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    News - Amazon CEO secures patent for his smartphone airbag system

    Impact damage protection system may also employ gas jets and mechanical springs.
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    Re: News - Amazon CEO secures patent for his smartphone airbag system

    I'm happy sticking with my mobile insurance and not being a total moron for now, thank you very much!

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    Re: News - Amazon CEO secures patent for his smartphone airbag system

    Jeff has obviously dropped his iPhone too many times.

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    Re: News - Amazon CEO secures patent for his smartphone airbag system

    It's a bit early for Aprils Fools nah?

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    Re: News - Amazon CEO secures patent for his smartphone airbag system

    I can't imagine this being cheap to add, and you'd have to get it re-done every time you dropped it anyway, probably costing a small fortune. Simple thing is, don't walk around with it so much that you are likely to drop it due to bumping into something because of not paying attention. Plus don't get such a stupidly expensive phone in the first place.

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    Re: News - Amazon CEO secures patent for his smartphone airbag system

    Get a case??


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    Quote Originally Posted by CAT-THE-FIFTH View Post
    Get a case??
    This is the normal persons answer to protecting a phone.

    Only a nugget would come up with an air bag for a phone.

    Mind you, if it were an apple idea, it would be called the ibag. ( copyright to me )
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    Re: News - Amazon CEO secures patent for his smartphone airbag system

    Quote Originally Posted by deejayburnout View Post
    This is the normal persons answer to protecting a phone.

    Only a nugget would come up with an air bag for a phone.

    Mind you, if it were an apple idea, it would be called the ibag. ( copyright to me )
    and it would a revolution - I can see it now "Apple invents first airbag"
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    Re: News - Amazon CEO secures patent for his smartphone airbag system

    Quote Originally Posted by deejayburnout View Post
    Mind you, if it were an apple idea, it would be called the ibag. ( copyright to me )
    It would suit Apple very well,as it would be full of hot air.


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    Re: News - Amazon CEO secures patent for his smartphone airbag system

    Could we use this as an emergency steam ironing device? Also, this potentially puts a "new spin" to dangers of bungee jumping and a risk of a heartburn on failed CEO suicide attempts... should make for some funny health & safety warning notices reading

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    Re: News - Amazon CEO secures patent for his smartphone airbag system

    Quote Originally Posted by cat-the-fifth View Post
    it would suit apple very well,as it would be full of hot air.

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    Re: News - Amazon CEO secures patent for his smartphone airbag system

    Stupidest thing I've seen in a long time - especially the 'springs' one. Most people I know who've smashed their phones have done so by dropping it on a corner - almost never does the phone land flat on its back.
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    Re: News - Amazon CEO secures patent for his smartphone airbag system

    Quote Originally Posted by CAT-THE-FIFTH View Post
    Get a case??
    Yeah, I think investing on a case would be cheaper as putting that technology inside the phone will only just increase if not already over priced phones.

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