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Apple Knew iPhone 6 Bending Issue Was Real: 'Bendgate' Still Alive

Apple apparently knew all about the iPhone 6 bending issue but kept saying that there were no engineering issues with the smartphone. The information, revealed from internal documents filed in court, brings the spotlight back to the Bendgate controversy.

Apple May 25, 2018

iPhone 6 And iPhone 6 Plus 'Touch Disease' Defect Causing Screen Flicker And Unresponsive Display [Video]

It appears as if Apple is in another iPhone defect debacle, just as it is readying its iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Many iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus owners are reporting serious issues affecting the handset's screens.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 24, 2016

Nexus 6P Bendgate Not Over Yet: New Bend Test Shows Freshly Unboxed Nexus 6P Easily Breaks In Half

The first Nexus 6P bend test video was met with widespread criticism online, but the second one will probably leave your mouth hanging open. The latest video reveals a brand new Nexus 6P practically snapping in two.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 4, 2015

Nexus 6P Reportedly Fails Durability And Bend Test, But Claims Are Misleading: Here's The Deal [Video]

The Nexus 6P starred in a controversial new video that claims the handset is a 'joke' in terms of durability, but things are not quite so. The respective tests are misleading and the Nexus 6P doesn't normally bend like this video shows.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 31, 2015

Not Cool, Apple: iPhone 6s Owners Complain Of Burning Hot Touch ID Button

New iPhone 6s owners are raising complaints that their brand new smartphones have the Touch ID button heating up for no reason at all. While there’s a temporary fix to the issue, iPhone 6s owners are obviously not cool with it.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 6, 2015

iPhone 6s Goes Up Against A UFC Fighter: Who Do You Think Won?

Torture tests on the new iPhone flagships have never been brutal, literally speaking. In the latest round of tests, Apple’s iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus faced their toughest challenger yet, no other than top ranking middleweight contender Luke Rockhold.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 3, 2015

This Smartphone Is Actually Supposed To Bend

Usually, a bendable smartphone screen is seen as a bad thing. However, this new phone actually takes advantage of a flexible screen to change the way we use apps.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 28, 2015

No More Bendgate For Apple iPhone 6s And iPhone 6s Plus: This Video Might Be Proof Of Tougher Aluminum Frame

Remember the YouTube guy who bent an iPhone 6 with his bare hands? He reportedly got hold of an iPhone 6s case and put it to the bendgate test. Here is how it fared.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 20, 2015

iPhone 6s Video And Photo Renders Reveal It Will Be Thicker Than The iPhone 6

The latest leaked image renders of the upcoming iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus reveal the handsets have a slightly thicker build than their predecessors.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 3, 2015

Apple iPhone 6s Case Hints Of Unchanged Design

The latest leak about the upcoming iPhone 6s shows the new iPhone will not look any different from its predecessor.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 30, 2015

Rumor: iPhone 6s Will Have Tough Alloy Frame To Make Bendgate Impossible

Apple is purportedly looking to fit the iPhone 6s with a sturdy aluminum frame that will not bend under minimal pressure.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 11, 2015

Samsung Slams SquareTrade's Galaxy S6 Edge 'Bendgate' Report, Posts Own Bend Test Results And Demands Re-Test

Samsung has refuted a bend test performed by SquareTrade, showing the Galaxy S6 has to be put under high pressure in order to bend. In answer to the claims, Samsung has performed its own bend test.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 7, 2015

#Bendgate 2? Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Just As Bendable As Apple iPhone 6 Plus [Video]

For all of Samsung’s cheekiness over Bendgate, the Korean firm becomes the next smartphone maker forced to take the Bendgate hot seat.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 4, 2015

Bored Techies Find Time for iPhone 6 Soccer at CES 2015 [Video]

Bored at CES 2015? Join these techies at the trade show who got their game on with some iPhone 6 soccer during their downtime.

Geek January 17, 2015

New Apple Patent May Lead to Foldable iPhone, Other Flexible iDevices in the Future

Many people may have complained of Apple's bendy iPhone 6, but Apple could actually be working on a real bendy iPhone.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 7, 2015

The 9 Biggest Moments For Apple In 2014

In 2014, Apple got back on top with successful new product launches and exciting acquisitions. These were the most significant moments of the year for the tech giant.

Geek December 29, 2014

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus recall? As bendgate continues, report claims Plus crashing issue may be unfixable

New reports indicate the bending issue with the new iPhones may be more widespread then Apple has acknowledged. It also hints that problems with the memory installed in some Plus models could result in a recall of the devices.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 4, 2014

#Bendgate, The Sequel: Don’t try bending the iPad Air 2 at home

A YouTube user from Germany is putting the iPad Air 2 to test in the next installment of the #Bendgate scandal.

