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Gorilla Glass 101 & Why It Makes Sense for Moms {Sponsored}

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I am the first to admit that I am overly attached to my electronic devices. My device is pretty much an extension of my arm so I can't imagine day-to-day without it. From making grocery lists, to sharing photos on Instagram to coordinating dinner and kids with my husband, I'm totally dependent upon it. It goes without saying, then, that I need a durable device that can handle my daily activity - and that of my kids.

And if I think I'm tough on my device... I shudder to think of how to describe the manhandling my kids give that thing. Drops, scratches, flips and flops. It has to withstand A LOT of abuse to keep up with us. I'm willing to bet we're not the only family that gives our devices a real test (or two) every day.

Enter Gorilla Glass.

Corning® Gorilla® Glass 4 was designed by scientists after studying how glass breaks when drops in order to create a product that is twice as likely as competitors to withstand a drop from three feet high. Obviously there are many factors that contribute to why glass may break during one fall and not another, and understanding why was an essential step in producing Gorilla Glass.

As a result of research to best meet consumers' needs, Gorilla Glass 4 is proud to be the toughest glass device cover yet.

What is Gorilla Glass?

Corning scientists use a proprietary fusion process that blends materials into a glass composition that is melted and conditioned. The entire process is automated and the glass is untouched by human hands (!) or anything else that may introduce flaws. Next, the glass goes through an ion-exchange process to create a layer of compression making it more resistant to damage.

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All that science mumbo-gumbo is lovely, but what it really means is that Gorilla Glass provides exceptional damage resistance for our precious devices. Indeed, in laboratory tests, Gorilla Glass 4 survives up to 80% of the time when dropped from 3 feet high and was twice as tough as competitor glass.

Do You Have Gorilla Glass?

Corning Gorilla Glass is used on more than 3 billion devices from 40+ manufacturers worldwide, including phones, tablets, notebooks and other products. To find out if your device has Gorilla Glass, check the official verification widget.

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Gorilla Glass is a great option for moms like me who count on their tech devices to be tough enough to withstand daily use - from grownups and kids. It's a tall task, especially when we need those devices to be mobile, lightweight and nice to look at. With these needs in mind, it's worth checking to see if a phone, tablet or notebook has Gorilla Glass before making a purchase.

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Corning® Gorilla® Glass has been used on more than 3 billion devices from 40 major brands. Is it on yours? Click here to find out.

Corning Incorporated sponsored this blog post. The opinions and text are all mine.

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