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Alongside the 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models released in October, Apple introduced an Apple-branded microfiber Polishing Cloth priced at $19, which, like many overpriced Apple products, quickly turned into a joke.

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The Polishing Cloth sold out within a day, and shipping estimates initially pushed into November as Apple fans didn't want to be the only one without a special Apple Polishing Cloth. Just days later, supplies of the Polishing Cloth were entirely exhausted and it became impossible to get one ahead of the holidays.

Since then, the Apple Cloth has been sold out, but as noted by 9to5Mac, it's now back in stock and ready to be delivered to customers within days. Polishing Cloths ordered today from the online Apple Store will deliver by the end of the week with free shipping.

There doesn't appear to be Polishing Cloth availability in Apple retail stores right now, but that could change in the coming days as supplies improve.

Apple's Polishing Cloth is made of a soft, nonabrasive material that Apple says can be used to clean any Apple display, including the Pro Display XDR with special nano-texture glass.

Article Link: Apple's Polishing Cloth is Finally Back in Stock
 

aesc80

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Serious question - anyone with a Peloton use these cloths? It's an amazing screen, but I get crazy scared of using any microfiber simply because I don't wanna scratch it. How good a job does it do from the Peloton screens? (Think I know that answer, just wanna be sure.)
 

Minxy

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I actually need a screen cloth and whilst the Apple one is tempting and I’m familiar with paying over the market rate for Apple products - come on!

Seriously, does anyone have any good alternatives that won’t scratch the screen or leave moisture marks?
 
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Nebulance

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I actually need a screen cloth and whilst the Apple one is tempting and I’m familiar with paying over the market rate for Apple products - come on!

Seriously, does anyone have any good alternatives that won’t scratch the screen or leave moisture marks?
I use the ones from iKlear to this day: https://www.amazon.com/iKlear-iK-MC...1641927628&sprefix=iklear+cloth,aps,67&sr=8-3

They're excellent, and I don't see any scratches or moisture marks. Been using it on MacBook Pros since 2012 or so, and doing just fine on iPad Pro, iPhone 13 Pro, etc.
 

Minxy

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If they’d offer t-shirts of that material… but would probably above $100… so, I’ll stick to my own cleaning methods…
Which is?

Don’t say spitting on the screen then wiping it with your sleeve as I tried that and it just leaves a big smudge, especially when you’ve just eaten rich food.
 

BigBlur

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I actually need a screen cloth and whilst the Apple one is tempting and I’m familiar with paying over the market rate for Apple products - come on!

Seriously, does anyone have any good alternatives that won’t scratch the screen or leave moisture marks?

I use WHOOSH!

 

jakebrosy

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<sigh> Now I can place my order. And I thought 2022 was going to be worse than 2021...
 
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Which is?

Don’t say spitting on the screen then wiping it with your sleeve as I tried that and it just leaves a big smudge, especially when you’ve just eaten rich food.
I shower with my AW on daily.
iPhone I use a microfiber cloth
MBA and iMac I use a lens cleaning solution from Zeiss, works great on $1000+ camera lenses for decades
 

Taz Mangus

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Serious question - anyone with a Peloton use these cloths? It's an amazing screen, but I get crazy scared of using any microfiber simply because I don't wanna scratch it. How good a job does it do from the Peloton screens? (Think I know that answer, just wanna be sure.)
It is the action of dust being pulled across the display that causes the scratches on the display. Maybe try using a damp microfiber cloth to clean the display. When in doubt ask Peleton what they recommend. Usually the owners manual will have a section on cleaning to unit.
 

BWhaler

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Serious question: any one actually buy one and use it? If so, how’s the experience?

I’d personally never buy one, but I’m curious. Maybe they are worth the price.
 
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