Bendgate

Google Nexus 6P Bends and Breaks in Half Like a Cheap Toy [VIDEO]

When the iPhone 6 Plus was released last year, Apple faced serious criticism from a number of customers who claimed that their new iPhones had bent in their pockets. Companies like LG, Samsung, HTC and even BlackBerry took advantage of the ‘Bendgate', though it was short lived and the issue was in fact not as serious as...

SquareTrade Labs: Apple Solves Bend Problem with iPhone 6s

According to an independent series of tests conducted by SquareTrade Labs, Apple has solved the “Bendgate” problem with its new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. The San Francisco company put the latest generation of iPhones and the rival Samsung Galaxy S Note 5 through torture tests to evaluate the devices’ durability. The handsets were...

Alleged ‘iPhone 6s’ Shell Subjected to Bend Test [WATCH]

Unbox Therapy, which originally published the iPhone 6 Plus "bendgate" video that went viral last year, has just published another video showcasing scientific material analysis of the alleged iPhone 6s shell and also performed a bend test using a more scientific method. Rumours of a much stronger 7000 Series aluminum iPhone 6s shell surfaced as early as April around...

Foxconn CEO on Bendgate: Don’t Blindly Listen To It

Mocking the idea that the iPhone 6 Plus has a bending problem, Terry Gou, the outspoken CEO of Foxconn, has said that rivals were behind the controversy, reiterating Apple that the complaints had been overblown, and that the phone warping was extremely rare. “How can a phone bend? This was all caused by distortions from competitors. Don’t blindly listen to...

Apple on Bendgate: iPhone Warping Through Normal Use is “Extremely Rare”

Following the recent criticism from some customers who say that their new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus devices have bent in their pocket, Apple has officially responded to the ‘bendgate' saying that the cases of an iPhone warping through normal use are "extremely rare.” According to The Wall Street Journal, Apple says only nine customers have contacted the...

HTC, BlackBerry, LG and Samsung Take Jabs at iPhone 6 ‘Bendgate’

Looks like all the key players in smartphone market are already mocking the iPhone 6 / 6 Plus ‘bendgate’ controversy, in the form of tweets and comments. As pointed out by MacRumors, LG and HTC were among the first to attack Apple on their respective Twitter accounts. BlackBerry CEO mentioned the bending issue during the company's...