Apple iPhone emits three time the radiation as the Samsung Galaxy S III?
0. phoneArena 20 Jul 2012, 13:24 posted on
A company called tawkon offers an app in the Google Play Store that alerts you when the radiation level on your phone reaches a dangerously high level; the company has released an infograph showing thast the Apple iPhone is three times as likely to turn your brain into scrambled eggs than the Samsung Galaxy S III...
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1. Aeires (unregistered)
So Apple can delete apps because they think they aren't downloaded/used enough? Complain about Google's market all you want, things like that don't happen with Android.
2. aaronkatrini (Posts: 241; Member since: 06 Jun 2012)
yeah!! what loosers! they removed bit defender app just for stating that around 40% of apps leak privacy!
3. PAPINYC (banned) (Posts: 2315; Member since: 30 Jul 2011)
I believe this to be 100% accurate because ever since I've started using an iPhone 4S my hair has been falling out; I never had that happen on my DROID RAZR or Android.
11. xtian1103 (Posts: 363; Member since: 11 Feb 2012)
i believe you inherit your being bald from your father! it's hereditary
4. andro. (Posts: 1994; Member since: 16 Sep 2011)
Hmm an app that tells you how apples phones is actually shielded far less effectively from radiation that a rival phone gets deleted.....sounds like apple covering up again. The iPhone could be emitting more radiation or perhaps the extra radiation is actually brainwaves apple is sending out to control ifans......i wonder!
9. Evil_SaNz (Posts: 259; Member since: 20 Oct 2011)
Also the Apple stickers that people happily place on their cars are needed to control ifans! Who owns one is doomed.
23. SleepingOz (unregistered)
You're holding it too close!
7. kanagadeepan (Posts: 823; Member since: 24 Jan 2012)
OH... Like a Zombie, iPhone wants to eat/fry human brain...
8. jove39 (Posts: 1580; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)
"Some believe that Apple had forced the removal of tawkon because it did not present the Apple iPhone in the best light"
This is a problem with Apple...they'll remove a app...just because it may warn user for high radiation...APPLE SHOULD FIX IPHONE INSTEAD.
Also, It explains why iFans behave like f**ktards!
10. Non_Sequitur (Posts: 1111; Member since: 16 Mar 2012)
I don't have to say anything, the current comments on this page already do.
12. Gaurav008 (Posts: 299; Member since: 20 Jul 2012)
inspired by nature helps...humans..u see...:P
13. remixfa (Posts: 14255; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)
well.. that explains all the iZombies.. radiation over exposure.
Apple removed yet ANOTHER app that didnt make apple seem like the cream of the crop? go figure.
Anyone else remember the "cellphone story" or whatever that app was called.. lol they didnt like that one bit.
14. mas11 (Posts: 1034; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)
Wow the iPhone is dangerous to your health iRadiation? Btw I'm surprised they used the DROID 4 instead of the DROID RAZR. I'm guessing they give off the same radiation.
15. CellieCell (Posts: 110; Member since: 14 Apr 2010)
I don't understand how a cellphone can read radiation levels emanating from your handset, if it could do that than couldn't it detect radiation? Someone please enlighten me. Thank you.
20. tedkord (Posts: 8289; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)
I'm assuming it's calculating it from the amount of power the radio is drawing, and/or the signal level (bars). I'm sure the iPhone does not have a Geiger counter integrated. (But I'm sure Apple has a patent for it.)
16. sarb009 (Posts: 300; Member since: 15 Jun 2011)
What more can u expect from a phone made in CHINA ?
17. roscuthiii (Posts: 2002; Member since: 18 Jul 2010)
"Some believe that Apple had forced the removal of tawkon because it did not present the Apple iPhone in the best light." This! They are working slavishly to maintain the RDF.
Just like their recent debacle with the brief withdrawal from the EPEAT standards reviews. They made some claims about a different design direction but what it all comes down to is they were afraid they wouldn't receive a high review.
Just as the highly suspect removal of the Bitdefender app as mentioned above.
