I seem to be obsessed with wet gadgets lately. Today, Cory at Boing Boing writes about the stickers inside of phones that turn red when dunked, alerting the Verizon goons to your jack-assery. That reminds me of this tip on how to save a cellphone once its drenched in Champagne and rubbed vigorously while still in your pocket. Oh, Vegas...Anyhow:
Remove the Battery. Use a towel to remove as much of the water as possible. [Then] set it on the back of your computer monitor or TV screen over the heat vents. This is usually the perfect amount of heat to fix your phone. The convection action of the heat vents will help carry away the moisture in your phone. Leave the phone on the heat for at least 2-3 days.
Of course, after 2 to 3 days, your handset will already be hopelessly outdated. Might as well toss it.