1. Snoops8's Avatar
    Heart Patient Risk From iPad2 Found by 14-Year-Old - Bloomberg

    Not sure if posted before.

    Summary: 14 year old student G. Chien discovered that the magnets within the ipad 2 cover has a 30% chance of stopping a defibrillator from working. So please don't hold the ipad 2 close to your heart, because it can literally kill you.

    A defibrillator is a device that's installed in your chest that acts as a pacemaker, used in cases where someone's heart doesn't beat properly (e.g. cardiac disrhythmias).
    05-11-2013 11:54 PM
  2. BIGPADDY's Avatar
    That bad news they should call for the ipads and exchange for replacement with less magnetic strength, but it might be to late for such an exchange.
    05-16-2013 03:45 PM

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