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Watch a French man calmly enter an Apple Store and destroy devices on display using a steel ball

A man in France enters an Apple Store and smashes a dozen devices on display. Why? Apparently he was unhappy with the company’s after-sale services.

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We have all had our grudges with the customer care services of companies, but there is a man in France who has apparently been really hurt by Apple and he is not the one to sit back and take it. At an Apple Store in Dijon, France, an angry customer entered with what looked like a steel ball and destroyed all the products on display by smashing the ball on each of them. This guy was clearly not doing it just for fun, because every hit looked like a vent out of a lot of anger. However, it is quite important that you appreciate how badass this man is. You can see him calmly undocking each iPhone, iPod Touch and a even MacBook Air. He shows no sign of panic, lays them all flat on the table and crushes their screens with a blast of firm smashes. Also Read - Apple shines in June quarter, posts record sales for iPhones, Macs and iPads

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Surprisingly, he easily goes on smashing devices for almost one minute until security comes and stops him. He is heard talking in French, which roughly translated means ‘he was unsatisfied with how Apple handles its support cases’. However, the security eventually did barge in, only to have him run away from them. But later, Le Journal reports, the security managed to catch him and hand him over to the police. Also Read - Apple releases important iOS 14.7.1 update: iPhone users must download it right now

This French guy isn t the only customer Apple has upset lately. Recently, A Reddit user complained about being delivered a burnt up iPhone 7. User Kroopthesnoop shared a photo of his burnt up matte black iPhone 7, which according to the user, exploded in transit. The images posted by the user shows the deformed box inside which the iPhone 7 is claimed to have exploded. So basically, when this user received his delivery of the iPhone, he found it in the burnt state. Something happened between the factory and delivery, is all the phone s owner had to say in his thread on Reddit. However, details about the incident are still scarce. There is no comment by Apple on the explosion, and to be fair, for now, this looks like an isolated incident. Up until now, there hasn t been any other such incident reported about the iPhone 7. Therefore, this cannot yet be seen as a smartphone defect. ALSO READ: After Samsung Galaxy Note 7, now an Apple iPhone 7 explodes

While, at one end, there are these angry customers, on the other there are people Apple should technically be mad at. One such person is the guy who threw off a new jet black iPhone 7 Plus off the tallest building in the world. Taking drop tests to all new heights (828 meter to be precise), this man drops the iPhone 7 Plus from the top of Burj Khalifa in Dubai. In the video, the vlogger does a little show and tell to prove that it is a real iPhone 7 Plus, climbs up to the 148th floor of the building and flings the phone off the building, recording the phone s fall towards nihility using a GoPro. The building is so tall, you barely see the phone fall for like seconds, and then it is just gone. ALSO READ: Watch an Apple iPhone 7 Plus being dropped from the tallest building in the world

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  • Published Date: September 30, 2016 5:46 PM IST
  • Updated Date: September 30, 2016 5:47 PM IST



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