It seems the fashion these days is to test expensive gadgets to destruction.
CNET posted the above video of the Microsoft Surface running the gauntlet, which included putting it in a freezer, using it as a skate board, baking it a 250 degrees and frying an egg on it.
The brave device was eventually killed by a glass of wine, having taken much more than can really be expected of any non-military gadget.
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