This week, “NASA’s unmanned Antares rocket exploded at launch above Wallops Island, Virginia, on route to dropping off supplies at the International Space Station,” John Brownlee reports for Cult of Mac. “”

“A lesser casualty of that explosion? One rocket watcher’s iPad,” Brownlee reports. “It seemed like he was out of luck. However, after being prompted by his fellow Redditors to try bringing the iPad into the Genius bar to tell them ‘it landed in a swap because a spaceship exploded,’ [the iPad owner] found himself rewarded for his good faith.”

I just went to the Genius Bar and explained what happened. He called out the manager and the manager said ‘I think we’ve officially seen it all’ she then offered a free replacement but on 16GB instead of 64 which I had (not complaining). This is why I can’t leave Apple… It’s not a refurb either.

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