Do you hate the finger prints?

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  1. GoGators
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    I made an accidental but really cool discovery. Anyone heard of Goo Gone? Take a small amount on a paper towel and "clean" your screen. Then polish with a cloth, and voila, you can actually touch the screen without generating fingerprints all over it! Now when the phone sleeps, it shines!
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    interesting thanks for the tip will give it a shot.
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    Cool. I think i'd be scared though, ha. I put one of verizon's plastic screen protector things on it.. which while does work and does keep the prints down (and protect the screen somewhat) the thing has lasted about 6 days and it's already coming off.
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    Hmmm...wonder if Rainx would work the same. Thanks for the tip
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    Ok, I am going to test this theory, I just put RainX on my Droid's Naked screen. I will let you know how it holds up. Someone had to try it :p

    I wasn't to thrilled with the screen protectors either.
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    Rain-X. Good thought! When the Goo Gone wears off, maybe I'll try that. The fingerprings really look poor. I am always wiping the phone on my shirt.

    Edit: OK: Let's see Jim's result. You are the guinea pig!
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    Can anyone confirm this does no damage to the screen itself?
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    I do notice now, that when I wipe the screen off, it's so much slicker, and cleans really fast.
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    It's just glass, how much damage can it do. Well I will find out soon enough if it does or not :p
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    Goo Gone is nasty stuff...

    Rain-x on the other hand I will definitely try. I will try it over my screen protector as well.
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    Don't pour Goo Gone on the phone. I used about two drops on a small paper towel to get of some lame residue from the original phone sticky applique. Then wiped it with my glasses chamois. It has never looked better.
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    Sounds like a kickass idea... i use rainX on my truck constantly.... so i already got some!

    For those that actually like the idea of screen protectors... dont use that VERIZON $h!t...

    Pay a lil more for some quality and get Ghost Armour!!! You can get it at just about any Mall , or Best buy! I been using it on every touchscreen ive had... from the dare to the storm to the DROID... cant beat it!!
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    I am going to stick to the rain-x at first and see how it holds up.
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    crap and I just dipped it into a bowl of it.....

    no wonder it wouldn't turn on
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    Do they make Ghost Armour custom fit for the Droid or do you have to cut it?

    Currently have the cheap $$it from Verizon and it's already peeling off.
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    Why do these discussions diverge? Is this a Ghost Armor thread? What does that have to do with the topic? Too many advertisers on this forum perhaps.
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    its a CUSTOM fit ... for either just the screen, or the whole phone...
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    Droid nature?
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    RainX sounds good. I can't stand the fingerprints.

    Wonder if I can RainX the whole phone so water will just roll off of it. :) :) :) :)
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    why do people like you havta complain about posters instead of adding usefull info to the boards.
    Im not advertising im making an ALTERNATE suggestion (based on personal experience) on the TOPIC!!

    :work1:
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