It all stems from Apples desire to maintain a lockdown on what people can do with their items.
They don't want people to be able to change memory chips, or add hard drives, or make any change that will bring about a loss in revenue.
It also makes people much more "needy" when it comes to Apple products.
they think that because it's seemingly so problematic, there must be something real good behind it.
It's become so attractive, that even Huawei are starting to put out high end phones that can't be opened anymore and need a service center for anything.
Mike Glassman, CISSP