“Apple has banned protective screen film from its retail and online stores, iLounge has confirmed with several separate companies, a policy that will affect both cases and individual film packages beginning in May,” Charles Starrett reports for iLounge.
“According to sources, the ban will impact all forms of screen film, including completely clear film, anti-glare film, and mirrored film, regardless of whether the purpose of the film is protective, decorative, or both,” Starrett reports. “It will also prevent sales of film for iPods, iPhones, iPads, and Mac computers.”
Starrett reports, “One vendor speculated that the ban is an Apple marketing attempt to suggest screen durability…”
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MacDailyNews Take: Could Apple’s move to oleophobic touchscreens that started with iPhone 3GS have something to do with this?