Tagged With screen protectors


Plastic screen films, tempered glass, privacy covers, anti-glare screens -- no matter how high or low tech, screen protectors are generally seen as a must-have for anyone who's just sunk $1000-plus into a shiny new smartphone. While clear plastic screen protectors are a dime a dozen, it turns out that overprotective phone owners are increasingly turning to the pricier, but safer, options on the market.


Toray Advanced Film Co Ltd (mouthful!) has developed a new self-healing film that protect the glass screens on our phones, tablets and computers. The film can repair itself in just 10 seconds at room temperature, and while it won't withstand the incision of a knife, it is very durable against the dings and bangs incurred as we tote our gadgets around in everyday life.


Lift and restick. Lift and restick. You've been trying to get that screen protector on for over an hour now only to be repeatedly foiled by an errant speck of dust or pernicious air bubble. Bugger that. This new roll-on cover promises to apply it right, the first time.


Screen protectors are fine for those who want to keep their displays in tip-top shape, but using this chapstick-style applicator seems... ill-advised. The people behind "Nu-Screen" promise a "shiny appearance", a "richer" display and "natural ingredients!" But what is it?