Apple iPhone 5s saves man from metal bar-induced death

“An anonymous Muscovite can thank his handset for helping him remain alive following a horrific accident involving a mini-bus,” iPhone Arena reports.

“The iPhone 5s was nestled in the side pocket of its owner’s jacket when the accident resulted in a metal bar getting jammed into his side,” iPhone Arena reports. “Luckily for him, the iPhone 5s was there to take the brunt of the impact which probably saved his life.”

This Apple iPhone 5s saved its owner's life by taking the brunt of an impact fro a metal bar.
This Apple iPhone 5s saved its owner’s life by taking the brunt of an impact fro a metal bar.

Full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: Another iPhone lifesaver!

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “JWW” and “Dan K.” for the heads up.]

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17 Comments

    1. No, it’s a crumple zone like automobiles have. And since the iPhone is a “mobile” and it “auto”-mates a lot of stuff…..well the crumple zone just had to be added.

    1. It’s called SpideySense The App. It works with your Apple Watch! It gives you a vibrating warning seconds before danger strikes. It’s up to you to leap out of the way though. Being able to leap WAY out of the way is required for full effectiveness.

      1. The way things are going, something like that really doesn’t sound that far-fetched – you may be on to something.

        Remember that video of the woman in the mall, on her phone, walking into the fountain? Might have saved her.

        (“Danger, Danger! Will Robinson!)

    2. If an iPhone app knows a women’s state of health and receptivity, how broad is the definition “deadly projectiles”? Perhaps the Watch could display “Duck” and “Cover”?
      😉

  1. Apple iPhones have actually saved lives. That’s the sort of advertising that’s worth millions because I guarantee you that the people that have been benefitted are going to tell a friend. And so on, and so on.

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