Watch an iPad 2 meet its maker in a lava pit

Watch an iPad 2 meet its maker in a lava pit
There's not much more into this than a tablet dipped into some lava, but its pure unadulterated fun to do nonetheless, especially if it is the world's most popular slate.

A small case company made this publicity stunt, trekking to a place near one of Hawaii's volcanoes, and getting up close and personal with the hot furnace of melted lava slowly making its way down. The CEO hung an iPad 2, which was rotating pictures of the company's products, on a pole, and started torturing Apple's slate for the joy of all Android fans nearby.

We kid, but the iPad 2 did perform for a while, then showed the overheating warning we are accustomed to from the days we saw Apple's gear baking on a barbeque grill in another stunt, and gave up the ghost. Watch the pointless marketing experiment in its entirety in the video below.

via CNET


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iPad 2 Wi-Fi
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12 Comments

1. phungn

Posts: 26; Member since: Sep 01, 2011

dont quite see the connection between the case and the ipad. I thought it was going to be something crazy like the ipad survives lol.

2. jogutier

Posts: 324; Member since: Feb 12, 2010

apple owners are the strangest people. :)

3. harsh_732006

Posts: 70; Member since: Aug 15, 2011

u wanted to say dumbest..dont u..:P

5. metoyou

Posts: 279; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

LOL... i know what you means :) Seriously they can donate that tampad to someone else that can't or don't have the financial to get a tablet

4. Bluedroid

Posts: 57; Member since: Sep 12, 2011

Burn baby burn...

6. rendHELL

Posts: 304; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

oooohhh... what the f*ck????? NO CONNECTION with THE CASE!!!! I guess thats why it was pointless!!!!!

7. mio15

Posts: 38; Member since: Mar 21, 2011

Hardware torture should make everyone who visits this side sad... :(

8. buncookie

Posts: 2; Member since: Dec 12, 2011

If you want to buy an Andriod tablet you don't go through all that trouble. : )

9. theoak

Posts: 324; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

You know ... I was surprised the iPad faired as long as it did.

10. Paden

Posts: 262; Member since: Jul 07, 2011

Now I know what Android fans fapfapfap to.

11. ZayZay

Posts: 571; Member since: Feb 26, 2011

I don't understand the point of this except to play with some fire. Oh well.

12. The_Miz

Posts: 1496; Member since: Apr 06, 2011

How dare he tortures a quality product. Why not field test it on an Android tablet since no one cares for them anyway?

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