'Touch Thru' case works with iPhone screen

Ivyskins' Xylo claims to send ultrasonic waves from fingertips.

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If you've run out of OCD meds and can't use your iPhone because the fingerprint smudges are more than you can bear, don't throw it (or yourself) off the bridge just yet.

Ivyskin's "Xylo Touch Thru (T2)" hard-shell polycarbonate case may not banish all greasy prints, but it will at least keep them from the iPhone's screen surface, according to Dvice. That's because the case covers the display as well as the body of the phone, using "Surface Xylo Wave" technology that claims to send ultrasonic signals from your fingers through a clear shield.

Or you can get some " iPhone Fingers " and risk being mistaken for a cyborg.

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