PSA: Smoking is so bad it voids your computer warranty

Heads up, schmokers: Lighting up near your computer is heresy enough that Apple says it voids your warranty should you need to bring a smoke-exposed computer in for repair.

Specifically, in at least two instances in different parts of the country, Apple has voided the warranty and refused to provide repair service on Macintosh computers exposed to environments where cigarette smoke has been present. Calling cigarette smoke residue (tar and whatnot) inside a computer a health risk and a "biohazard," in both cases Apple customers have been denied service despite having time left on a valid warranty.

Read full article here: http://tech.yahoo.com/blogs/null/156203

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What if you smoke in your car and your iPhone gets stinky?

What if you say the smoke is from pot? will they accept the warranty then?

"If a technician doesn't like cigarette smoke and your computer smells a bit smoky, it probably won't get serviced.
I can understand the policy here, but Apple's failure to mention this issue in its warranty materials is out of line."

so where is the "smokers, boycott Apple" facebook page?

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