Our review of the GoSwype antibacterial, microfiber cloths for keeping your phone, tablet and computer screens clean and germ-free.
Throughout the year we get all manner of books and products across our desks, some good, some bad, and some of no consequence. Sometimes, I think an item is going to fall into the latter category and I get a reminder that simple ideas are often good ones. GoSwypes fall into that category.
We received a nice package of GoSwypes with various designs from skulls to flowers, to pop culture tech designs. I gave out a few to various friends, from a 20 year old programmer to a 40 year old mom of two, a student, and an executive. Each GoSwype comes in a little sealable plastic sleeve, which originally seemed of no consequence, but which ended up being a nice way to store the cloth.
I've never worn a lot of makeup, and I no longer have little kids to make my phone sticky, but I do go to a lot of business mixers and meetings where friends and strangers may handle my phone or my ipad. With the flu season coming on, I thought I'd try out the GoSwype and see how it worked. I didn't think I'd see much of a change. Was I surprised! There was more grime on my screens than I expected. You can see a bit of it in the picture I took; those aren't shadows but rather the grime that came off my phone and tablet screens. Yuck!
|My GoSwype in my computer sleeve|
The manufacturer claims that these little wipes clean off up to 98% of germs and grime and from the look of things, it definitely cleaned up a lot of yuck off of my gear. So, they have a convert... actually they have a few. Apparently everyone I handed one of these GoSwypes to has decided to hang onto it. Mine is tucked handily into my computer sleeve. At only $1.99 at retail, GoSwypes may also make a nice stocking stuffer for the holiday season.
GoSwypes gets a surprising and delighted well done by me for a well put together product with appropriate packaging, and simple, but well done design. Good job guys!