Jarrod McKinney was “just absolutely shocked” when he found out his Apple iPhone 4 survived a fall from his pocket while he was skydiving from 13,500 feet.
CNN reports, “He found the gadget, its glass surfaces shattered, on top of a building about a half-mile away from where he landed with his parachute.”
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“Joe Johnson, a skydiving instructor, said he and a few friends watched from the ground below the two-story building as McKinney raised the phone above his head in triumph after he located it using a GPS tracking app,” CNN reports. “Just to be funny, Johnson decided to call the busted phone.
“He didn’t expect the call to go through. But it did,” CNN reports. “McKinney felt the phone vibrate and started laughing. ‘They were all like, ‘It works! It works!” he said of his friends watching his rooftop search from the bottom of the building.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Ringtone? Tom Petty’s Free Fallin’, right?
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Edward W.” for the heads up.]