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While self-baking iPhone 3GSs turned out not to be cause for alarm, a new issue with the 3GS is being reported by multiple users that might be a little harder to explain away. User Samasas Traum says the oleophobic coating on his iPhone's screen has started to wear off of the device, due to his frequent playing of Flick Fishing [$0.99 | App Store].
You know that cool new oleophobic screen coating on the 3GS that makes it so fingerprints and smudges don't show up as much? Well, as great as that may be, it also makes it highly scratchable. Users on the MacRumors forums have already reported the mysterious appearance of tiny scratches on their screens after just having the devices for a few days despite the normal scratch culprits like keys and coins.
So we know the iPhone's screen is oleophobic, which we're pretty sure means it won't get all greasy-looking from the oil from your fingers and face (and potato chips). None other than science-man Bill Nye explains what exactly is going on in a guest piece for Gizmodo. Apparently it involves taking an organic compound and bonding it to the screen using... well, science.