FUN!: The 'See How High You Can Throw Your Phone' App

August 6, 2013


'Send Me To Heaven' is a real Android app (Apple denied it) that measures how high you throw your phone in the air. It's like a game. A game where the equipment costs $400 and breaks every time you don't win. Basically, the best kind of game.

S.M.T.H. (Send Me To Heaven) is a sport game. Player throws his phone as high as he can. The higher, the better. The phone registers the height and uploads result to leader boards. World Top 10, Week Top 10 and Day Top 10 lists are available.

Hints: Be careful not to injure yourself or others. Be always aware that there is enough space above you and around you. Do some training to learn right skills to get best results. Switch on GPS on your phone and allow the App to use location to be able to take part in local competitions.

Known issues: Game works only on ARMv7 phones. Some phones show wrong results (usually 0 meters) when they rotate.

Listen -- I've probably gone through six phones in the past three years and I'm not even purposefully throwing them. I just drink a lot and refuse to use a case. That said, I'm the king of throwing food really high in the air and catching it in my mouth. It's taken years of practice to get this good though. You ever been hit in the tooth by a Skittle from thirty-feet up? It feels like a hockey puck. Never been hit in the mouth by a hockey puck before? Smile real big and I'll hit you with a frozen chicken breast.

Hit the jump for some sort of video.

Thanks to lizzy, who agrees it's a game best played with someone else's phone. And to Side Effect, which may include bodily injury, shattered screens, lost contacts, and everyone around you thinking you're a f***ing crazy person.

  • Paroni

    They had this kind of application for Nokia N900 back in the day, but only us nerds know about it.

  • KLanD

    An app that can break your phone...? I'm surprised Apple banned it, it sounds like something that's right up their alley.

  • Bubbubsky

    Bingo! Any corporation should love this, because it's encouraging people to break something they'll have to buy again.

  • Dom Barlow

    So... no just dropping it, parachutes, spinning it or rockets, but, and bear with me here, what if you throw it while standing on a mattress? If you throw it straight up, and wait until a break in the wind, it shouldn't travel too far away from you, so a double mattress should be ideal to prevent phone breakages...

    ...I've given this waaaay to much thought.

  • The Magnificent Newtboy

    or a bouncy castle!

  • Brant_Alan

    Trampoline, quick!

  • Jay

    This is how it's done in New Zealand. On Vodafone only though.

  • WhiteEagle2

    It wouldn't surprise me if apple made this app for android phones (but no iPhones) to help destroy the competition.

  • Jacques-Andr√© Langelier

    That day Geekologie cost me a Galazy S3. do i get a refund?

  • Celista

    phone-sized catapault + parachute, that is all.

  • Bottom left of the graphic.... no parachutes.

  • no more im full

    catapult is still go

  • The Magnificent Newtboy

    I wonder if they measure the speed of the decent...

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