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Hands On: Corning’s New Antimicrobial Gorilla Glass Will Clean Your iPhone [CES 2014]


Corning Antimicrobial Gorilla Glass is here to help your iPhone pass the ick test.
Would your phone pass the ick test?
Photo: Cult of Mac

CES 2014 bug LAS VEGAS –Your iPhone is dirty. You know how we know? We subjected our intrepid reporter’s iPhone to Corning’s on-site contaminant test at CES in Vegas.

Corning is there, talking to Cult of Mac about its new Gorilla Glass, which will have a layer of ionic silver embedded in it. That will decrease the amount of bacteria on your iPhone screen while still being crazy-strong and scratch-resistant.

The result? It’s pretty gross.

As you can see in the video above, our iPhone holds the record for dirtiest iPhone screen at CES. We’re not sure if we’re good with this dubious honor, but we don’t hold back in finding out the real truth behind stuff here.

No word yet on when we can expect to see this antimicrobial material on retail iPhones, but it seems like a pretty great idea, especially with the test results embedded in our brains.