Patent Reveals Possible Reason For Apple's Ban On Screen Protecting Films

Remember Apple's peculiar ban on screen protecting film products in its stores? A recently discovered patent for retardation films which would reduce distortion when you're viewing displays in sunlight or through polarised sunglasses might be the reason.

In theory such a film's effectiveness might be hindered by screen protecting products and might explain Apple's motivation for banning them from its online and retail outlets. [Free Patents Online]

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