T-Mobile CEO Has Some Strong Words To Say About iPhone 6 Bendgate

iPhone 6T-Mobile CEO, John Legere, has come to Apple’s defence regarding iPhone 6 Bendgate issue, saying the phone doesn’t bend in regular use. During a conversation at GeekWire Summit 2014, Legere was asked about Apple’s bendable iPhone 6. He answered the question in a very casual manner, saying who would try testing the strength of such an expensive device meant for a totally different purpose. He said the whole iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus bending issue was horse****. Read More

iPhone 6 And iPhone 6 Plus Available For Pre-Order From October 7th In India

iphone 6Apple will begin the pre-booking of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus from October 7th in India, and the retail outlets will start selling the phones from October 17th.

Statement by Apple India:

”iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be available in India beginning Friday, October 17, from an expansive network of Apple Authorized Resellers. Customers can pre-order iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus beginning Tuesday, October 7.”

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iPhone 6: BendGate To BendBoard

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Bendgate, a term being used to describe Apple’s new iPhone 6 Plus’s bending issue is now also appearing in Apple’s branding communications. Apple has tried all methods, like reporter tour, a company statement and a consumer report study denying there is any such thing as bending in regular use, but an unfortunate billboard in Germany is putting paid to their efforts. Read More

Apple Delaying Launch Of iPhone 6 And iPhone 6 Plus In India

iphone 6Not only buyers, but Apple management and resellers in India are eagerly waiting for the two new devices that were announced almost three weeks ago. But due to high demand in US and planned launch of the phones in China in mid-October, the Cupertino company cannot ship the phones to India now. It is expected Apple will launch iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus by early November in India. Read More

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Will Launch On October 17th In China

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Since Chinese authorities were not satisfied with the security on the iOS of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the Chinese telecom regulatory had withheld the launch of both the new Apple phones in China. According to a report by Reuters, Apple has finally received the licences that are required by a device to run on Chinese network. Read More

People Testing iPhone 6 Plus Durability At Stores

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Despite Apple’s statement and Consumer Reports findings, people are now checking the strength of iPhones in Apple Stores itself. Two teenage boys did a durability test of iPhone 6 Plus that was on display in UK’s Apple Store. On their visit, the Apple Store specialist told them that the bending issue was just “an online rumor”, yet the boys quietly tried to deform the phone by applying pressure at both ends of the phone. They also captured the whole thing in a video and posted it on the internet. The boys were easily able to bend the iPhone 6 Plus with slight pressure after which the display popped out of its chassis. Read More

Apple Invites Reporters To Show iPhone 6 Plus Can’t Bend In Regular Use

With so much news around the bending of iPhone 6 Plus, followed by a video which showed how easily the phone bends, Apple, as expected, didn’t let the issue go unnoticed. Apple has released a statement to several different media houses, stating that bending of the phone during regular use is “extremely rare” and it was only nine customers who have complained about bending issues. Read More

The iPhone 6 Plus Could Bend In Your Pocket

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Besides people posting videos on YouTube showing how easily an iPhone 6 Plus bends, the internet is full of articles that discuss the strength of the phone. The videos specifically show how easily, with a slight pressure applied from both ends, the shape of the phone can be deformed. In fact, to make it more interesting a YouTube user has posted a video that checks whether a Samsung phone of a similar size also bends. Read More