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Warranty Company Drop Tests iPad 2, PlayBook

SquareTrade is a third party warranty provider for electronics. It's essentially the alternative warranty for your new shiny gadgets when you don't want to go with the one that Best Buy pushes on you, or the AppleCare that even come in their own boxes.

While most of are conditioned to reject extended warranties, SquareTrade is trying to attract your attention by make silly viral videos of "drop tests" of the iPad 2 and the BlackBerry PlayBook.

We know that dropping gadgets is never good for them, but it's a little scary that even a waist-high drop will shatter the glass of these shiny new tablets.