While we’re on the subject of Freddie Wong (flying iPhone 4)

13 08 2010

There’s no special effects or trickery involved here, just the imagination of a group of friends turning up something really quite beautiful, out of the most insignificantly simple idea. It’s kind of like American Beauty, but without the pretension of suggesting a plastic carrier bag is ‘dancing’. No, instead Freddie and co have sent an iPhone 4 aloft attached to a load of helium balloons, and filmed it, filming them, filming it. It’s also kind of brave, because iPhone 4s are  rather expensive – I’m sure this wasn’t exactly what Steve Jobs had in mind for the new unit. I bet they’re not getting any hand-over-the-aerial signal issues up there, though…