Video: There is no shortage of gadget mutilation videos on YouTube. Especially videos of iPhones. And especially on TechRax's channel: The dude's run an iPhone over, shot one, boiled one and torched one. This time, he's pouring smoking black tar all over a shiny new device. As you watch the scorching liquid of doom cascade onto the phone, knowing that it's expensive and knowing that millions of people have bought one is what makes is so satisfying. The waste! The excess! Poor iPhone.
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