How Scratch Resistant Is The Screen Of The New Ipad 3?

First of all, the screen is amazing.I've had the 1 and the 2.The screen looks bigger because it's so sharp.So i have the iphone4, and for over a year i have had no screen protection, and don't have any scratches.I am careful.Thinking about going without a screen protector on the new ipad, unless the glare becomes annoying.How scratch resistant is the screen? I worried a screen protector will diminish the quality of the screen.

Also, when i restored the new ipad from backup of my ipad2, the available storage changed.My ipad2 showed i had 12gb available, and my ipad3 after loaded up showed 16gb available.The thing that changed was the "other", that is shown in itunes.Does anyone know what the "other" is, and how to delete it?

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