For a couple years I have been using a product that I originally found at an Apple Store, although they no longer carry it, or any cleaner now for that matter. It's called Whoosh! and it does a tremendous job of cleaning your screen, as well as disinfecting it. Here is the link for it at Amazon:
The other day I wiped my mbp with a microfibre cloth as I always have, and the antireflective coating suddenly started smearing right off. Looked on the forums and apparently it's happened to a number of people.
Now I'm kinda paranoid and don't know what the heck to do to wipe off screens, as the prescribed method has already made a mess of one device.
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That's a recognised manufacturing defect, take it to an Apple Store and they'll change the whole display and lip section for you.
Personally on my iPad Pro I like to use fine grain sand paper, really clears out all the bits and bobs.
(Disclaimer: this is a joke and not something you should ever try)
I might be screwed because I didn't get AppleCare and I'm past the 1 year mark, but yeah I'm going to have it checked out just the same. Never had an issue on anything else, but the iPad Pro seems to feature a more aggressive anti reflective coating similar to the rmbp hence my concern. At very least it's probably motivation to purchase some AppleCare for the iPP
Regardless of the status / lack of AppleCare, they'll replace it. There is a forum thread on here with all the info, search MacBook Pro Retina staingate and you'll get loads of conversations on it.
They'll replace it without batting an eye lid, even out of warranty.
And here I thought glass was one of the few materials that can safely hold sulfuric acid.
Glass?? But isn't the iPad screen made of gorillas? I'm sure I read that somewhere, they're not so resilient as glass
Haha, I do remember something about that from Chemistry in High School.
Still, I'm sure it'd do a good job on those pesky oliophobic and anti-reflection layers.
Who needs them!?