The Naked Scientists

The Naked Scientists Forum

Author Topic: bullet-proof smartphone app ...  (Read 1757 times)

Offline RD

  • Neilep Level Member
  • ******
  • Posts: 8130
  • Thanked: 53 times
    • View Profile
bullet-proof smartphone app ...
« on: 30/10/2013 12:05:51 »
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2478572/Saved-cell-phone-Store-clerk-unhurt-robber-shot-abdomen-smartphone-took-bullet.html

Maybe there should be a new rating system for smartphones indicating what calibre of bullet it can withstand. :)
« Last Edit: 30/10/2013 12:36:48 by RD »


 

Offline CliffordK

  • Neilep Level Member
  • ******
  • Posts: 6321
  • Thanked: 3 times
  • Site Moderator
    • View Profile
Re: bullet-proof smartphone app ...
« Reply #1 on: 30/10/2013 21:29:26 »
Unfortunately dialing 911 Emergency may have been thwarted by the malfunctioning phone.
 

Offline RD

  • Neilep Level Member
  • ******
  • Posts: 8130
  • Thanked: 53 times
    • View Profile
Re: bullet-proof smartphone app ...
« Reply #2 on: 30/10/2013 21:32:56 »
The manufacturer's warranty has certainly been voided :)
 

Offline CliffordK

  • Neilep Level Member
  • ******
  • Posts: 6321
  • Thanked: 3 times
  • Site Moderator
    • View Profile
Re: bullet-proof smartphone app ...
« Reply #3 on: 31/10/2013 00:33:52 »
The manufacturer's warranty has certainly been voided :)
Yes,
He should have bought the "SELF-HEALING" that is linked to within that article.  Then would it be "covered"?
 

Offline bizerl

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 279
    • View Profile
Re: bullet-proof smartphone app ...
« Reply #4 on: 31/10/2013 02:27:46 »
I wonder if he'd been viewing a bible app at the time?  ;D
 

Offline demografx

  • Neilep Level Member
  • ******
  • Posts: 8196
  • Thanked: 3 times
    • View Profile
Re: bullet-proof smartphone app ...
« Reply #5 on: 03/12/2013 04:21:15 »
That theory is full of holes.
 

Offline Don_1

  • Neilep Level Member
  • ******
  • Posts: 6890
  • Thanked: 7 times
  • A stupid comment for every occasion.
    • View Profile
    • Knight Light Haulage
Re: bullet-proof smartphone app ...
« Reply #6 on: 03/12/2013 10:49:02 »
That theory is full of holes.

Might have guessed this story would trigger a pun or two, especially with members of Demo's calibre.
 

The Naked Scientists Forum

Re: bullet-proof smartphone app ...
« Reply #6 on: 03/12/2013 10:49:02 »

 

SMF 2.0.10 | SMF © 2015, Simple Machines
SMFAds for Free Forums