Would iphone 3G still work 100 years after a Zombie Apocalypse?

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  1. barkomatic macrumors 68040

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    Should a Zombie Apocalypse occur and I manage to keep my iphone at room temperature for 100 years--would I still be able to play a game of Spore on it after all that time?

    Or, much like the decomposing flesh of a zombie, will its innards age and become non-functional? What is the theoretical life of an iphone?
     
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    Will you still be alive in 100 years? :D
     
  6. barkomatic thread starter macrumors 68040

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    I'd be a member of the living dead--being a zombie and all. ;)
     
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    Gee, if you kept it under ATT contract, you'd have spent over $100,000 on phone bills by then... and $10,000 on MobileMe.

    Ouch. That would kill you, if you weren't dead already.
     
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    Are zombies smart enough to use iPhones?
     
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    What's the conductivity like of a living dead zombie? How does that affect the touch side of using an iPhone?
     
  11. barkomatic thread starter macrumors 68040

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    Hmmm, good point--but I think I saw one in the last Resident Evil movie try. Also, if your rotting flesh is cold can you still operate a touch screen? I bet Apple didn't even bother to test this.
     
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    What about texting?
     
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    since the touch screen is capacitive, i dont think dead tissue would work lol
     
  14. Eso macrumors 68000

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    ROFL!

    Zombie babies his iPhone for 100 years only to find his fingers can't activate the touch screen...

    *cutscene to final scene in Episode 3 with Vader* NNNOOOOOOO!!
     
  15. t0mat0 macrumors 603

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    anyhow, Windows 7 isn't going to be that successful, is it? ;)
     
  16. barkomatic thread starter macrumors 68040

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    Wait! Didn't someone release a stylus for the iphone--I would just use one of those. :)
     
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    Aye, a stylus made for the iPhone would work. Seeing as you have some time, and it having been an apocalypse, i'd imagine taking there wouldn't be too much security down at Infinity Loop...
     
  18. barkomatic thread starter macrumors 68040

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    Crap. It would probably be unlockable by then. I'd just do that and switch to T-moble. . .oh wait. lol
     
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    lol.

    That's okay. Just swap it for the Verizon iPhone model, since the exclusivity agreement might be over by then.
     
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    That would exceed the storage life of the battery, whether partially charged for optimum longest life, or whatever. There's also the possibility the circuit board might grow solder whiskers and short out.

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    some people have way too much time in their hands. Lucky you...
     
  23. barkomatic thread starter macrumors 68040

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    Oh please, you're reading and responding to this thread. How much time do you have? ;)
     
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    What? Would you rather we were whining about no MMS or our second speaker not working?

    Stick in the mud. Go somewhere.
     
  25. almasinfe macrumors member

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    i had a thought one time when i was high.. that the zombies virus will start
    in 2012 and i had a better iphone with sweet zombie tracking so i could stay away.... my iphone had a chain and knife attachment :) but we shall see:eek::eek:
     

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