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Discussion in 'iPad General Discussions' started by Ipadscot, Apr 11, 2012.

  1. Ipadscot

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    Stupidly wiped the screen with a paper towel as someone spilt wine on my iPad. I wondered how I could tell if damage had been caused to the screen.
     
  2. mikeos

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    I'd have done the same.
    If you're really worried make sure it's completely off and leave it in a bowl of dry rice in a warm place for at least a week.
    The dry rice helps any moisture escape.
    I did this with my phone after dropping it a puddle and it worked for me.
     
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    Not trying to be flippant, but probably by looking at it... :)

    The gorilla glass on these devices is pretty tough. A paper towel, even a rough one, is unlikely to scratch it unless there was also dirt / grit on the screen. Get yourself a good microfiber cloth and clean the screen well. If it passes inspection with your eyes, then it's fine. Dont fret!

    (I'm assuming you mean scratch damage, not liquid damage, given the way your post it worded)
     
  4. Ziggie

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    Unless I'm completely mistaken, ipads do not have gorilla glass. They are fairly scratch resistant though.

    Paper towels are never ideal for screen cleaning, but you aren't really going to harm the scream unless there was something on the paper towel or the screen to rub around and scratch it.
     
  5. NoNoBadDog

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    The new iPad (third gen) does indeed have Gorilla Glass.

    Sent from my iPad 3rd Gen using ipf
     
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    Any actual confirmation? Googling just comes up with a number of gorilla glass rumors for the new ipad.
     
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    The company Corning makes the glass for all iDevices. They are the ones that make Gorilla Glass but Apple does not advertise it as Gorilla Glass. It might be different (who knows) but it is the same company....
     
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    It is a paper towel it's not gonna scratch the glass screen....
     
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    I completely agree. I have always referred to it as gorilla glass, but neither Apple nor Corning will advertise it as such. Yet, as you say, Corning makes GG, and Apple uses Corning glass exclusively. There are plenty of examples of if displaying gorilla glass like properties, which is good enough for me ;)

    If it looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then you can be pretty sure its a duck... or a gorilla... ! ? ! ?
     
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    So, its still unconfirmed. I was actually curious whether or not either Apple or Corning had said something I missed. All I know is that its a fantastic and durable screen.
     

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