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Invisibly Waterproof Your iPhone

Last week, while covering an unrelated event in Park City, Utah, we stumbled upon a demonstration by a couple of guys from the company Liquipel, who we’d been hearing about for a few days and had been attempting to book for “This Could Be Big” since first seeing their video of an apparently waterproofed iPhone.

The video, and the subsequent coverage of it on the Internet, had boosted Liquipel’s visibility through the roof, but skeptic we remained… until the guys started dunking their specially treated iPhone into a tank of water, in front of our very eyes. Incredulous, we poked, we prodded, and examined the surface of the phone, and everything remained in working order despite repeated exposure to water. Their explanations were somewhat vague, but the results seemed to be there. Of course, the kicker was when they brought out a specially treated piece of tissue paper that demonstrated the same resistance to water as their Liquipel-treated iPhone.

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