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Man Finds the Very Worst Use for an iPad

Customers test new IPad, on April 4, 2012 at the newly Apple store inside the Confluence shopping centre in Lyon, on the day of its inauguration. AFP PHOTO / JEFF PACHOUD (Photo credit should read JEFF PACHOUD/AFP/Getty Images)

Of all the harm you can do using an iPad (think blackmail, stalking, identity theft, and so on), beating a person with it has got to be the least effective and among the most awful. But that’s how a New York firefighter got himself arrested for assault on Sunday, allegedly bruising his wife with the device after she posted a photo online. Unfortunately, the Daily News reports, “police could not describe the image’s content.”