Palm Pre takes a bath in a glass full of beer

Palm Pre takes a bath in a glass full of beer
Just watching this video makes you wonder why would someone even attempt this act – but an offer for an iPhone seems tempting enough for this individual. Apparently this person had problems with his Palm Pre's screen cracking randomly – even once in his shirt pockets. Although these events can sometimes be explained, probably caused by pressure, it still frustrated him because it happened three times in many months. Consuming alcoholic beverages and hearing an offer from his boss to get an iPhone was just too tempting as you can see. After dunking Palm's saving grace, lots of things probably go through your mind during this process. Mobile phones are known to be a breeding ground for nasty germs and bacteria, so it's almost hard fathoming that this person starts chugging away after it's been soaking. After quite some time, we finally see the screen start to go and witness the final demise of a great phone. Then again the temptation of getting an iPhone may make it worth while for some. Let's just hope he has insurance on it!

via Gizmodo



1. hmcougar09

Posts: 137; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

That is really immature.

2. vmatikov

Posts: 55; Member since: Jan 28, 2009


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3. tmofanboy432

Posts: 139; Member since: Jan 12, 2009

that was pretty gay

4. overratediphone

Posts: 26; Member since: Sep 09, 2009

so this is just another story from iphone arena about why the iphone is better than everything else ... hmm

5. Doakie

Posts: 2478; Member since: May 06, 2009

lol. The guys an idiot. If he had TEP he could have gotten a refurbished one off Sprint for free. My wife had to get a refurbished one from Sprint due to the oreo slider. Then this guy could have sold it for like $200 on ebay or craigslist probably. New ones are going for $300 on ebay, and I'm sure someone out there with a contract thats not up would pay $200 for this phone. He could have had $200 in his pocket. But again, proof that iphone fans arent wise with theit money. I hope he has fun with his non multitasking smartphone. I wonder why his boss would offer him and iphone instead of something that can multitask for work purposes. Probably because the boss is a doof too. Ok I'm done flaming this fag. On to something more important. I'm headed to the Sprint store to decide if I want a Hero, TP2, Intrepid or Instinct HD. I already have a G1 so thats why I'm not instantly sold with the Hero. Also I'm pretty pissed that Android doesnt have PDF support.

6. omarc_2008

Posts: 26; Member since: Mar 26, 2009

haha i did da same thing but to my iphone when it pissed me off ... cause i kept gettin call failed with 5 bars of 3G .. but i didn't trow it in beer i threw it in milk.. i cancelled my at&t service the next day n never looked back now i have verizon n so much happier i never ever get call failed .. calls even go trough perfect with 1 bar of service....

7. 22ADin09

Posts: 38; Member since: Jul 24, 2009

this is just a failure right here. no person in their right mind would dunk their phone in beer if they were mad at it....shame..

8. Big Red

Posts: 101; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

sooooo poorly written...

9. moss500a unregistered

that was kool

10. stuntz

Posts: 178; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

so his boss bought him and iphone, but didnt tell him about his ETF with sprint, and that iphone unlimited plan cost 50-60 bucks more than sprint, and that iphone's known for its shit coverage...

11. moss500a unregistered

that was gay

12. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

that was so gay.

14. rhomaion

Posts: 187; Member since: Sep 23, 2009

Ah, he completely destroyed a smartphone with one of the most advanced mobile operating systems on the planet and this is supposed to make me laugh because it made the fat guy sitting behind his computer at phone arena laugh? Nope, sorry, I don't share common interests with complete idiots.

15. WKlingbeil

Posts: 215; Member since: Dec 26, 2008

Must be a slow phone news week...

16. behold--me

Posts: 679; Member since: Jun 22, 2009

dumbasses.....someone had a bit too much to drink taht day......:) (man n friend destroy pre with beer............other friend sobers up later) hey where the hell is my phone!?!?!??! lol

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