The truth about that Samsung Galaxy S III that exploded

Last month, we told you about a poor sap whose Samsung Galaxy S III exploded in his car and while Carphone Warehouse would not give him a replacement, he eventually got one; it turns out that the hone had suffered water damage and then was put in a microwave oven...
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62 Comments

1. zaidalrawi80

Posts: 21; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

Nonsense !!!!!

28. wendygarett unregistered

Yeap I guess apple will say the same thing about combustion case..

58. Astreo

Posts: 105; Member since: May 05, 2011

in a totally unrelated post lets talk about apple as always. so tired of you guys crying in EVERY article about apple.

41. som

Posts: 768; Member since: Nov 10, 2009

He is a criminal.

2. phljcnth

Posts: 556; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

I can imagine the owner's face now. He he he

3. jefferson9

Posts: 4; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

"another person" yea right

4. PAPINYC

Posts: 2315; Member since: Jul 30, 2011

My sources tell me that the friend was none other than Steve Jobs and that he actually threw his friend's Galaxy S III into the toilet just to iSobatage the device's imminent launch.

5. eDiesel

Posts: 142; Member since: Mar 17, 2012

Case closed.

9. rocko0011

Posts: 34; Member since: Jul 08, 2011

Your honor, obejection! lol

16. tedkord

Posts: 17356; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

You mean he went thermonuclear on it?

18. Otterbox

Posts: 71; Member since: Jun 27, 2012

Lol, did Google Now tell him to put it in the microwave?

26. thebest

Posts: 231; Member since: Jul 08, 2012

no actually, steve ballmer did that, we know how crazy he is lolzzzz

42. TROLL_IS-AHA

Posts: 8; Member since: Jul 06, 2012

That was funny.

6. p0rkguy

Posts: 685; Member since: Nov 23, 2010

Already knew it was fake when it was surfaced last month. Originally thought guy tried taking a lighter and burning it from the outside though.

7. Non_Sequitur

Posts: 1111; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

Lolololol Awesome. What a tard, you never microwave anything electronic.

17. nicholassss

Posts: 368; Member since: May 10, 2012

except CDs

8. sprockkets

Posts: 1612; Member since: Jan 16, 2012

Sheesh, now seeing it open it is clear it wasn't the phone. Only thing that could blow up is the stupid battery.

10. christianqwerty

Posts: 467; Member since: May 05, 2011

And you guys call us iPhone users stupid.. Hahahah

11. Cinnamon

Posts: 87; Member since: Jun 16, 2011

No hipsters.

12. PackMan

Posts: 277; Member since: Mar 09, 2012

You idiot, his friend was probably iPhone user just like you.

13. christianqwerty

Posts: 467; Member since: May 05, 2011

It was a joke, geeeeeeeeez

25. thebest

Posts: 231; Member since: Jul 08, 2012

no, actually, i think he did all that by himself to get a new phone and luckily, he got a new phone will a lot of accessories

14. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

There are idiots on both sides of the table. Just use the app Yodamap and you'll want to curl into a fetal position due to the stupid.

19. Otterbox

Posts: 71; Member since: Jun 27, 2012

This incident right here would be an insult to stupid.

21. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

Oh hey. It's the newbie. Hi newbie. I do agree that this was beyond stupid. Not the first time I've ever seen someone lie to get s**t replaced though.

22. Otterbox

Posts: 71; Member since: Jun 27, 2012

You don't even know the whole story.

23. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

What part am I missing? The guy had a stupid friend, got his phone broken by that friend, and when he was exposed told the truth about it after lying and trying to fool representatives at Car phone Warehouse.

50. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

Snig, these idiots always have some excuse or conspiracy theory behind their blind sheepness. They just can't accept some stupid kid tried to put his phone in the microwave to dry out the water.

60. Otterbox

Posts: 71; Member since: Jun 27, 2012

He had an Android phone.

59. Otterbox

Posts: 71; Member since: Jun 27, 2012

So did you know what happened? Have you spoken to the guy?
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