Antennagate

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First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

German Mag Bends iPhone, Apple Pulls Their Accreditation

Apple has pulled Computer Bild’s accreditation after the German mag published a Bendgate video. The magazine’s editor-in-chief fired back with a letter addressing Tim Cook.Computer Bild is probably not the only publication to feel the wrath of Apple by ... [Published Softpedia - 5 hours ago]
Entities: Apple Inc, iPhone, Tim Cook
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 3 reports

There is One Thing I Noticed About All of These Apple #Bendgate Videos...

Apple's iPhone 6 announcement earlier this month revealed two big-screened devices. The product unveiling barely moved the needle on the company's stagnant stock price, but consumers were salivating beyond analyst expectations.In fact, consumer demand ... [Published Tech Vibes - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

iOS 8.02 doesn’t fix iPhone 6 connectivity and Touch ID problems

Apple has failed to tackle connectivity and security problems with the iPhone 6 and older-gen devices at its second attempt, user testimonies suggest, as the gadget-maker faces its biggest PR meltdown since Antennagate .On Friday, iOS 8.0.2 was made available ... [Published USwitch.com - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Apple and Oracle - Are We Suckers or What?

"There's a sucker born every minute."What's kind of funny about that famous quote is that there is no record of P.T. Barnum ever saying it, and there's he was too smart to have done so. Whether Barnum made the observation or whether those words were uttered ... [Published Tech News World - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Samsung offers a blueprint for the Apple iPhone 7 in latest jab at its rival

Thanks to our loyal reader Alex, we have a copy of a local newspaper ad that Samsung ran for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 . On the top of the ad is a "blueprint" for the Galaxy Note 4. On the bottom, the copy reads, " Dear Apple. Here's a headstart for the ... [Published Phone Arena - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 3 reports

Apple puts iPhones through the wringer to prove #Bendgate is overblown

Only nine people complained to Apple about the iPhone 6 Plus bending in their pockets , but that’s not going to stop the Internet from joking about #Bendgate. So the company is trying to manage its PR crisis by opening the doors to its supersecret testing ... [Published Macworld - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 4 reports

Apple responds to #bendgate allegations, expands iPhone 6/6 Plus availability

Reports of brand-new iPhone 6 and especially 6 Plus units bending under very mild pressure may have gone viral, but according to Apple, merely nine customers filed official complaints in the wake of #bendgate.It’s already been called the most damaging ... [Published VR Zone - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 3 reports

Apple responds to bent iPhone 6 Plus phenomenon, says only nine people have contacted them

First there was “ Antennagate ” and now Apple is apparently dealing with a whole new issue the Internet has dubbed “ Bendgate ,” the unintentional bending of the iPhone 6 Plus while performing ordinary tasks like carrying the phone in your pocket.The ... [Published TechSpot - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 6 reports

8 reasons why Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus 'bendgate' is a good thing

The newest Apple "gate" is upon us. Many users complain that their new iPhones bend in the pants . Flexible display is a compelling technology, when designed that way . Surely, Apple doesn't want customers, ah, adapting iPhone 6 and 6 Plus designs in ... [Published Beta News - Sep 25 2014]
Entities: Apple Inc, iPhone 6, iPhone
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 7 reports

UPDATE 1-Apple iPhone rollout marred by 'bendgate,' dropped cell service

(Recasts to add withdrawal of iOS 8 update, adds comment fromBlackBerry CEO, 14th paragraph)By Christina Farr(Reuters) - Two new Appleproducts hit speed bumps on Wednesday: iPhone 6 Plus buyersdiscovered their phones can bend when placed in back poc ... [Published Reuters - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 7 reports

Apple customers discover unexpected flexibility in iPhone 6 Plus

(Reuters) - Apple iPhone 6Plus buyers have discovered an unexpected quirk in their newphones: they bend when placed in back pockets."Bendgate," as the issue has already been dubbed onsocial-media sites, is a reminder of 2010's "antennagate," wheniPhone ... [Published Reuters - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 5 reports

Some iPhone 6 Owners Have Accidentally Bent Their Phones

As is custom with all of Apple's iPhone launches since 'Antennagate' fans have been avidly stripping the latest iPhone down and searching for a hidden flaw or weakness and it looks like they've found one.Apparently if you apply enough pressure to the ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Sep 24 2014]

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Discuss "Opinion: Why the iPhone 6 bends and why it wouldn’t be an issue if Apple addressed it properly" with our community
...In Motorola's ad, the company mentioned the phone's dual antenna system that " allows you to hold the phone anyway you like ."
...Woe betide us all if the US Federal Trade Commission gets involved and forces Apple to slap on warning labels - like those on cigarette packages. "Warning: Walking or driving for long periods may be dangerous to your device"
"I urge Apple to hire me to explain to the world that this is not the company’s fault at all" he said. “I don’t own an iPhone 6 — I’m loyal to my BlackBerry and would never change — but if I did I have no doubt I could bend it with my mind.”

