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Apple iPhone 5s saves a man's life in Russia

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Apple iPhone 5s saves a man's life in Russia
The bent iPhone in the picture that accompanies this story was not one involved in all of the #bendgate hoopla from last year. It actually is an Apple iPhone 5s that is owned by a person who lives in Moscow. The anonymous Muscovite can thank his handset for helping him remain alive following a horrific accident involving a mini-bus.

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. Luckily for him, the iPhone 5s was there to take the brunt of the impact which probably saved his life. Considering that two people lost their lives in the crash, it looks like the phone was truly a hero device that day.

Imagine what would have happened if this gentleman had put his iPhone in the pocket on the other side of his jacket, or in a pants pocket. All of the little decisions you make each day, such as deciding where to put your smartphone when going out, could end up being the difference between living to see another day or reaching EOL status.

This Apple iPhone 5s saved its owner's life by taking the brunt of an impact that might have killed him

This Apple iPhone 5s saved its owner's life by taking the brunt of an impact that might have killed him


Thanks for the tip!

source: MobileTelefon.ru (translated)

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posted on 10 Jun 2015, 13:08 5

1. HappySocks (unregistered)


Again?

posted on 10 Jun 2015, 13:45 5

6. AlikMalix (Posts: 6948; Member since: 16 Jul 2014)


Even the bending "feature" isn't useless in iPhones. LOL.

posted on 10 Jun 2015, 14:38 8

10. HappySocks (unregistered)


Good thing he wasn't using an Android device.. he'd be a dead man.

posted on 10 Jun 2015, 14:57 4

12. Ordinary (Posts: 2415; Member since: 23 Apr 2015)


BobbyBuster's 20th account

posted on 10 Jun 2015, 15:02 5

14. HappySocks (unregistered)


If you were gonna accuse me of being someone, at least pick a bigger bigot like Taters or yourself, lol. Nice job on that 1.5 month old account by the way.

posted on 10 Jun 2015, 15:08 4

17. Ordinary (Posts: 2415; Member since: 23 Apr 2015)


I already know that you are Jakelee (BobbyBuster) just by your non-sense comments.

I wish I could say the same for you, gg on 12 hour account with zero logic posts.

posted on 10 Jun 2015, 15:09 4

19. meanestgenius (Posts: 14551; Member since: 28 May 2014)


Says the troll that just created his account yesterday. JakeLee reborn.

posted on 10 Jun 2015, 15:19

21. HappySocks (unregistered)


Aww you guys are cute ^_^ ! Call me what ever you'd like =)

posted on 10 Jun 2015, 15:22 3

24. meanestgenius (Posts: 14551; Member since: 28 May 2014)


In other words:

"How did they figure out that I'm really BobbyBuster/JakeLee? Damn, guess I better go create yet another troll account!"

There. I fixed your post for you.

posted on 10 Jun 2015, 15:41 2

25. Ordinary (Posts: 2415; Member since: 23 Apr 2015)


We can expect NakedFeet account soon from Jakelee tard lol

posted on 10 Jun 2015, 15:44 1

26. meanestgenius (Posts: 14551; Member since: 28 May 2014)


Lmao! Indeed!

posted on 10 Jun 2015, 15:44 1

27. marorun (Posts: 4569; Member since: 30 Mar 2015)


Go search this : Sonim XP7

Thats phone is android and i am ready to bet you anything no matter what case you use on your iphone its will never be as solid as this phone.

So stop trolling.

posted on 10 Jun 2015, 17:23

46. waddup121 (unregistered)


Only in russia.

posted on 10 Jun 2015, 19:06 2

48. TechieXP1969 (Posts: 12343; Member since: 25 Sep 2013)


Like this cop?
Who was shot in the leg but the Galaxy Note helped prevent serious injury?

http://www.sammobile.com/2015/03/07/cops-life-saved-by-his-galaxy-note-2-samsung-gives-him-a-free-galaxy-s6/

The way I see it, none of these people were saved by their phone. Assuming because the phone just happened to be their save their life is just not how I choose to see it.

