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[* black] We've said it before and we'll say it again: Apple is all about the little things. The color of the Pentalobe screws at the bottom of the case match the color of the case. Oh, Apple.
[* black] It seems the iPhone display assembly has toughened up a bit since we last [guide|29213|met|new_window=true]. It now features four adhesive strips lining the perimeter of the phone.
[* black] Still, this strong adhesive is no match for our handy-dandy [product|IF145-243|iSclack|new_window=true].
[* icon_note] Talk about the little things—it seems even the adhesive strip is [https://d3nevzfk7ii3be.cloudfront.net/igi/jXLMdskS6BPBZ2FQ|color-matched to the display|new_window=true]: white for white, and black for black.
[* black] iPhone displays of yore weren't exactly in danger of falling out of the phone, so why the need for adhesive—or could this be a waterproof gasket?