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Displays are about to get Tougher with the Corning Gorilla Glass 5

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You’ll soon be able to drop your phone without worrying from selfie level with a little help from Corning. The glass company presented the fifth version of its super-resistant Gorilla Glass at an event at its offices in Palo Alto, California.

Corning has been spending time making a more resistant version of Gorilla Glass nearly every two years since its inception in 2007, and this year’s version is taking the glass to new heights — literally.

“We wanted to go higher than the meter drop,” said John Bayne, Vice President and General Manager at Corning.

The previous version of the glass could survive a drop at about pocket level or below on a rough surface, but with 63 percent of drops occurring between waist and shoulder height, according to Corning, the goal was to increase the height of the fall.

Gorilla Glass 4 , which was introduced back in 2014 may be have
been stronger compared to the remaining previous versions , but it
was reported to only remain intact from about a meter high.
Furthermore , Corning has carried out extensive research on its part
and have come to the conclusion that 85 percent of smartphone
owners have dropped their phones at least once in the past year , and
that two – thirds of those drops took place from waist height to
shoulder height. Gorilla Glass 5 ’ s predecessors might have been
strong , they were not as durable as the upcoming glass .

Gorilla Glass 5 can withstand drops of up to 1.6 meters (5 feet, 2 inches) based on Corning’s tests, making it almost four times more resistant than regular glass.

About 4.5 billion of the world’s phones use Gorilla Glass on their displays and has expanding beyond the tech industry in last few years. This year Ford announced that the 2016 GT model will have Gorilla Glass Windshields and even some ATMs will soon have an antimicrobial version of Gorilla Glass on their displays.

The company did not specify what devices will be sporting Gorilla Glass 5, but they did say we can expect to find it baked in to some of the new devices hitting the market this fall.

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Shocking !!! – This “Egg” Has More Likes Than Every Celebrity In The World

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World record egg

Now it comes down to those few moments in my life I ask myself what the hell my Instagram account is doing.

world record egg

I previously made a post about the most popular animals on instagram that are verified – check the post here



Previously the record for the most liked post on Instagram was held by Kylie Jenner – 18m likes on the picture of her baby. Now that record has been crushed by an egg.  Check the eggs profile here – World_Record_Egg

The Egg is verified with about 7.4M Followers and has 1 single post with about 47miliion likes and 2.7million comments

So this egg’s fans are called the #egggang and #eggsoldiers 😂😂😂😂 .

egg gang

 

Egg Gang Already Has Haters

Just when I thought I’ve seen it all. Take a look at this tweet

From my calculations the only Nigerian Celeb with a higher follower count than the egg is probably Davido.

On another note, this is kind of Sad. My IG account hasn’t even reached 20k. 😥😥

Please go to https://www.instagram.com/naijatechguy and hit that follow button. Maybe we’ll break our own record 😃. I’ll follow back , I promise.

One more thing, the name of the egg is Eugene,  Don’t forget to hit that share button 😋

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Whatsapp To Add Fingerprint Security In A Few Weeks

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Whatsapp To Add Fingerprint Security

Fingeprint security is finally coming to Whatsapp which means – no more snooping around on other people’s chats when the app isn’t open.

WhatsApp has been working round the clock to ensure you get the best out of it this year and while we expect to see lots of update in the future including the ads, the fingerprint security is almost here .



 

Whatsapp To Add Fingerprint Security
According to the WhatsApp beta update for Android, the company is said to be working on a new authentication feature which isn’t available globally yet as the feature is currently under development.

Once the Fingerprint feature is enabled , the app will be completely protected, so the you will need to authenticate your identity in order to open WhatsApp (from the app icon, from the notification or from external pickers).

It will protect the entire app, meaning you can’t use it to lock specific conversations for now.

The company is also rumored to be working on implementing Face ID and Touch ID for iOS. There will be a section in the app where users can enable the fingerprint authentication feature.

Availability

This feature is in an alpha stage of development and it will be available in a few weeks for Android users Marshmallow and above, and iOS users.

WhatsApp Audio Picker

WhatsApp is also working to improve the audio picker that will allow users to see the list of all available audio files stored in your phone. The user will be able to play the audio before sending it, and it is also possible to select more audio files to send!

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La Vida Port Harcourt Kicks Off Today

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La Vida Port Harcourt, also known as the festival of colors is an event that’s going to be held at Pleasure Park Port Harcourt, and it’s one of the most exciting events you wouldn’t want to miss.
La Vida Port Harcourt Kicks Off Today 3There’ll be games, fun filled events and lots of fun so if you’re within Port Harcourt and it’s environs you definitely shouldn’t miss this.La Vida Port Harcourt Kicks Off Today 4It’s just a few days to Christmas and it’s Weekend so come out and chill out with your friends and also meet new people.La Vida Port Harcourt Kicks Off Today 5
Endless fun awaits you. Dates – 22nd – 23rd December

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