Anthropologist Amber Case has made a career out of studying the ways people interact with technology. She claims in Ted Talk that since the smart phone is essentially an augmentation of our mental selves, smart-phone users are now cyborgs.
If that's so, then it's now time to realize the dreams of sci-fi nerds everywhere and weaponize our cyborg selves.
How? Meet the Yellow Jacket, the world's first iPhone case that doubles as a stun gun.
The case dispenses 650,000 volts of electricity, enough to drop a fully drunk Russell Crowe. That is like putting the power of Zeus in your iPhone. No longer just a cyborg, you can now be a god.
For those worried about putting that much juice next to your noodle, the case comes with a double-safety.
"In less than two seconds, both safety mechanisms can be deactivated and the Yellow Jacket stun gun is ready for action. Compare this to a regular stun gun, which can take five to 10 seconds to find and deploy," reads the Yellow Jacket website.
In a product demo video, Yellow Jacket's inventor says it is most effective as a self-defense tool because it's something people almost always have within reach.
And if that wasn't enough, Yellow Jacket's battery will also provide one complete charge for an iPhone 4.
The Yellow Jacket hasn't actually been released yet but is available for pre-order online. Android models are also on the way.