Recipe for smartphone smoothies requires total destruction10/17/2012
You know we’ve hit a new milestone in conspicuous consumption when we derive pleasure from watching the total destruction of hundreds of dollars of brand-new electronics. It’s simultaneously painful and blissful watching this iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy S3 get mashed into smartphone smoothies. But before you lament this unbelievable wastage, consider this: Blendtec’s top-range blenders carry a hefty $499.95 price tag, so company CEO Tom Dickson’s probably getting a mighty fine return on investment with this viral YouTube stunt. And just in case anyone ever needs to blenderize their phone, it’s nice to know there’s a gadget out there that can actually do the job.
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Entertaining or wasteful?