Why brand new iPhones and molten metal don’t mix

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When Tim Cook talked Liquidmetal, we're sure this isn't what he meant. Photo: TechRax
When Tim Cook talked Liquidmetal, we're sure this isn't what he meant. Photo: TechRax

I’ve always found the fetishistic quality of unboxing videos to be a bit strange, if I’m honest. Even weirder, though, are the quasi-sadomasochistic videos unleashed by “stress testers” like YouTube’s seemingly damaged Ukrainian tech lover hater TechRax, whose videos watch like an Apple ad directed by the Marquis de Sade.

Fifty Shades of Space Gray, amirite?

Anyway, TechRax’s latest video shows an innocent young iPhone 6 meeting its maker at the hands of some former soda cans heated into a hot liquid using a mini-furnace. If you’ve wondered whether it’s a good idea to store your beloved Apple handset in the same drawer as a puddle of molten metal, you’ll get your answer after the jump.

It’s not pretty.

Tetra’s previous videos show his apparently limitless collection of new iPhones contending with everything from angle grinders to boiling Coca-Cola. As it turns out, Bendgate is the least of Apple’s problems…

Source: YouTube