x PhoneArena is looking for new authors! To view all available positions, click here.
  • Home
  • News
  • Siri concept video adds iPhone self-destruct

Siri concept video adds iPhone self-destruct

Posted: , by Charlene S.

Tags:

Siri concept video adds iPhone self-destruct
Want to take your iPhone security to extremes? Aatma Studios, who was also behind the iPad 3 edge-to-edge screen, NFC, and 3D hologram concept video, has released its latest look into what it thinks ‘could be’ in the Apple realm.

In this concept, if the user fails to enter the correct password three times, Siri puts the device into a self-destruct mode. Under the premise of, “If you can’t have the iPhone, no one can,“ Siri first transfers all of your iPhone data to iTunes, wipes the phone, and then cracks the screen. The feature would be user activated so you’re not accidently poppin’ iPhones after a night of poppin’ bottles.

It is an interesting take on security, but before you proclaim to the world why this is the worst idea ever, just remember it’s only a concept video that will probably never actually see the light of day.



source: TUAW

13 Comments
  • Options
    Close




posted on 30 Apr 2012, 10:26 11

1. ilia1986 (unregistered)


I can see why they put the terminator up there.

Siri + a few years of evolution = Skynet.

Think about it.

posted on 30 Apr 2012, 10:48

3. bobfreking55 (Posts: 866; Member since: 15 Jul 2011)


iDroids... wait what?

posted on 30 Apr 2012, 11:12 3

7. SamsungFan (Posts: 201; Member since: 16 Apr 2012)


Very Very True ilia1986

posted on 30 Apr 2012, 10:39 3

2. remixfa (Posts: 13902; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


what a great prank to pull on a douchey person's iphone. :)

make it real!!

posted on 30 Apr 2012, 10:48 8

4. VJo003 (Posts: 320; Member since: 11 Mar 2012)


looks like apple is headed for self destruction.

posted on 01 May 2012, 00:19

13. Astreo (Posts: 99; Member since: 05 May 2011)


lol yea..right. thats only been said every year and its yet to come true.

posted on 30 Apr 2012, 11:09 2

5. jmoita2 (Posts: 930; Member since: 23 Dec 2011)


Now all we need is a virus to activate the feature on all iPhones at once!!! lol!!!

posted on 30 Apr 2012, 11:11 1

6. quryous (banned) (Posts: 106; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)


Actually, it looks like a GREAT way to cut down on ifones. Lets give it to them!

posted on 30 Apr 2012, 11:23 2

8. Bluesky02 (Posts: 1439; Member since: 05 Dec 2011)


I thought the iPhone would blow

posted on 30 Apr 2012, 11:29 2

9. jmoita2 (Posts: 930; Member since: 23 Dec 2011)


I think the Israelis have an app for that...

posted on 30 Apr 2012, 12:04 1

10. good2great (Posts: 1039; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)


haha this is very good Droid Bait... look at you guys go!!! hahaha

PA you guys do a great job at keeping this site heavy on traffic...lol

this is my favorite tech site...

learn a lot about chips, screens, GPUs, OS's, etc

also able to come here for the best laughs and loads of cell phone fights...

posted on 30 Apr 2012, 12:21 1

11. ivanko34 (Posts: 617; Member since: 04 Sep 2011)


I agree
Phone arena is really very good to get all the info about everything and the discussions are somtimes very funny

posted on 30 Apr 2012, 14:20 1

12. thedarkside (Posts: 652; Member since: 30 Apr 2012)


i want it. i have jerk friends who would love to hack into my phone at any given moment.

Want to comment? Please login or register.

Latest stories