“Before the launch of the iPhone 6 Plus, the idea of people being concerned about how ‘bendy’ their phone is would’ve seemed laughable,” Greg Kumparak reports for TechCrunch. “A week later, I’m hearing random people in my just-outside-of-the-echo-chamber coffee spot talk about it like they’d talk about the weather. Strange.”
“Yesterday afternoon, following complaints of new iPhones coming out of their owners’ pockets bent, YouTuber Lewis Hilsenteger posted a video of himself managing to bend the iPhone 6 Plus without much effort,” Kumparak reports. “Today, he’s back with more phones. Does the iPhone 6 bend the way the 6 Plus does? What about other aluminum-backed phones, like the HTC One M8?”
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: Clean up in aisle FUD! A bigger non-issue is difficult to imagine. Don’t sit down in such a way as to bend your smartphone. Or, for those who can’t manage to remember that, buy a heavy duty protective case and treat it like a gorilla treats luggage. There. Done.
(Lewis, you should wear some protective gloves while bend-testing devices.)
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]