Waterproof iPhone

First-Ever Waterproof USB-C iPhone to Be Auctioned Next Week

Created by Gernot Jöbstl, the world’s first waterproof USB-C iPhone X is set to be auctioned on eBay on January 19. Unlike previous ports, this iPhone X is waterproof even after the mod, according to iMore. Jöbstl’s latest creation is expected to be pricier than his previous mods as he had to go about creating...

Patent Reveals a New Apple Invention for Waterproofing iOS Devices

A new Apple patent application published today by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office covers hydrophobic conformal coatings and silicon seals for waterproofing iOS devices. According to PatentlyApple, Apple's invention is about improving moisture resistance of an assembled printed circuit board (PCB), and involves the use of a hydrophobic conformal coating, designed to increase moisture resistance of electrical components....

Fake ‘Waterproof iPhone’ Advert Tricks Users Into Destroying Their Handsets [BEWARE]

A fake advertisement titled “Update to iOS 7 and become waterproof” circulating on social networks is claiming that users can make their iPhones waterproof by upgrading their device's software, tricking users into destroying their phones, The Independent reports. The misleading ad is also accompanied by a mocked-up advert that closely resembles Apple’s official marketing (see below). The fake ad...