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Given the strength and scratch resistance of Gorilla Glass, are cases of value for iPhones?

Do I need a protective case for my iPhone 5? This is my first smart phone. I thought one of the advantages of a modern smart phone was the Gorilla Glass and the small size and weight. It seems to me ...
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Weird screen fault

My iPhone 5 has recently developed a screen fault: a line going from the bottom left to the top right with other lines and / or a mold-like pattern (the photos don't exactly convey the full effect). ...
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How is Apple repairing iPhone 5 with damaged glass at the genius bar?

iMore reported back in September that Apple retail stores would soon gain the capability to replace the glass in front of the screen in the store. Has anyone had a repair quoted or performed for an ...
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iPhone 5 screen coating

Does the iPhone 5 have an oleophobic (fingerprint-resistant) coating? I searched but could only find info on the 3GS. This is my first iPhone, and it seems to smudge very easily. I do tend to have ...