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Gorilla Glass Protects Your Screen When Gaming Gets Mean

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

Gorilla Glass displays large-format displays at CES

Gorilla Glass

Corning brings its protective technology to large-format displays

CES 2013—We’ve all been there: A heated game of Wii Boxing turns a virtual Thrilla in Manilla into the Expensive-LCD-TV Killa. The nunchuck flies out of your sweaty hand and hurtles towards your TV, threatening to shatter its screen worse than your dreams of becoming a Golden Glove boxer. It’s an unfortunately realistic fear, to which plenty of Youtube videos can attest. Thankfully, Corning Incorporated is coming to the collective rescue of vigorous motion gamers everywhere by producing their famous Gorilla Glass in large-format sizes.

For CES 2013, they partnered with Christie Digital Systems to showcase a 55-inch LCDTV that utilized a Gorilla Glass protective panel optically-bonded to the TV’s screen. Just like on the majority of modern cell phones, the Gorilla Glass is optically clear, so it won’t degrade the image quality of a high definition display. Corning’s press release refers mostly to commercial applications of the project, describing it as having “opened up a variety of new opportunities in the digital signage market.” That makes sense, given the growing commercial usage of interactive displays and their susceptibility to destruction at the public’s hands.

Select Sony TVs have previously been made with Gorilla Glass screens, but the idea seemed not to really take hold. We’re hoping that as Corning continues to develop commercial applications, more consumer sets will be available with this level of protection.

Makes Your Friends Envious With the New Hewlett Packard “ENVY”

Sunday, April 15th, 2012

If you are looking for a laptop computer that is packed with features while remaining sleek in design, look no further than the new HP ENVY.  Elevate your expectations.  Every ENVY laptop is crafted to surpass them with the finest features and powerful technology that deliver a premium entertainment and computing experience.  With its Ultra-light all aluminum body and  super-durable glass surfaces it looks extremely

One of the great new features HP installed on this laptop is in the speakers.  Designed in collaboration with Interscope Records’ Jimmy Iovine, Dr. Dre, will.i.am and others, Beats Audio delivers the best sound available on a PC today.  Six built-in speakers and a subwoofer let you amplify without external speakers. The Beats Audio volume dial lets you adjust volume precisely. And you can adjust output profile settings easily with the Beats Audio Manager. For extreme audio in a portable powerhouse, check out the new HP ENVY at Abt Electronics.