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Early iPhone 4 buyers will surely find this new Slate video lampooning Apple's "holier-than-thou" nature to their liking. In it, the tech giant's engineers gush about the new, absolutely revolutionary product they've created: the bumper (a glorified iPhone case). Yes, it's that thing that Apple has been handing out to customers for the past several weeks as a corrective for all the calls the new iPhones have been dropping. Steve Jobs probably won't be laughing along with Farhad Manjoo on this one.


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