iPhone Crystal Screen Protectors

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  1. verbal

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    Anyone use these? I'm happy with mine. But I didn't put mine on perfectly so I'm thinking about reapplying it. Sucks having an OCD. :)

    When you remove it do you have to use a new one or can they be reused?
     
  2. TheWeasel

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    I started off with a crystal clear one I got for like $6 along with a plastic case. It worked well and didn't get scratched.

    Then I went to an invisibleSHIELD which is didn't like and returned (still waiting on the check now for several weeks). The invisibleSHIELD had vertical streaks and it was bumpy which made it hard to do slides across the screen. The screen sticker was also a bit too small to cover the entire screen.

    Now I have a BodyGuardz and I'm very happy with it. It included 2 full skins for the iPhone in the package (keep one for later or share one with a friend). It covers the entire screen perfectly and it invisible. The back side cover is much better then the invisibleSHEILD as it doesn't require you to apply a bunch of tiny little stickers to cover everything. It even worked well applied over a Gelaskin I had on the phone already.
     
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  4. verbal

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    I'm currently using the crystal clear antiglare with the Agent18 eco. I like the combo. Only think I don't like is having to remove the bottom part of the case to dock.

    How are those applied and removed?

    Edit: After reading how it's applied-- fuck that. I'm way too anal about it and one bubble would bug me forever. Put something wet on my iPhone? Noway. And I can't be without my phone for 24-48 hours.
     
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  5. TheWeasel

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    With the invisibleSHEILD and BodyGuardz they provide a spray to put on that allows you to move the protector around to get it in place. Then you use the provided squeegee tool to get the bubbles out. Just like they promised, the couple little bubbles I couldn't get out were gone in a matter of days. I don't know about the 24 hour thing. invisibleSHEILD recommended going 24 hours before using your phone again. I went about 4-6 which was more then enough from what I found. If anything you can get a refurb prepaid phone from AT&T for $10 shipped and throw your SIM in there for a day (that's what I did when I put the invisibleSHEILD on).
     
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    i has the power support anti-glare film. No more paw prints
     
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    i have that one too but its started to get smudged and peel up after about 3 months :hs:
     
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    Never heard of this, Where is a good place to order from? same price everywhere?
     
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    i had an invisibleshield on my original iphone and it was pretty good (what i have on my ipod classic too)

    i decided to go with bodyguardz for my new iphone and i'm just waiting to see how it turned out.
    got it off ebay for $18 (both included)
     
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    wet-application is WAY easier to do without bubbles than any dry adhesive.

    and it's not like dumping your phone in a bucket; when I did my ipod I just used a spray bottle to mist water on the film; when you squeegee it on, a few DROPS of water squish out of the edges; soak em up with a paper towel and you're good. If your iphone can't take that much water exposure I hope it doesn't rain much where you are.
     
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    the 24+ waiting period is just for the water to dry, water doesn't damage electronics, running a current through something wet does though.
     
  13. TheWeasel

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    You use to be able to get invisibleSHIELDs for just $12.95 by going to this link but it appears to have expired. May want to sign up to get notified of other discounts but it seems stupid to wait to protect your device just to save a couple bucks.

    http://www.invisibleshield.com/eventdiscount
     
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    Same, I have one of these with a suede jacket and it gets the job done.
     
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    apple store. yeah like 15 bucks for 2
     
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    Stopped by the Apple store tonight and picked some up! Nice no more smudge marks and the Anti-Glare is awesome.
     
  19. verbal

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    I'm still wondering if you remove it if the same one can be reapplied or if you need to use a new one.
     
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    it can be removed with no residue, but it needs a new one.
     
  21. verbal

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    I know they're static, but I figured they couldn't be reapplied.
     
  22. TheWeasel

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    Some can be reapplied if you're careful when removing them.
     
  23. Capo Di Tutti

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    i've got the power support anti-glare screen protector and bse for the back. Best combo imo.
     
  24. hellodon

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    Anti Glare Filmset is an awesome protector. I got mine on pretty good and peeled it up to get a tiny piece of hair out and it went back on and stayed fine. I'm surprised that they stay on so well.
     

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