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10 Things that would be totally different if St... [Published Citifmonline - 2 hours ago]
Opinion: Why the iPhone 6 bends and why it woul... [Published 9 to 5 Mac - 4 hours ago]
German Mag Bends iPhone, Apple Pulls Their Accr... [Published Softpedia - 5 hours ago]
iPhone 6 Bendgate Isn't Over. The Missing Scien... [Published Forbes.com - 7 hours ago]
Apple gives tours of testing facilities to assu... [Published Tech Republic - 23 hours ago]
There is One Thing I Noticed About All of These... [Published Tech Vibes - 23 hours ago]
How Steve Jobs set Apple up to survive silly co... [Published Quartz - Sep 29 2014]
iOS 8.02 doesn’t fix iPhone 6 connectivity and ... [Published USwitch.com - Sep 29 2014]
How Steve Jobs Would Have Handled #Bendgate [Published Softpedia - Sep 29 2014]
Apple and Oracle - Are We Suckers or What? [Published Tech News World - Sep 29 2014]
Samsung offers a blueprint for the Apple iPhone... [Published Phone Arena - Sep 28 2014]
If your iPhone 6 or 6 Plus gets bent, you’ve on... [Published ITProPortal.com - Sep 27 2014]
7 Days: A week of Windows Phone updates, Surfac... [Published Neowin.net - Sep 27 2014]
Gillmor Gang: Five Card Stud [Published TechCrunch - Sep 27 2014]
Uri Geller on 'Bendgate': Mind powers cause iPh... [Published Haaretz - Sep 27 2014]
#Bendgate Debunked: iPhone 6 Sturdy Enough for ... [Published Softpedia - Sep 27 2014]
After Apple Inc. dodged the iPhone 6 Plus BendG... [Published Apple Insider - Sep 27 2014]
Here's what Consumer Reports thinks about the A... [Published Phone Arena - Sep 27 2014]
Samsung Electronics : Bendgate: social media us... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 27 2014]
Apple Really Needs To Get It Together [Published ReadWriteWeb - Sep 26 2014]
Bendgate: 5 Things Apple Will Do Next [Published Huffington Post - Sep 26 2014]
Apple's wild week wrap-up: iOS 8.0.2, Bendgate ... [Published Kim Komando - Sep 26 2014]
Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus: Bigger and better th... [Published Singapore Hardware Zone - Sep 26 2014]
Apple Fights Back Over Bending iPhone 6 Plus Re... [Published Daily Finance - Sep 26 2014]
Conan teases Apple for Bendgate topic, but frui... [Published MSN UK - Sep 26 2014]
Apple puts iPhones through the wringer to prove... [Published Macworld - Sep 26 2014]
33 Million Views Later, iPhone 6 Bendgate Video... [Published Softpedia - Sep 26 2014]
Why Apple Has To Take Bendgate Seriously [Published Seeking Alpha - Sep 26 2014]
LOL: LG's attempt to slam Apple over 'Bendgate'... [Published BGR - Sep 26 2014]
iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus Cases to Help You Beat ... [Published eWeek - Sep 26 2014]
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Opinion: Why the iPhone 6 bends and why it woul... [Published 9 to 5 Mac - 4 hours ago]
Last week, #BendGate took the Internet by storm . I’m sure you’re all familiar with it by now, but if not, BendGate was created from an alleged bending issue with Apple’s iPhone 6 Plus. There’s a specific weak point on the inside of the chassis right ...
Apple Really Needs To Get It Together [Published ReadWriteWeb - Sep 26 2014]
Warning: Following Apple’s approach to iPhone problems could give you whiplash. The iPhone 6 Plus is bending ? (Sticks fingers in ears.) La, la, la, la, la….We checked it out. It can't be bending. We tested the hell out of it.  And no, nine incidences ...
Apple invites media inside its top-secret devic... [Published The Next Web - Sep 25 2014]
Apple just opened the door ever so slightly into its world of design and testing hoping to squelch bendgate. The same thing happened with Antennagate. After talking with the media about the iPhone 4’s antenna flaw, the company took select media on a tour ...
Pockets are for wallets, not iPhones: Issues wi... [Published SiliconANGLE - Sep 25 2014]
iPhone users are reporting major software and hardware issues just a week after the release of iOS 8, the iPhone 6, and the iPhone 6 Plus. Apple Inc. pushed out its first iOS 8 software update on Wednesday, but some users who upgraded are regretting ...
3 Ways Apple Can Turn ‘Bendgate’ and iOS 8 Into... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Sep 25 2014]
To say that Apple has had a diverse range of media coverage this week would be an understatement. After launching its highly anticipated larger-screen iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models last Friday, the company triumphantly announced that it had surpassed ...
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