Tag Archive: BendGate

Bendgate is back: Watch the Nexus 6P fold insanely easily

Bendgate is back, and this time, it’s an Android device that’s at the center of it. Google’s brand new Nexus 6P, which is being dubbed the company’s best smartphone by critics and consumers, is nowhere near as durable as it is pretty. Check out the video below in which the device scratches, cracks, burns, and […]

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iPhone 6 had Bendgate, 6s gets Chipgate, this week on The CultCast

This week: we celebrate CultCast 200! And just in time for the party—it’s the iPhone 6s scandal we all knew would someday come… #CHIPGATE. We’ll tell why the internet is nerd-raging over this newest iPhone scandal, and why it might just be diminishing your iPhone 6s’ battery life. Plus: the new Jobs movie is generating […]

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Here’s proof bendgate won’t be back with iPhone 6s

Apple isn’t going to repeat its bendgate error for a second year in a row, according to a video posted by Lewis Hilsenteger of Unbox Therapy, a.k.a. the man who famously bent an iPhone 6 Plus with his bare hands. Hilsenteger got hold of an iPhone 6s backplate, courtesy of renowned Apple leaker Sonny Dickson, and compared […][Read More…]

Apple Watch’s hardened aluminum in iPhone 6s could lay Bendgate to rest

It’s been rumored for months that the iPhone 6S might pick up Apple Watch’s Force Touch feature when it’s updated this Fall, but according to the Chinese media Jony Ive is also planning to use the same aluminum used in…Read more ›

LG mocks Samsung for its BendGate problems

The Samsung Galaxy S6 is a giant iPhone 6 ripoff. And like Apple’s bigger-than-big devices, it also comes with some bending problems. Tests have found that the Galaxy S6 Edge is just as easy to bend as the iPhone 6…Read more ›

Apple could bring Bendgate back — on purpose this time

The so-called Bendgate incident might have done Apple no favors in 2014, but according to a new patent published today, Cupertino is far from done when it comes to flexible iPhones — this time, purposely so. Apple’s newly-granted patent covers…Read more ›

Bendgate redux: Grassroots site posts pictures of 300 bent iPhones

Apple’s Bendgate controversy quickly blew over after the company let journos into its iPhone torture chamber and released an official statement refuting claims that the iPhone 6 is bending in users’ pockets, but a new website is shining the light…Read more ›

What if Bendgate comes to the next iPad?

Current rumor suggests that the next iPad Air will be even thinner than the last one. And as we know from the release of the last iPhone, when something’s thinner… well, it’s likely to get bent. So what will happen…Read more ›

How to make the perfect Bendgate Halloween costume

Bendgate was the Internet’s Meme of the Week at the beginning of October, so if you’re still banging your head to come up with a funny Halloween costume idea, why not  poke fun at your own love for Apple and rollout in this…Read more ›

T-Mobile CEO dismisses Bendgate as total “horse****”

You can talk about stress testing and Apple’s potential liability until you’re blue in the face, but sometimes you need to just speak about overblown subjects like the Bendgate controversy using a shred of common sense. Happily taking up that baton…Read more ›