TMCNet:  Pharrell puts phones to test ; celeb WATCH [Daily Post (Liverpool, England)]

[January 10, 2014]

Pharrell puts phones to test ; celeb WATCH [Daily Post (Liverpool, England)]

(Daily Post (Liverpool, England) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) SINGER Pharrell Williams submerged his own mobile phone in water and dropped a steel ball on an iPhone as he lent his star power to a technology demonstration.

The rapper and record producer, who has had a string of hits including Blurred Lines, Happy and Get Lucky, showed off the Liquipel watersafe technology at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The hydrophobic casing creates a new surface on smartphones and tablets to repel liquid and prevent corrosion. Williams held his own Samsung phone under water during the demonstration, before showing the huge crowd of fans that it still worked.


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