What makes this screen shield different from the rest? It’s manufactured to prevent fingerprints, hence the oleophobic in the name. TheHiShop’s Oleophobic Protective Screen is a protective shield for the iPod Touch 4th generation that claims to protect against smudges better than other films and provide the best screen definition.
The mother of a child in Cincinnati is suing Apple and the 10 employees that sold her an iPod Touch for her son after the device allegedly exploded in his pants pocket while he sat in school, burning through his cloths and inflicting some serious burns. The mother is seeking $75,000 in compensatory damages and $75,000 in punitive damages and attorney fees.
It's been a while since we've heard about a serious safety hazard posed by an iPhone malfunction, but another was recently reported. Tim Colbourne had the misfortune to have his iPhone burst into flames after leaving it plugged into his computer to charge. The exact cause of the malfunction is still unknown.