your pocket
     
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    Do they still use Gorilla Glass on the Droid? I had heard rumors that they switched materials because of all the screens cracking.

    Sure enough, I dropped my phone and the screen cracked. When I sent it to Motorola to be repaired, the service center diagnostic checklist that they sent back said this:

    Resolution: Repair
    Part: Mylar

    So are they using Mylar now?
     
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    Mylar is plastic. Don't capacitative touch screens require glass?
     
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    Welding shields
    Windshields for the Gecko
     
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    They are still using GG..
     
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    I thought it was informative, no reason to be an a**. Not every bit of information on the site is going to interest you.