No wonder those 1970s telephones are still working today. Watch Bell Performance, a rare glimpse on how handsets were made and tested in the 1970s. Can you imagine the iPhone 4 going through any of these tests? That'd be so funny.
Can You Imagine Your Phone Passing Any Of These Stress Tests?
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