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Would You Use an Invisible Shield on Your Phone?

I've experimented with urethane film before to keep my iPhone screen protected and no matter how hard I try (special tools, etc) I always seem to get bubbles between my phone and the plastic — talk about frustrating! After coming across the Invisible Shield booth at Macworld, I've decided to give it another shot. As you'll hear in the video below, this film was originally used to protect the edges of military helicopter blades, making it virtually scratch proof. Bubbles aside, you can't help but think this material would do an iPod or cell phone good. And best of all, if your Invisible Shield ever becomes scratched or otherwise damaged while protecting your device, they will replace it for free. Would you ever use something like this to protect your devices?

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enSue enSue 8 years
I've tried the typical plastic peel-and-stick screen shields from various local stores, but haven't had much luck in getting them to stay adhered for longer than a couple months (if that). And they always scratch so easily, obscuring visibility. I came across the Invisible Shield website several months ago and have been debating whether or not to try them. My iPod Video and digital camera really need the protection. I keep both in bulky portable cases and would love to trim down the bulk and added weight.Does anyone know how scratch resistant the Invisible Shield is after, say, a year of regular use?
enSue enSue 8 years
I've tried the typical plastic peel-and-stick screen shields from various local stores, but haven't had much luck in getting them to stay adhered for longer than a couple months (if that). And they always scratch so easily, obscuring visibility. I came across the Invisible Shield website several months ago and have been debating whether or not to try them. My iPod Video and digital camera really need the protection. I keep both in bulky portable cases and would love to trim down the bulk and added weight. Does anyone know how scratch resistant the Invisible Shield is after, say, a year of regular use?
orkhid orkhid 8 years
i have one for my ipod and its amazing! im sure i would use it for all my products just to have a little protection (and it helps me grip better). it's so thin/inconspicuous that i say, why not
orkhid orkhid 8 years
i have one for my ipod and its amazing!im sure i would use it for all my products just to have a little protection (and it helps me grip better).it's so thin/inconspicuous that i say, why not
x_juicyfruit x_juicyfruit 8 years
That's awesome. I'd definitely try it.
misogi misogi 8 years
Invisible Shields are expensive, but they definitely work, and they last long. :)
Segat1 Segat1 8 years
I've not had any problems with scratches on my iPhone. Why would I need one of these?
HistoryGeek913 HistoryGeek913 8 years
I use one of these (same company) on my ipod and for my camera LCD screen. They are fantastic, and nothing works as good as the invisible shield. It can be a bit tricky to get on right (it took me two trys to get the screen cover on the ipod bubble-less enough for my liking), but once it's on right it really is invisible. So, I don't have an iphone, but if I did, you can be sure that I would buy an invisible shield to protect it. Great product.
nancita nancita 8 years
I would totally use this, and not just because "invisible shield" sounds all superhero-like.
elme elme 8 years
I've had one on my ipod for almost two years now, and it looks the same as the day I took it out of the box. It takes a little time to apply, but it's worth it.
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
i would probably give it a try. i have this fear of scratching my iPhone and it worries me. i always scratch my iPods so i know that it'll happen eventually
heineken67 heineken67 8 years
I have one on my iPod, and am thinking about getting one so my phone won't scratch. I like to use it as a mirror. :P
Babychloe Babychloe 8 years
I use these for my camera and my ipod. When you spend alot of money on your electronics, you want them to stay in good condition as long as possible.
BobMac BobMac 8 years
I've been using the Shields for many years now on all my phones and iPods. They are a little difficult to put on and perhaps a little expensive, but they work great.
trishcmc trishcmc 8 years
Genious! I'd definitely get one!
estrela estrela 8 years
I've been using this for a few months on my cell and video ipod and it's great. It doesn't add extra bulk to your device and it works!
gigill gigill 8 years
Seems a little anal to putting it on if you ask me.
Tinybubbles_21 Tinybubbles_21 8 years
Absolutely :)
Tinybubbles_21 Tinybubbles_21 8 years
Absolutely :)
pixelsugar pixelsugar 8 years
I had something similar on my iPhone and it really changed the sensitivity of the screen. Has anyone put one on theirs and noticed a difference?
lostemilie lostemilie 8 years
just if they get rid of the bubbles
shellle shellle 8 years
I have it for my ipod and cell phone and I absolutely love it! I have the LG chocolate cell phone, so similar to what digitaltrix said, I love the extra grip.Ultress- once taken off, the shield cannot be reapplied again, and yes it does peel off without leaving any residue.
shellle shellle 8 years
I have it for my ipod and cell phone and I absolutely love it! I have the LG chocolate cell phone, so similar to what digitaltrix said, I love the extra grip. Ultress- once taken off, the shield cannot be reapplied again, and yes it does peel off without leaving any residue.
Ultress Ultress 8 years
does this peel off without leaving any residue on the device? and can it be reapplied if you need to removed it (ie for battery replacement)?
digitaltrix digitaltrix 8 years
Already using it, feels very durable and even allows me to open my cell easier; It's a slider so the new matte feel of the screen provides needed traction.
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