Shaq Claims to Spend an Absurd Amount of Money Every Week on Phone Apps

Tuesday March 11th, 2014

Shaq classified himself as a 'techie' in a new interview with The Wall Street Journal, and he backs it up by saying he spends $1,000 on apps every week.

The former MVP said he has recently been spending money on deer hunting games for his mobile devices, although it seems logical to assume he is more of a tablet man, considering that an iPhone is roughly the size of his thumb.

O'Neal also said that he got the late Steve Jobs' cell phone number in an effort to get his hands on the iPad and the iPhone before they hit the market, only to have his attempts rebuffed.

The $1000 figure definitely seems exaggerated, given that, according to GigaOM, the average cost of an iPhone app is 19 cents -- not to mention the amount of space a person would use up on their device by downloading that many apps. But if anyone can afford to throw that much cash at deer hunting games, it's Shaq.


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