'Black boxes' for future iPhones

2019-03-08 08:07:07

TAMPERING customers and accessory makers alike are testing the patience of iPod and iPhone maker Apple – so it is inventing its way around the problem. In a patent filed on 6 August, Apple reveals that it aims to thwart iPod and iPhone users who cause damage to their gadgets and then claim new ones under warranty (tinyurl.com/ll2hlr). “Consumer abuse includes exposing devices to liquids, extreme temperatures, excessive shock, and may also include tampering,