Think Those Pricey Glass Screen Protectors Are a Ripoff? Think Again

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Numerous companies now offer tempered glass screen protectors to protect your smartphone or tablet; they’re quite pricey — some may think too pricey. If you are one of them, you may want to reconsider your conclusions after I share my experience. You see, as I went to grab a jacket yesterday afternoon I dropped my iPhone. I NEVER do that …

I picked my phone up and was hoping beyond hope that it was okay. It wasn’t.

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My heart sunk. My brand new iPhone 5S was shot. Ouch.

Then I remembered I had put a glass screen protector on it. I went to peel it off, hoping beyond hope that it was just the protection that had broken.

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It was. Better still, the phone was just fine.

So while the screen protector was pricey, it was way less expensive than a new screen. And that doesn’t take into account the inconvenience and time-suck I avoided by not having to deal with getting my phone fixed. When it comes to tempered glass screen protection…


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About the Author

Dan Cohen
Having a father who was heavily involved in early laser and fiber-optical research, Dan grew up surrounded by technology and gadgets. Dan’s father brought home one of the very first video games when he was young and Dan remembers seeing a “pre-release” touchtone phone. (When he asked his father what the “#” and “*” buttons were his dad said, “Some day, far in the future, we’ll have some use for them.”) Technology seemed to be in Dan’s blood but at some point he took a different path and ended up in the clergy. His passion for technology and gadgets never left him. Dan is married to Raina Goldberg who is also an avid user of Apple products. They live in New Jersey with their golden doodle Nava.