Obsessive 17-year-olds and iPhones

Via Daring Fireball:

17-Year-Old Unlocks iPhone

The teen estimates he spent 500 hours developing his technique, sometimes working until 9 am and then waking the next day at 4 pm to resume his work.

Obviously, anything that requires soldering is only going to appeal to a miniscule niche, so this isn’t really huge news. But there’s something admirable about a kid willing to put that amount of time into an obsessive project like this. Someone at Apple ought to line him up for an internship next summer.

Or find the kid a good psychologist.

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