It all comes down to fear. Fear is the motivator of their actions nowadays. All the petty lawsuits? Fear. Apple is afraid of having to compete.
36. Aeires (unregistered)
Apple is afraid of losing the mobile war like they did the computer war. Steve hinted about that when he made the comment about the OG iPhone being patented. We are seeing this just about every day.
19. tedkord (Posts: 8289; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)
It's actually Hawking radiation emitted from the event horizon of the Reality Distortion Field. It's very similar to the phenomenon predicted by physics at the boundary of a black hole. It's caused by outside information entering the field being destroyed, and reassembled in a fashion that won't upset the balance of anyone existing inside the field. ;-)
24. JessJess (unregistered)
Often wondered how safe the iPhone antenna design was. I mean, the fact that your hands are in physical contact with it at all times (well unless you have a case but im talking about it in its natural state).
27. andro. (Posts: 1994; Member since: 16 Sep 2011)
Even more intriguing is that the iPhone 4$ has two of these antenna types,double the possibilty
46. remixfa (Posts: 14255; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)
all smartphones have 2 antennas as far as I know. Most just have them at the same point (top or bottom) and not wrapped the entire way around the phone without any kind of grounding. .lol
51. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5498; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)
It is not only about physical contact.
25. EclipseGSX (Posts: 1705; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)
Haha nice. Maybe these stupid iTards won't be able to reproduce as much then
28. darkkjedii (Posts: 17513; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
Let's see how many thumb downs this gets. Apple rules the game so hate all u want
U androiders r jus trolls who search PA all day for apple articles, jus to hate and post crap comments. U guys really really suck.
39. sithman (banned) (Posts: 299; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)
That was a good one lol. I had to give it a thumbs up myself.
34. smartphonemad (Posts: 42; Member since: 10 Jul 2012)
That is such a huge generalisation given the amount of people posting on PA. And no, apple does not "rule the game"... Android sales are higher than apples. Check your facts before you post crap. And your spelling too.
38. sithman (banned) (Posts: 299; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)
Nope facts r correct. Check your spelling dumb ass generalization is the correct spelling, not generalisation. ANDROID IDIOT!!!
40. tedkord (Posts: 8289; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)
Depends on if he's wrong from America or Great Britain.
41. darkkjedii (Posts: 17513; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)
Ted I don't know I think it's the same either way
49. smartphonemad (Posts: 42; Member since: 10 Jul 2012)
I'm from GB where it's spelt with an s as tedkord has said dumbass
50. sithman (banned) (Posts: 299; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)
Liar u just used that as an out dumbass. Your ass is from right here in america.
52. smartphonemad (Posts: 42; Member since: 10 Jul 2012)
What are you basing that on? You really are clueless :L
37. DroogV59 (Posts: 37; Member since: 02 Jun 2011)
I recommend a tin foil hat. To protect what little is left of your iphone irradiated brain my friend.
33. wendygarett (unregistered)
The good news is that the app lives on in the Google Play Store where Android users can be warned when the radiation on their phone is too high. It is a free app available for users of Android 2.1 and higher.
35. jroc74 (Posts: 5726; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)
I actually dont care about the SAR level. Thats one reason why Moto phones have above average reception....higher SAR levels.
If anything....this actually says the iPhone might have better reception than the GS3...lol.
42. cellphonator (Posts: 298; Member since: 29 Oct 2011)
On a side note, I was about to download it but then permissions were pretty scary so now, I don't know...
43. networkdood (Posts: 6330; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)
No wonder APPLE was going to pull out of the EPEAT certification system....
44. VJo003 (Posts: 355; Member since: 11 Mar 2012)
BlackBerry has made its way on top of some tree.
Good to see that... LOL
47. smartphonemad (Posts: 42; Member since: 10 Jul 2012)
I'm from GB and it's spelt with an s here.
48. smartphonemad (Posts: 42; Member since: 10 Jul 2012)
^ignore this... It was a reply to an earlier comment but I typed in the wrong space :s
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