The screw is apparently called a petalobular screw FoxNews.com - Apple 'User-Proofing' iPhones With Unremovable Screws, Sources Say
The non user servicable iPhone 4 was apparently to easy too get past yourself and was rudely cheating Apple of additional revenue. To this end they have pantented a new type of security screw. They will helpfully upgrade the original Apple cheating phillips screws if you take your phone into an Apple store for any reason. Its just that kind of concern for/about their users that really shows you what kind of company Apple really is.
The Case of Apple's Mystery Screw
The Case of Apple's Mystery Screw - Slashdot
New product for chinese makers then.
I have an iphone 4 and can't find a screw like that anywhere - either way not fussed as have the phone registered with my bank ( cover through my bank ) - need to get it replaced soon as the home button is playing up and some other issues
Apple must do a roaring trade in North Korea, what with being able to control every aspect of human life through their devices!
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