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post #51 of 62
Old news, saw this on here 2 years ago [not this particular review but this particular product]
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After all this is targeting the Iphone user. Enough said
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how about something that will make the iphone water/coffee proof?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Blameless View Post

"Bulletproof" glass isn't a material, it's a description of supposed properties.

By your argument, everything made of acrylic, plexiglass, tempered glass, laminated glass, or any of the other materials that transparent armor can be built from are made from "bulletproof" glass.

Yup, welcome to the world of marketing.... "This tennis racket is made of bulletproof material! It's Kevlar!"


Author even notes the company's careful wording:
Quote:
According to the company's press kit, the word "bulletproof" is used because the screen protector is made from "tempered bulletproof glass." It's important to note that (subject line of the PR e-mail notwithstanding) the press materials don't actually say that the screen protector itself is bulletproof—only that it's made out of bulletproof glass. I'm sure that in sufficient quantity the glass is bulletproof, but the question I was excited to answer was whether or not the Holy Grail screen protector could stand up to live fire.
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The company wanted to deceive people from day one.

They did a "Test Video" where they actually shot a phone WITH Holy Grail on.

Guess what happened?

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Quote:
Originally Posted by rdr09 View Post

how about something that will make the iphone water/coffee proof?
Those have been out for a while, Otterbox and LifeProof cases
 
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Clearly the marketing team never used anything more powerful than a Nerf gun when testing to see how bulletproof it really is.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Angrybutcher View Post

Those have been out for a while, Otterbox and LifeProof cases

told my wife to get one. my 2 yr old android phone is said to be waterproof.
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Originally Posted by frickfrock999 View Post

The company wanted to deceive people from day one.

They did a "Test Video" where they actually shot a phone WITH Holy Grail on.

Guess what happened?

Note that they never said what kind of rifle, nor what it was firing. Airsoft, anyone?
post #60 of 62
Quote:
Originally Posted by rdr09 View Post

told my wife to get one. my 2 yr old android phone is said to be waterproof.
From what I've heard, the Otterbox waterproof claims work well against a spilled drink but not necessarily a dunk in the toilet. They do great for drop damage. The LifeProof is the opposite. Apparently excellent at even the toilet test, but not so hot at drop/crush protection. Best of luck thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by Mand12 View Post

Note that they never said what kind of rifle, nor what it was firing. Airsoft, anyone?
That's what I'm thinking. MAYBE even pellet gun. "Just-add-sounds" later for the real feel! Also notice the shoddy camera movements and the smirks when they are picking up the phone.
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