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What? You thought "insane" only applied to the greatness of their products?

(Reuters) -...In line with its infamous philosophy of maintaining absolute control over its products, sources said U.S. Apple stores are replacing screws on iPhone 4s brought for servicing with tamper-proof screws to prevent anyone else from opening the device.

Kyle Wiens, chief executive of iFixit, a prominent Apple repair and parts supplier, said the purpose of the new screws is to keep people out of the iPhone and prevent them from replacing the battery. He said he noticed in November that screws were being switched.
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Craig Wiseman January 22nd, 2011 08:14:34 AM

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1) Just Apple being Apple: US Apple stores are replacing screws on iPhone 4s brought for servicing with tamper-proof screws to prevent anyone else from opening the device.
Timothy Briley 1/22/2011 12:26:07 PM

The apple philosophy is why I got a Galaxy S. I wanted a phone that I could switch out the sim card and battery when I wanted to, not when someone else said it was okay.


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