When money is no object: Gold Apple Watch Edition gets crushed by two powerful neodymium magnets

When money is no object: Gold Apple Watch Edition gets crushed by two powerful neodymium magnets
Do you know what neodymium magnets are? Well you are about to find out when two small blocks of the world’s strongest commercially available rare earth metal compounds come together at high speed while a gold Apple Watch Edition is trapped in the middle.

How strong are these magnets? A set that is larger than a few cubic centimeters will cause physical injuries if they are not handled properly. Commercial applications are plenty, such as for MRI machines, audio gear (speakers), and a host of electric motors and generators.

They can also be used to crush gadgets. Northern California based tech destroyer TechRax happened to have an Apple Watch Edition and two bricks of neodymium magnets that have enough magnetic attraction to create about 650 pounds of crushing force. The obvious play

The watch was effectively destroyed of course. The gold doesn’t look too bad. Amazingly, when he put the watch in the box to connect the charger, the thing emitted an audio acknowledgement that it was reading a charge.

A pointless waste of money? You bet. Better than putting two Apple Watch Editions on a dog? Probably.



1. AlikMalix unregistered

Best use of Apple watch so far, actually this is the only useful thing with any iOS product - crushe 'em, burn 'em, boil it, and put a .50cal thru it. It cannot do anything else - useless product otherwise. Ok, let's see how many likes this gets?

2. Kruze

Posts: 1285; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

I hate people asking for likes. Like if you agree.

6. shahrooz

Posts: 792; Member since: Sep 17, 2013

Things I hate the most: 1- commenting 2- lists 3- Irony

30. sgodsell

Posts: 7533; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

Well. I guess Apple made too many of the gold watches, and not enough of the other ones. So what better way to get rid of unwanted junk. Break it down for recycling. A least he's doing something that is green for the environment. ;-)

10. hound.master

Posts: 1044; Member since: Feb 27, 2015

The irony is you're the one asking for likes his not. But the more important question why you hate yourself?

27. Supraman21

Posts: 467; Member since: Jun 09, 2010

26. justrt

Posts: 446; Member since: Jul 10, 2014

That's a good one!

5. Daumus

Posts: 11; Member since: Sep 18, 2014

An ignorant troll who can't afford an Apple product. Cry harder...

9. willard12 unregistered

You just got punk'd.

33. vergil9

Posts: 517; Member since: Apr 06, 2015

Kinda interesting how he got 7 likes lol.

23. g2a5b0e unregistered

You clearly don't spend enough time on this site. Listen to Willard.

29. willard12 unregistered

It was a good scientific experiment. He was asking for likes from the "fandroids". Instead, he got an "Android users are poor and Apple users are rich" comment. It makes me wonder if the "fandroid" problem they say exists is truly the problem.

19. waddup121 unregistered

Techrax man

28. tedkurd unregistered


3. Neros

Posts: 1016; Member since: Dec 19, 2014

Damn, that thing looks like a watch for 12-year-olds.

4. tango_charlie

Posts: 347; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

I never watch such stupid nonsense videos! Find another way to get some clicks and new subscription. First world insanity.

7. HugoBarraCyanogenmod

Posts: 1412; Member since: Jul 06, 2014

spoilt attention w***e

8. ehsan1102000

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 14, 2015

bosscade.com/e?r=aKqaMth8 free gift

11. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

When you have more money than brain this is what you waste your money on. If stupidity is best served cold, than put on your Sunday finest. Spent $10,000 bucks just to destroy the thing? Stupid.

12. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

errr is anyone else more interested in the magnets? I want a pair D:

13. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

YouTube videos pay that well?! I am in the wrong profession! O.o

15. Napalm_3nema

Posts: 2236; Member since: Jun 14, 2013

No doubt. I have been breaking things for a long time, but I have never been paid that well to do so.

17. Martin_Cooper

Posts: 1774; Member since: Jul 30, 2013

The best youtubers make from a million up to 10-15millions a year, and I am talking about people with 40-50mil subscribers. Basically you get around a 1$ per 1000 views from ads shown and clicks. Its not 100% correct just a general estimate I have read. This guy has videos with all of them combined 250+ million views. You can do the math if he does well or not. He made at least 250.000$ so far and that's the s**ttiest lowest estimate. Not including sponsors and ads in the video from other companies and not google ads.

24. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

No one has 40-50 million subs yet, it doesnt really matter how much views you get only subscribers and sponsors and with what company do you partner up

21. yoosufmuneer

Posts: 1518; Member since: Feb 14, 2015

I'd be starting mine late this year. Being a youtuber (youtube partner) is an awesome profession, Even if you do it as a part time job.

14. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Damn that's an ugly watch. It actually looks better crushed. Lol If he can get Apple to give him a full refund I'll be his biggest supporter.

18. BobbyBuster

Posts: 854; Member since: Jan 13, 2015

Look PA, above are many of the SheepDroids gathered. You should ban them all.

20. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

^^^Actually just one above me^^^

31. Nemsis

Posts: 15; Member since: May 21, 2015

And he's Jakelee, disguised as Bobbybuster. Lol.

25. hound.master

Posts: 1044; Member since: Feb 27, 2015

You are just full of wondering things. 1. how come you don't get banned yet? 2. Why you call others what you are?

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