From: Tony Cooper <tonycooper214@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: Apple fires iPhone X engineer after idiot "LOOK @ME!" daughter's hands-on video goes viral
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From: Tony Cooper <tonycooper214@gmail.com>
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Subject: Re: Apple fires iPhone X engineer after idiot "LOOK @ME!" daughters hands-on video goes viral
Date: Tue, 07 Nov 2017 13:06:32 -0500
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On Tue, 07 Nov 2017 07:44:38 -0800, Savageduck
<savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}me.com> wrote:

>On Nov 7, 2017, nospam wrote
>(in article<071120170952022218%nospam@nospam.invalid>):
>
>> In article<0001HW.1FB18B000008A2B170000C23F2CF@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.
>> >
>> > The first question is; why would anybody carry a 4.5 Lb phone?
>>
>> to protect against bullets. obviously.
>
>Other than in a tactical situation, I just never thought of a phone of any 
>type, as a primary target for a shooter using any caliber weapon.
>>
>> and it wasn't all that long ago when phones weighed more than that, and
>> without being able to stop a bullet:
>> <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motorola_Bag_Phone>
>
>Yup! My old Nokia brick wasn