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iPhone survives 13,500 foot fall from skydiver's pocket

A few months ago we told you about an iPhone that survived a 1000-foot fall unscathed. CNN reports that another skydiver's iPhone recently flew out of his pocket during a dive and made an uncontrolled descent to Earth -- 13,500 feet below. Skydiver Jarrod McKinney's iPhone wasn't quite as luc...

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iPhone 4 survives 1,000 foot fall from Air Force plane

Late last night, we received an email from U.S. Air Force Combat Controller Ron Walker, who wrote to tell us an incredible story about his iPhone 4 and a minor workplace mishap. Staff Sergeant Walker's duties as a jump master require him to ensure that his aircraft is in the proper location befo...

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