iPad Glass

When I visited GFW High School in January, the principal mentioned that although some iPads had been damaged, not a single unit experienced broken glass.  I believed him, but it seemed incredible.  9 to 5 Mac posted this video from ifixyouri featuring a glass strength test on the iPad 1 and iPad 2.  (Note: turn down your speakers)

Now I know why none of the iPads experienced broken glass.  The aluminum back and internal components are more fragile than the glass (Another note: I did develop a small scratch on the bottom of my iPad 1).

Here are some examples of how you can deliberately break the glass of an iPad (not recommended):


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