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Subject: Re: Apple fires iPhone X engineer after idiot "LOOK @ME!" daughters
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On Tuesday, 7 November 2017 09:13:50 UTC, android  wrote:
> In article<0001HW.1FB18B9F0008C7F870000C23F2CF@news.giganews.com>,
>  Savageduck <savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}me.com> wrote:
> 
> > On Nov 6, 2017, android wrote
> > (in article<here-E0ECBC.07151107112017@news.individual.net>):
> > 
> > > In article<071120170107575890%nospam@nospam.invalid>,
> > > nospam<nospam@nospam.invalid>  wrote:
> > >
> > > > In article<0001HW.1FB1759700039E0670000C23F2CF@news.giganews.com>,
> > > > Savageduck <savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}me.com>  wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > > I like the Youtube videos where they shoot iPhones with .50 caliber
> > > > > > rifles.
> > > > >
> > > > > A .50 BMG hitting any phone, iPhone or Android is without question, 
> > > > > going
> > > > > to
> > > > > destroy it.
> > > >
> > > > unless you have one of these:
> > > >
> > > > <https://newatlas.com/bulletproof-iphone-case-marudai/22195/>
> > > > The armored case features an inch of solid steel embedded in the
> > > > back, which is what gives the phone cover its bulletproof ability. To
> > > > attach the case, the phone has to literally be bolted in using an
> > > > Allen wrench. Marudai also claim that a bullet hitting one of the
> > > > bolts will still leave your iPhone undamaged. But while the back of
> > > > the case is solidly protected, the front screen is still completely
> > > > uncovered so the phone's touchscreen can still be used.
> > >
> > > make sure to keep the back side out then... wouldn't the b p west
> > > protect it?
> > 
> > Not from a .50 BMG, even if you had it behind a ceramic impact plate. Those 
> > are pretty good for protection against most .30 cal ammo.
> 
> Not much use for a phone if you're dead. I was thinking more of gear 
> protection in general. It, the phone could protect a tad if an assassin 
> is aiming at your temple though...
> -- 
> teleportation kills

You wouldn't be a very good assassin if you aimed at the phone.
That's one mistake Lee Harvey Oswald didn't make ;-)