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Consumer Reports agrees with Apple: Bendgate is ‘overblown’

Photo: Martin Hajek/Flickr CC

Suddenly everybody’s talking about bendy smartphones. Photo: Martin Hajek/Flickr CC

With Bendgate causing some worrywarts to question the structural integrity of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, Consumer Reports set out to answer the question: “How much force does it take for a phone to bend — and not bend back?”

The independent consumer-testing outfit took six smartphones — including both iPhone 6 models and an iPhone 5s — into the lab and subjected them to experiments using an Instron compression testing machine. The results are surprising.

Here’s what they found (along with a video showing Consumer Reports’ torture testing).

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HTC One M8 Has Two Cameras: Here’s Why They’re Great

HTC One M8 Has Two Cameras: Here’s Why They’re Great

When your camera is a computer instead of a dumb lens and light sensor, you can do all sorts of tricks. That’s the idea behind HTC’s new One M8, a camera which matches its two names with two lenses.

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