They were just fortunate. People have walked away from plane crashes with very serious injuries and have lived. I guess their phone save their life? lol

Maybe it did. Lucky him. Yay!
Maybe as some people believe it just wasnt his time to go.

posted on 11 Jun 2015, 08:43

56. BobbyBuster (banned) (Posts: 854; Member since: 13 Jan 2015)


You need help.

posted on 10 Jun 2015, 13:12 5

3. darkkjedii (Posts: 22997; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Lucky fella. Glad at least he survived.

posted on 10 Jun 2015, 13:58

7. johntheone (Posts: 24; Member since: 22 Jan 2015)


If you go to live leak and put "Russia, Roads" in the search bar, you'll soon see why this chap is very lucky indeed

posted on 10 Jun 2015, 14:14 2

8. kach22 (Posts: 153; Member since: 04 Nov 2011)


Any phone could have done but the credit goes to Apple. Another opportunity for Apple fans to celebrate.

posted on 10 Jun 2015, 14:21 3

9. ihavenoname (Posts: 1693; Member since: 18 Aug 2013)


Kinda like saying that "Any person could've saved that cat from burning house but the credit goes to John. Another opportunity for Johns family to celebrate him."

posted on 10 Jun 2015, 14:41 2

11. HappySocks (unregistered)


So you would let me shove a steel rod through your chest if you had an S4 taped to you?

What kind of flowers would you like at your funeral.

posted on 10 Jun 2015, 15:04 1

16. Taters (banned) (Posts: 6474; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)


Are you serious arguing that? You do know that the only thing plastic is the outer shell and there is a magnesium frame inside right? Chances are, the S4 would do the same job and save the mans life.

Of course, the only way to test it is to recreate the accident. Why don't we volunteer your services for that.

posted on 10 Jun 2015, 15:19 1

22. HappySocks (unregistered)


Im starting to think you start fapping to me as much as you do to Apple, lol.

posted on 10 Jun 2015, 15:46

28. marorun (Posts: 4569; Member since: 30 Mar 2015)


You can try with my Sonim XP7 phone if you wish i am pretty sure its could stop a bullet lol.

posted on 10 Jun 2015, 14:58 1

13. Taters (banned) (Posts: 6474; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)


The only thing Apple saves their fans from is the horrors of having a full wallet and bank account.

posted on 10 Jun 2015, 15:03

15. Salazzi (Posts: 537; Member since: 17 Feb 2014)


Funnily enough, Apple fans tend to enjoy both of those at a preponderantly larger rate than others :)

posted on 10 Jun 2015, 15:09 1

18. Taters (banned) (Posts: 6474; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)


That's only because you can probably buy a $5 dollar Android at a 7 11 in some third world country somewhere that skews the statistics.

But hey, if you want to believe the Apple statistics. Like the one where 85% have updated to IOS 8 but they left out the part where 80% didn't want to or 80% of the features are missing that on,y the new phones get.

posted on 10 Jun 2015, 15:21 1

23. HappySocks (unregistered)


So by your logic, no one wants to update on Android, since they have the option to...OH WAIT..we can't..

P.S. Where are the facts claiming 80% didn't want to upgrade? Waiting on a source (even though you are well known for dodging when confronted).

posted on 10 Jun 2015, 15:48

29. Salazzi (Posts: 537; Member since: 17 Feb 2014)


Nope.. We are talking about the US.. No skewed statistics.

http://money.cnn.com/2015/01/22/technology/mobile/iphone-smart-study/

http://www.businessinsider.com/android-is-for-poor-people-maps-2014-4

http://bgr.com/2012/04/03/wealthy-smartphone-users-more-likely-to-own-an-iphone-study-finds/

Android is like the typical western poor person. When McDonalds says they can increase your drink size for only 5 cents more, as a poor person, you feel you're getting more for your money, despite the detriment it may cause to your health as well as the fact that you don't really NEED a 24oz drink, regardless of the fact that it costs only 10 cents more. Same with Android.. it touts this feature and that feature.. this spec and that spec.. so as a poor person, you feel you're getting more for your money.

posted on 10 Jun 2015, 15:51 1

31. marorun (Posts: 4569; Member since: 30 Mar 2015)


Humm following the new pricing of iphone i would disagree with you...
Most client dont take the new iphone 6 as its too pricy for them lol they go android..

But i have android taking some iphone 6.

But most of them say its too pricy so they dont have money :P

posted on 10 Jun 2015, 15:53

32. marorun (Posts: 4569; Member since: 30 Mar 2015)


I dont need OS update on android as Google update the apps API directly.

No need to make my phone slower with bugged update.
No need to loose battery life.

I work at a cellshop and i confirm many did not want to be forced to update but they dont have choice because some app get unstable...

80% may be a bit exagerated on the others hand.

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