Apple iPhone 6 suffers from flesh eating disease after it comes in contact with gallium

Time for a science lesson. Gallium is a chemical element with the atomic number of 31. It is a man made material that is used in electronics, although it does attack other metals like aluminum. Thus, if you were to pour 500 grams of gallium over the aluminum back of an Apple iPhone 6 and let it seep in overnight, you might not recognize the device by the next morning...
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40 Comments

23. ozabb

Posts: 50; Member since: Dec 21, 2013

truely an eye opener. i have buckets of gallium sitting around in my house and i am tempted every now and then to take a bath in it with my 700$ iphone in my pocket. lesson learned, i will remember to put my phone elsewhere while doing it

24. RandomUsername

Posts: 808; Member since: Oct 29, 2013

#Galliumgate

28. Filip.

Posts: 23; Member since: Mar 25, 2013

This was so stupid. The idiot didn't even wear gloves..moron!!

29. jjwieland

Posts: 37; Member since: Jul 19, 2014

Galium isn't man made, certainly not in the sense that plutonium is.

31. TezzaBP

Posts: 274; Member since: May 18, 2015

Guys don't forget, TechRax is payed by Apple to do these tests on their phones

33. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Very smart fan. Just completelyrics destroy and expensive phone for no reason other than. I have one better, let me go and takeep a $1000 iPhone 6 Plus 128GB and drop it into a vat of liquid nitrogen. Let it freeze and watch how easy u could peel the back and front. In fact watch this, am going to throw it against the wall and you can watch it shatter into 1000s of itty-bitty pieces of glitter all.over the floor. This is an experiment. It is to see how many fools he can get to watch him destroy a phone for no reason. This is what happens when you have more money thanks brains.

36. gaming64 unregistered

I dont think it's that stupid, just curiosity. Plus they make money from Youtube vids so its a win.

37. ibap

Posts: 867; Member since: Sep 09, 2009

Gallium is no more man made than aluminum is.

39. illbeonthebeach

Posts: 31; Member since: Jul 06, 2015

well...1 million views so I guess there is plenty of profit to pay for the phone and then some!

40. justForTheRecord

Posts: 51; Member since: Jan 17, 2015

"By the way, do we have to remind you not to try this at home?" I guess those with Trust Funds need to be reminded of this. The rest of us working stiffs are pretty sure "burning" $850 US is not a very bright idea. :rolleyes:
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