How to Get Your Friends to Stop Smudging Up Your Precious Screens

Source: YouTube
Source: YouTube

Hold your phone in the right light and you'll see all the grimy fingerprint smudges on your beautiful black screen (this is also a great way for someone to steal your passcode). Same goes for your computer — put it to sleep and you'll be able to soak in the streaks of fingerprint trails.

There is now a way to prevent unnecessary touching. 

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A user on Reddit posted a program that makes your computer shout "Don't touch my screen, bro" whenever someone touches your screen. This is a not-so-gentle reminder to your friends who have a habit of leaving fingerprints behind. 

Source: YouTube

The code is for Linux, meaning if you have an Apple product, you're going to have to jailbreak your device to install the operating system

See it in action:

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