Any ever used apples expensive/only cleaner they sell at the store for Mac? CLENS

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    You know what works best and does wonders? The simple eye glass cleaning cloth. That thing does wonders and is cheap and reusable.
     
  3. Chuck-Norris thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    true but sometimes you need some sort of liquid to get out oils and stuff that really sticks. a dry cloth wont always cut it
     
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    Trust me it does. Just a little moisture from your breathe does the trick with those cloths.
     
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    Water, a damp cloth and a dry cloth always works for me. Always.
     
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    Apple also gives instructions on how to clean your Mac in the User Guides for the MBA, MBP and iMac:
    Also, you'll find plenty of suggestions by searching through the many existing threads on this topic, such as these:
     
  8. Chuck-Norris thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    my question was if anyone used this CLens stuff, not how to clean your mac LOL
     
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    My point is even Apple shows you how to clean without using expensive cleaners. They're not necessary.
     
  10. Chuck-Norris thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Yet apples sells this AND the geniuses use this in even biger bottles as wel
     
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    I understand. Just because Apple sells something doesn't mean it's always recommended. If you want to use them, that's up to you, but no cleaning solutions are necessary to keep a Mac clean.
     
  12. Chuck-Norris thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    then why do geniuses use them if there not necessary as i already stated
     
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    Marketing tool. They get you every time to spend more money from Apple. Those with half a brain understands this, and will use the more thrifty method...Which works :D
     
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    When will people realize Apple is a business to sell products at a profit and is not your buddy? They use it because they sell it, the sell it because they made money from it.

    It may work but it's not required. This is not unique to Apple btw.
     
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    It's a business and they need a standardized way to clean devices company wide. I don't think letting customers see their employees use tap water or spit to clean products is a good idea.
     
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    Perhaps someone is taking the title "Genius" too literally? ;) Is there another "But why" in our future? :D

    I use these for cleaning my displays as well as the rest of the laptop/keyboard.

    http://www.amazon.com/health-personal-care/dp/B0030E4UIQ
     
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    I use the same. 3 aluminum ACDs and they do get cleaned maybe once every 6 months. If that. I bought the kit in 2004 when I bought my PowerBook, which needed more cleaning.

    I want to say Clens is the same or similar.
     
  19. Lunfai macrumors 65816

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    Yes, this too. For someone who uses it every month or so, my bottle will easily last around five years use or even more. Sure it's expensive... but it lasts forever.
     
  20. jcpb macrumors 6502a

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    Chuck Norris only needs to stare grimly at the laptop, and the laptop automatically cleans its display for him.
     
  21. magbarn macrumors 68000

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    Distilled water and a microfiber cloth is all you need. Love distilled water as it leaves no spots.
     
  22. Voodoofreak macrumors regular

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    I've been using the small cloths that came with my iPhone/iPad. I clean it regularly so smudges are easy to come off.
     
  23. Chuck-Norris thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    bottled water same thing? no spots?
     
  24. magbarn macrumors 68000

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    Regular bottled water will plenty of spots due to the dissolved minerals.
     
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