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FRIDAY FUNNY: Not All Field Tests Are Successful

Written by Heidi Schwartz. Posted in FacilityBlog, Friday Funny, Technology, Topics

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Published on February 22, 2013 with No Comments

We’ve just come through the hype of Super Bowl commercials, where ordinary products appear to do amazing things. But in the real world, this isn’t always the case.

Sometimes, the situation is far less predictable, and we’re not just talking about failure one day after the warranty expires. This series of spoof videos from Toshiba is a comical example. It involve two men—super dork engineers Matt and Jamie—who get their kicks out of putting Toshiba laptops and televisions through extreme tests against things like monster trucks, steam rooms, and car washes.

Sometimes the results are not exactly made for prime time. Take a look at what happens when laptop meets car wash:

About Heidi Schwartz

Heidi Schwartz

Schwartz joined Group C Media in April 1989 as managing editor of Today's Facility Manager (TFM) magazine (formerly Business Interiors) where she was subsequently promoted to editor/co-publisher of the monthly trade magazine for facility management professionals. In September 2012, she took over the newly created position of internet director for TFM's parent company, Group C Media, where she is charged with developing content and creating online strategies for TFM and its sister publication, Business Facilities. Schwartz can be reached at

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