From: Savageduck <savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}me.com>
Subject: Re: Apple fires iPhone X engineer after idiot "LOOK @ME!" daughter's hands-on video goes viral
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On Nov 7, 2017, Ken Hart wrote
(in article <ottrc1$6e3$2@gioia.aioe.org>):

> On 11/07/2017 05:08 AM, Whisky-dave wrote:
> > 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...
> >
> > You wouldn't be a very good assassin if you aimed at the phone.
> > That's one mistake Lee Harvey Oswald didn't make ;-)
> I don't think Kennedy was using his cell phone at the time.

....and if he did have that particular armored phone, nobody told him he 
should hold it to the back of his head for the entire drive.

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Regards,
Savageduck