Say your iPhone dropped into water like at a canal, what are you going to do? You might name it a day and chalk it up as a loss, or you possibly can dive in and attempt to discover it. Nevertheless, the latter is perhaps a bit harmful, so a pal of app developer Frederik Riedel got here up with a reasonably intelligent concept – MagSafe.
The iPhone 12 sequence comes with assist for MagSafe which is Apple’s wi-fi charging resolution. In accordance with the story instructed by Riedel, the pal tried to enter the canal and waded via 3 toes of mud with no success, and later got here up with the concept to make use of a magnet to attempt to fish the cellphone out.
We constructed a magnetic fishing rod and catched it!!!!! MagSafe ftw pic.twitter.com/M4g4RTLZxF
— Frederik Riedel 🐻❄️ (@frederikRiedel) May 30, 2021
They hooked up a magnet to a fishing rod and line and it was lowered into the identical space of the canal that the iPhone fell into, and positive sufficient, it managed to hook onto the magnets on the iPhone which might have been used for MagSafe. The cellphone, other than being a bit soiled, was nonetheless working wonderful and even had a full cost regardless of being underwater for hours.
Whereas it was just lately reported that MagSafe would possibly pose a low threat for these with implanted medical units, it appears that evidently on this occasion, it proved to be very helpful. So the subsequent time you lose your iPhone 12, this could possibly be one strategy to fish it out of the water.
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