Internet Culture October 26, 2014

#Dyegate may be the iPhone 6's latest problem

Some iPhone 6 owners report that the dye from their jeans is turning the white strips on the gold iPhone 6 model blue. Apple just can't catch a break, can it?

Geek October 25, 2014

Man suffered second-degree burns after iPhone 6 bent and caught fire in pocket

#Bendgate continues, as a man's iPhone 6 recently caught fire and burned his leg after bending in a rickshaw accident. Phillip Lechter was treated for second degree burns following the accident.

Geek October 21, 2014

From #Bendgate to #Hairgate: Suffering from hair loss? Blame it on iPhone 6

Apple’s iPhone 6 doesn’t just bend. It rips your hair out too. Users take to social media to complain about a newly discovered flaw in Jony Ive’s design.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 9, 2014

Samsung puts behind 'Gapgate' to mock iPhone 6 'Bendgate' in new Galaxy Note 4 video

Samsung has responded to reports of a gap between the screen and metal frame of the Galaxy Note 4. The company claims that the gap does not affect the "functionality or quality" of the device.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 8, 2014

iPhone 6 #Hairgate: The funniest tweets

Forget Bendgate. Hairgate has gotten Apple's long-haired and bearded customers upset over the iPhone 6 ripping out chunks of their luscious locks.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 8, 2014

#Hairgate is the iPhone 6's latest problem

First there was #Bendgate. Now, iPhone 6 owners are complaining about another inconvenient feature of the new smartphone, its tendency to pull out their hair after making a phone call, which they have deemed #Hairgate.

Internet Culture October 5, 2014

Goodbye bendgate: Here's how to fix your bent iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus [Video]

With Bendgate plaguing Apple, users are seeking ways to fix the issue. If your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus is a victim of #Bendgate, then this funny video on how to fix the issue may give you some insights.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 4, 2014

Samsung taunts Apple with its own Galaxy Note 4 bend test [Video]

Samsung has released a new video that shows the Galaxy Note 4 undergoing a three-point bend test. The video is likely an attempt to mock Apple's Bendgate scandal and show the Galaxy Note 4 in a positive light.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 4, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 beats iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in Consumer Reports' bend test

Of the six smartphones Consumer Reports tested in the wake of Bendgate, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is the meanest and toughest of them all. Only the iPhone 5 rivaled the Note 3's endurance in the torture chamber.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 1, 2014

Lewis Hilsenteger responds to allegations that Unbox Therapy iPhone 6 Plus 'Bendgate' video may be fake (Video)

'Bendgate' is far from closed. Unbox Therapy's Lewis Hilsenteger bends an iPhone 6 Plus on the streets in front of witnesses, while Consumer Reports attests to the durability of Apple's latest batch of smartphones.

Apps/Software September 30, 2014

Worried about iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus Bendgate? Don't be, Consumer Reports says

Bendgate, the latest issue surrounding the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, is reportedly not an issue for most consumers to worry about after numerous tests on the devices were made. 'Normal' and 'typical' use should leave it bend-free, tests show.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 30, 2014

Victim of Bendgate? Your bending iPhone 6 may be eligible for replacement: Here's how

An iPhone 6 Plus that has bent may be eligible for replacement if it passes an inspection that an Apple Genius Bar employee will do on the device.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 29, 2014

Teens see if 'Bendgate' is real by bending the iPhone 6 Plus in the Apple Store

In what has been deemed 'Bendgate,' iPhone 6 Plus owners have revealed that their phones bend. This is what happens when two teens decide to see if 'Bendgate' is actually real.

Geek September 29, 2014

FBI and cops don't like iPhone 6 and it's not because of Bendgate

iOS 8 and Android L's encryption will protect criminals, says former FBI investigative division chief. Google and Apple are merely attempting to capitalize on consumer fears, he says.

Apps/Software September 29, 2014

LG tweets Bendgate joke... using an iPhone

It just did what every brand would do: poke fun at the competition. Unfortunately, the joke's on LG as it made a joke about Bendgate.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 28, 2014

Bendgate? Nah, it's 'extremely rare': Apple gives rare tour of durability test lab

Apple speaks up about Bendgate: bending iPhones are not a major problem. The company further shifted into high-gear damage control by inviting a few members of the technology press to its testing laboratory.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 27, 2014

Victim of Bendgate? Apple might just replace your iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus. What to know

Apple says that handsets that bend while placed inside the pocket will be replaced after passing the 'Visual Mechanical Inspection.' Most cases involve the new iPhone 6 devices.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 25, 2014

iPhone 6 has a flexible display? Some users are reporting bending screens

Apple could have a huge problem on its hands right now as several iPhone 6 Plus users are reporting that the screen of the device bends with considerable force.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 25, 2014

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