8 Ways to Keep Your Screens Looking Brand New

Kenneth Rosen
8 Ways to Keep Your Screens Looking Brand New
1. Toddy Gear Smart Cloths

1. Toddy Gear Smart Cloths

Toddy Gear brings coutre to screen cleaning with its line of Smart Cloths. Elegantly designed with dual-sided 100% microfiber cleaning surfaces, these are more than just cleaning tools -- they're a fashion statement. $14.99 Cleaning Pro Tip: Press gently when cleaning screens, LCD monitors in particular, because too much pressure can damage pixels or cause them to burn out faster than normal.

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Holding your shiny new device in your hand -- the one you've been cooing over since its release date was announced before the holidays -- you're giddy with excitement. All your shiny new toys have plastic factory screen protectors that you'll soon discard, but no matter -- you just can't help but slide and swipe your fingers across your screens.

Those protectors had some merit when it came to keeping your shiny new screen clean. Over time and with use, grease and dust will accumulate and smudge across your screen. The screens of yesteryears were made of glass and could be easily cleaned with water or other household products. Today, device screen are likely LCD or Plasma and require more care than older CRT monitors did.

Relax though, no need to worry. There are ways to keep your screens looking shiny and new, like it just came out of the box.

Click through the gallery above for some tips and helpful products to keep your devices spic and span. Let us know your secret techniques for clean screens in the comments.

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This story originally published on Mashable here.