Published on April 1st, 2019 | by Emergent Enterprise0
Google Files App Can Actually Clean your Phone’s Screen
There is always a kernel of truth to a good April Fool’s bit. This is seen in the faux Google Files screen cleaner feature that Stan Schroeder shares at Mashable. The truth is we could all benefit from some sort of actual screen cleaner to put up with the abuse our phones tolerate day to day. Next we could use an app that suspends the phone in mid-air after we drop it. Get to work, Google!
Google’s Files app is pretty good for getting rid of those unnecessary files that pile up on your phone over time.
Now, however, Google says the app goes one step further and cleans the actual surface of your screen.
How’s that possible, you ask? Well, Google says it’s using “geometric dirt models” and “haptic micromovement generator” to remove dirt from the screen. And after the screen has been cleaned, Google once again uses haptic technology to form a “long-lasting” dirt shield around the phone. Remember how Superman can just burrow through matter without touching it when moving at super-fast speeds? This is similar. I think.