“We’re designing an authoritative test to find out whether Apple’s new phones have structural issues,” Glenn Derene writes for Consumer Reports.

“Photos and videos have surfaced showing bent iPhone 6 Pluses (it’s unclear whether the issue is affecting the smaller iPhone 6),” Derene writes. “Predictably, rumors have swirled about just why this is happening.”

“Well as luck would have it, Consumer Reports has exactly the right equipment to test this sort of thing, and we’ve used it to test the flexibility of phones before,” Derene writes. “We want to do a scientifically valid test of the structural strength of the new iPhones as well as that of comparable phones, and we’ll have results soon. So stay tuned.”

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MacDailyNews Take: Leave it to these idiots to try jumping on the bandwagon after it’s already sped on by with their so-called ‘authoritative test’ as if the world’s most valuable company and the world’s most profitable smartphone maker doesn’t thoroughly stress test their products approximately a billion times more comprehensively than two morons with a low-end Instron packed into a broom closet in Yonkers.

With nine (9) iPhone 6/Plus units affected out of roughly 15 million units sold to date, the odds of having an iPhone 6 Plus bend are 1,666,667 to 1. The odds of being struck by lightning are 576,000 to 1.

Stick to reviewing toaster ovens and vacuum cleaners for grandmas, boys.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Fred Mertz” and “Dan K.” for the heads up.]

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