Apple is no different than any other company
Originally Posted by tchaten
To say that "Apple is awesome" is a far stretch of the imagination, and, quite frankly, not appropriate to this forum, and even moreso, inappropriate for this thread.
Every device has a water strip inside of them. If the strip is a different colour, then it cannot be replaced due to water damage. Anything else, and it can be covered.
BOTTOM LINE: Read and understand your warranty. Apple, or any other company, may not be 'AWESOME', they are most likely just doing what they are contracted to do