Palm Pixi lives after spending 45 minutes in an oven
In continuation to the trend of smartphones surviving after being mistreated, we present you a story of a smartphone, which got brought back to life right after spending 45 minutes of “baking” inside of an oven. Inspired by the story of the iPhone 4, which survived after falling to the ground after unintentionally being dropped off from a plane, The Consumerist reader Jim decided to share the tale of his wife and her resilient Palm Pixi.
My wife was cooking last month.
She set the oven to 450 degrees. When that temperature was reached,
she inserted a baking sheet with the food she had prepared. After 45
minutes, she opened the oven and found her Palm Pixi phone in the
oven just inside the door. It had apparently fallen out of her pocket
as she bent down to insert the food into the oven.
She immediately grabbed the phone and when it had cooled enough, she removed the battery, which was distorted by the heat. Figuring she had nothing to lose, she placed a spare battery into the phone. It immediately came to life and has not given her a problem since.
We strongly suggest you to restrain yourself from treating your gadgets to anything similar to the story above, but if you have already cooked your smartphone in the past, either by accident or on purpose, feel free to share the results with us by posting a comment below.
1. palmguy posted on 25 Mar 2011, 09:40 9 1
I normally cook my phones at 350° for 60 minutes. Make sure they are well done.
2. derp (unregistered) posted on 25 Mar 2011, 10:31 6 8
Funny, most Android phones cant even handle being used normally.
4. XxVerbalxX (unregistered) posted on 25 Mar 2011, 11:30 6 2
thats a webOS phone....ur knowledge is astounding
9. derp (unregistered) posted on 25 Mar 2011, 13:18 2 10
No shit. Its obvious your reading comprehension could use some work. Nice job.
5. ATTCallCenter (unregistered) posted on 25 Mar 2011, 11:31 8 0
I got a story too. My Android phone got lit on fire by a 60 foot Alaskan Snow Dragon, when it was stolen by Elves out of my pocket. After climbing Mt. Everest to retrieve my phone it was frozen into a solid block of ice. I chipped it out with an ice pick and managed to jab it a couple of times in the screen. Thanks for Gorilla Glass it didn't break. Upon my decent, I dropped my phone off the peek into a 3000ft plumit to the ground. I couldn't find my phone for the longest time, but a Sherpa named Iktul told me that his Yak had ingested the thing. I pulled out my trusty knife, gutted the yak and removed my phone from the Yak's 2nd stomach, yeah it was ingested twice! After finally going through the adventure of my life, just for my cell phone, which I clearly would do anything for. I pushed to power button and joy came to my heart when I heard, "DROOOOID!"
6. ap (unregistered) posted on 25 Mar 2011, 11:36 1 0
MAN!! Thats a good story.....
7. XxVerbalxX (unregistered) posted on 25 Mar 2011, 11:56 2 0
dammit u stole my idea! lol i had a good story going with my rabid gorrila. so yeah what he said
8. ATTCallCenter (unregistered) posted on 25 Mar 2011, 12:01 2 0
Only the part about everest is true, the snow dragon, now that isn't true, it was actually a rabid gorrila when I was trekkin the Congo
12. Jumbo (unregistered) posted on 25 Mar 2011, 15:51 0 3
13. KParks23 posted on 25 Mar 2011, 18:21 0 0
if you cant see where derp was going with that than you must be slow LOL i disagree with him tho but read his comment again
3. XxVerbalxX (unregistered) posted on 25 Mar 2011, 11:29 4 0
im going to give my droid to a rabid gorrilla and tell u folks how it turns out.
11. LloydTheNoid... (unregistered) posted on 25 Mar 2011, 13:58 1 0
Thats nothing... This one time at band camp....