“Apple has made changes to its internal screening process pertaining to iPod liquid damage, a source told [us],” Zach Epstein reports for BGR.
“Apple builds a series of Liquid Contact Indicators (LCI) into its iPod line of devices. When these LCIs come in contact with moisture, they become activated,” Epstein reports. “Previously, the presence of an activated LCI within the headphone jack was cause enough for employees to state that an iPod may have been damaged by water or another liquid. Now, employees must first inspect the iPod for other signs of liquid damage before reaching that conclusion.”
Epstein reports, “It is currently not known if the new policy applies to iPhone models as well.”
Full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Lynn W.” for the heads up.]