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QUICK! Edit your posts and remove the spoiler quote!

THE SUSPENSE IS THICK.

Yea! Just think of the children guys! Don't crush their hopes and dreams prematurely.
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That was an awesome review. Made my day haha.

After I posted that John Mcafee story (An awesome article by the way, go read it), I realized we had a lot of gun enthusiasts on OCN.

So I wanted to find something we as tech geeks and gun geeks would appreciate.

It's one of my favorite reviews. lachen.gif
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There are some days when I love Ars Technica. This is one of those days biggrin.gif
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I'm going to make an iPhone cover out of a three inch thick block of ballistic acrylic. Will weigh ten times as much as the phone, and make the touch screen totally unusable, but it will stop many 9mm rounds.
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QUICK! Edit your posts and remove the spoiler quote!

THE SUSPENSE IS THICK.

Sorry.


Good enough??
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I'm going to make an iPhone cover out of a three inch thick block of ballistic acrylic. Will weigh ten times as much as the phone, and make the touch screen totally unusable, but it will stop many 9mm rounds.

LOL

Post prototype test video please!
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After I posted that John Mcafee story (An awesome article by the way, go read it), I realized we had a lot of gun enthusiasts on OCN.

So I wanted to find something we as tech geeks and gun geeks would appreciate.

It's one of my favorite reviews. lachen.gif

There is a firearms thread here.

It might be able to handle a daisy...
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I don't know if this is wrong, but I thoroughly enjoyed watching that, despite knowing the outcome before hand devilsmiley.gif
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I want to do a spoof review of this same product, but I will use a .30-06 AP round on it instead. That should do it :-P
    
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I didn't fully read through but does anyone know if the information on said phone that was shot, still working?

obviously no phone is gonna work after a gunshot, the force alone with crack and snap inner pieces, but I could see them working on this technology to mitigate damage and potentially save information on a device.
That, and I'm assuming they are going to build upon this tech to make it better and better, maybe it can't stop a bullet now, but maybe if they find a way to direct the force away from the phone and dissipate the energy more effective within the glass but not letting it change shape and push into the phone potentially damaging it, but I don't think we're quite there yet. tongue.gif
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