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Sony Patents mobile phone case....with airbags

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  1. zekrahminator

    zekrahminator McLovin

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    For some time, scientists have been debating whether or not airbags harm people more than help them in an automobile accident. Sony, blatantly ignoring the claims of the anti-airbag scientists, has decided to reinvent the airbag, and use it as a way to protect cell phones.
    Apparently, the purpose of these liquid airbags would be do hold your cell phone in place, and protect it in the even of a fall/spill. While the research is physically sound, whether or not people will want this awkward (and possibly large) cell phone case remains doubtful.

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    Random Murderer The Anti-Midas

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    useless...
     
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    what about the outside of the phone? I mean, are they going to encase that too? Thats what gets damaged more often than not, especially the screens.
     
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    no doubt this idea would be ideal for rough terrain such as mountain climbing and etc and when the technology becomes compact enough for regular phones Sony will be the key holder to the patent.
     
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    This would be good for those tough-PDA's for use in construction sites etc.
     
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    what the f@?k???
     
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    i approve and disapprove.......first really good for rough terrain as was said b4 on the other hand...you spent thousands of dollars in r&d for that?!!! :wtf:
     

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