Tag: glass

Archos announce a new smartphone line-up

Here comes the summer! Yes, it’s actually properly .. here! To celebrate, ARCHOS have sent us a box filled with ice-creams and lollipops revealed a new range of smartphones. There’s two “Diamond” handsets and two “Sense” phones. First is the Diamond Alpha, which is, according to the company, …

Getting yourself a better mobile insurance deal

Smartphones seem to be getting ever-more expensive. It’s something that has created a new breed of manufacturers that are actively targeting the market with well-spec’d handsets at a competitive price. However, many people are still going for the leading and the most well-known brands. Samsung, Apple, LG, Sony …

Smartphones made of glass, lol

Wikipedia lists glass as ‘a non-crystalline amorphous solid that is often transparent and has widespread practical, technological, and decorative usage in, for example, window panes, tableware, and optoelectronics’. Here’s a further list of some things that are made of glass: Light bulbs Drinking vessels Spectacles Greenhouses Ashtrays Smartphones …

Corning announce Gorilla Glass 5

Following on from, (what I always though strangely named) Gorilla Glass 4, Corning has officially announced Gorilla Glass 5. The company states that this latest generation of its strengthened glass will survive up to four times better than competing glass designs.  Corning says that in tests the new Gorilla Glass 5  was …

Fix your broken screen, all you need is some cola

Broke your screen? Sure, you could spend money getting it fixed properly (the people at iMend can do that for you) or you can try this simple trick at home. It involves some Coca Cola, or it could be Pepsi, I’m not sure. I’m not going to sway …

Nexus 6P camera glass cracking

First it was Bendgate, now it’s Crackgate. More supposed tales of woe to hound the new Nexus 6P flagship. Some users are reporting that the Corning Gorilla Glass 4 panel that sits in front of/protects the camera is spontaneously cracking. It appears that this piece of glass isn’t …

Light up your floater for up to 3 hours.

What’s going on here eh? I’m getting sent all sorts of weird stuff in my inbox today. I could just go ahead and publish anything, perhaps with some hysteria and click-bait hype. Y’know, like the Daily Mail or The Verge. Perhaps then it’ll stick onto social media for …

Google close Glass Explorer Programme

News is coming out that Google are closing down their  ‘Glass Explorer Programme’ and will stop selling the devices next week. Details are still rather limited but Rory Cellan-Jones who is a technology journalist for the BBC has said the following More information over on the BBC website confirms …

In the UK? Looking to get Google Glass cheap?

Come on now, let’s not panic. We’ve still got a whole week until Christmas. Plenty of time. No need to … wait… that’s not very long at all is it? How about a cheap deal on the Google Glass Explorer Edition? Head over to Google Play and you …

MFX Glass Screen protector for Nexus 6

You’re sitting there on Christmas morning and you’ve just received a new smartphone. It looks brilliant in that pristine just-out-of-the-box way. You are concerned though, as you’re worried about taking it into the great outdoors without wrapping it up in cotton wool or perhaps oversized bubble wrap. Just …

My time with Google Glass

I have been a big fan of Google Glass for a while, pretty much ever since I saw the demo at Google I/O back in 2012. At the time it was tested jumping out of a plane whilst streaming via Hangouts. Now, whilst that is not something everyone …

Google Glass unboxing

Ever since I saw the demo video at Google I/O back in 2012 I have been amazed by Glass and what it can offer. Sure, it is not for everyone, but there are so many possibilities not even imagined yet. Until recently you had to live in America …

Google Glass lands in the UK

Google Glass has been available in America for a little while now to developers as long as you are happy to spend $1500 on the Explorer option. Now Google have announced that customers in the UK are able to get them too. It’s available for the small (well …

Google Glass now available to everyone ( in the USA )

Starting today, Google Glass is available for practically anybody in the USA, as long as they are over 18 and have $1500 to spend. The Explorer version of the Google Glass wearable was sold only to developers who intended to write apps for the device, this was changed to a invite …

Coolsmartphone predicts……Google I/O

So the time is nearly upon us once again, Google is about to hold its annual developers conference, better known as Google I/O. This time last year at the Moscone Centre in San Francisco, Google announced not only the Nexus 7 but also Android 4.2 (jellybean) and Google …

Google shows off Google Glass UI

Google has today posted a video on YouTube entitled How It Feels , showing a series of both mundane and out-of-the-ordinary experiences through the eyes of Google Glass, showing people skydiving, skiing and navigating through traffic. The UI has changed it a bit since the last video Google …

Liquid Glass Protection. That stuff really does work.

Come close my smartphone friends. If you’re one of those handsome, sexy, fantastic people who check this wonderful website every day you may remember this review of the Crystalusion Liquid Glass Protection thing. It protects your phone and adds a resistive layer of .. err.. “magic liquid” (that’s …

SGP iPhone 5 Glas.t Premium Screen Protector

With the launch of the new iPhone now only hours away and anticipation starting to build, the first iPhone 5 cases, covers and screen protectors are now starting to appear for sale. One such screen protector is the SGP Glas.t Premium Screen Protector. Made from a “high-tension tempered glass” …