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What's the best kind of screen protector for gaming?

08-27-2010, 11:25 PM
#1
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What's the best kind of screen protector for gaming?

What's the best kind of screen protector for gaming?

Do you like it better than the bare glass?
08-27-2010, 11:41 PM
#2
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I never had a screen protector that was better than bare glass, but I reccomend any screen protector except for ZAGG's because of their stickiness.

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08-27-2010, 11:52 PM
#3
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Quote:
Originally Posted by acrotran View Post
What's the best kind of screen protector for gaming?

Do you like it better than the bare glass?
Before it got all dented (don't rest it on top of your keys face down for extended periods of time), my InvisibleShield was better than bare glass. It brought some much-needed friction to the screen for more precision when playing games like Meteor Blitz.
08-28-2010, 12:28 AM
#4
Whatever you do, make sure to get a matte finish protector (I think most anti glare ones are matte), as your fingers will nicely slide across this kind (I prefer this kind to the bare screen). The other shiny kind is horrible... your fingers stick to the screen and its just a mess when you try to slide your fingers across it. I think I'm using iFrogz which I got from Best Buy.

Last edited by Foursaken_Media; 08-28-2010 at 12:30 AM.
08-28-2010, 12:36 AM
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Originally Posted by Foursaken_Media View Post
Whatever you do, make sure to get a matte finish protector (I think most anti glare ones are matte), as your fingers will nicely slide across this kind (I prefer this kind to the bare screen). The other shiny kind is horrible... your fingers stick to the screen and its just a mess when you try to slide your fingers across it. I think I'm using iFrogz which I got from Best Buy.
Yep, I unfortunately got a shiny one . Then my dad has to get a lovely matte finish for his iPhone and it is so smooth. In my opinion matte actually quickens the responsiveness of the screen.

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08-28-2010, 01:23 AM
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I don't remember what the screen protector I'm using is called but I remember butting at an AT&T store when I got my iPhone. The one I got is pretty nice there's no glare and somehow is not able to get fingerprints/oil on the screen if I find the box I'll add it to this post.
08-28-2010, 01:28 AM
#7
I switch off b/t DLO matte soft ones and I got a XtremeMac case with a clear, more "normal"/standard screen protector (for the bare glass feel). Right now i have the standard on. I like it

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08-28-2010, 02:00 AM
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Power support makes great protectors. I loved the one on my 3 Gs. Matte finish, very smooth, never stuck.

The iPhone 4 I have with bare glass and I like it. I have the matte protector form power support on my iPad and love it.

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08-28-2010, 02:09 AM
#9
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Originally Posted by sk8erdude50 View Post
I never had a screen protector that was better than bare glass, but I reccomend any screen protector except for ZAGG's because of their stickiness.
I have the Zagg InvisiShield on my iPhone 4 and it's not as sticky as people keep saying. I wouldn't even call it sticky, it's just got a slight more grip than the glass. And for gaming, I haven't had any issues.

Also a couple of things I like about the Zagg is, it's a lot more subtle than the average screen protectors I would put on my 3gs back when I had it. If you apply it correctly and let it dry for 24-48 hours, it doesn't budge and doesn't crease or bubble like the others. I hated having to replace crap films because of bubbles looking ghetto in the corners, or a small bubble getting trapped near the middle. It also doesn't affect the Retina display, everything is coming through crystal clear.

Last thing is the full body Zagg looks great with my free black Apple bumper. And I don't have to worry about scuffs on the edges from the bumper, Best Buy throws in the antennae Zagg strips for free.

If you want 50% off the full body, I might have a couple of codes left. Or you could just put your email into the weekly iPad contest at their site and they email you a 50% code to anything in the online store, so it comes out to like $12 something.

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08-28-2010, 03:42 AM
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I've tried the black matte ones and the shiny mirrored ones ( can't see crap in the sun with those BTW) but the other day I bought the casemate naked ( that's the name of it) at walmart and paid a ridiculous 25 bucks for it but I have to admit I love it. Not only does it encase the whole iPod where even shaking it there so no movement at all, but it has a built in screen protector that is slick for fast typing and movements, most anti-glare I've ever seen, responds better than just pure screen, easiest to clean and hardly leaves any fingerprints even after a long gaming session, and is built into the case so it can't bubble up or get caught on the edges and get wrinkled. It's a steep price but I have to say it's worth it. And with all the money I have tied up in this little thing, 25 bucks was nothing to protect the hundreds I have in it.

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Last edited by lacedolphin; 08-28-2010 at 03:46 AM.