CultofMac reports that Apple is suspending the sales of slide-on cases for iPhone 4 in its retail stores due to particles becoming stuck in the cases and causing scratches (OK) and breakage (wha?!).  The issue was first reported by Ryan Block of GDGT a few months ago which was self-dubbed ‘Glassgate.’

The idea is that repeated scratchings could weaken the glass to the point where the glass shatters when even a small amount of pressure is exerted.

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