True Hardness of A Tempered Glass Screen Protector

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Hardness for tempered glass is like strength for steel, clarity for glass, flexibility for plastics, or water resistance for rubber — it’s the biggest selling point for a tempered glass screen protector. That’s why a 9H callout is generally placed somewhere prominent on a package. It refers to Mohs hardness scale of minerals in a range from 1 to 10. On this scale, regular glass is placed at 5 and a diamond is at the [Continue reading...]

Apple Is Not Building a Car

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Recent rumors over Apple’s new automobile department have reached a fever pitch. However, although I think a lot of us would love to see Apple design a new car (or a new kitchen appliance, new TV, new anything that is starved for great design), the evidence simply is not there. What evidence is everyone pointing to? The largest piece of evidence, cited by major media outlets like Quartz and Bloomberg, is Apple’s recent poaching from [Continue reading...]

Why We Don’t Sell Tempered Glass Screen Protectors

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The competitive landscape for consumer electronic accessories moves quickly. Every time a new feature comes out, whether it is a new display or form factor, we have to pay attention. For the past year or so, the “next big thing” in screen protectors has been tempered glass. It has become a trend large enough to make any business eager to start selling it. We certainly are no different, and are not immune to industry hype. [Continue reading...]

5 Secrets of the Best Mall Kiosk Business Ideas

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Next time you’re in a mall, look around — those little carts you see everywhere can account for 10 percent of the entire mall’s sales. Over the years, this business model has continued to quietly and steadily rise. Not surprisingly, ecommerce has caught on fire and many retailers choose not to have large display floors any longer. Instead, they elect to occupy much smaller physical locations. Malls are also creatively responding to these changes. Once [Continue reading...]