iPhone 6 Plus Bending Tested By Consumer Reports (Video)

iphone 6 plus bending

Since Apple released the new iPhone 6 handsets, there have been various reports of the iPhone 6 Plus bending, although Apple has said that they have received just 9 formal complaints about the handsets bending, out of the millions that have been sold.

We have seen various videos of of the iPhone 6 plus bending, and now Consumer Reports has run a bunch of tests on the new iPhone 6 Plus to see how easily it bends.

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Carphone Warehouse to Reimburse Cancelled iPhone 6 Phones 4u Pre-orders

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Phones 4U has entered administration, cancelling all iPhone 6 and 6 Plus pre-orders. Earlier today, it was also revealed the company will not issue refunds for placed orders, and customers have to get in touch with their credit card companies to handle the issue.

If you’re one of the affected customers, there’s a good news for you. Carphone Warehouse has issued a statement, offering a reimbursement for those who placed an iPhone 6 pre-orders with Phones 4U — with some terms and conditions.

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The new Moto G Gets An Update, Makes Google Now Launcher Default

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Earlier this month, Motorola introduced a number of devices, including the successor to their popular budget-friendly Moto G, which now offers a bigger screen.

Moto G (2nd. generation) comes with Android 4.4.4 KitKat as its operating system out of the box, but it seems Motorola is rolling out a minor software update for the handset in several countries.

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Oppo N3 Renders Surface; More Features Revealed

Oppo n3

The alleged Oppo N3 has been leaked on a number of occasions in the past few weeks, with rumors hinting at an aluminium alloy casing, along with the rotatable style camera which was released with the Oppo N1.

Recently, two renders of the alleged Oppo N3 made their way on to the internet, showing a rotatable camera, as well as a metal casing in tow. The leak further reveals some of the specifications of the alleged handset.

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Phones 4U Will Not Deliver or Refund iPhone 6 Pre-orders

Phones 4U

Phones 4U is no longer operational as you know, and has entered administration after Vodafone and EE cancelled their contracts with the retailer. This led to its closure, putting at stake over 5,000 jobs, out which several stores have been acquired by Vodafone and EE. Dixon Carphone also took 800 staff members of the retailer, thus saving jobs.

There’s a bad news for customers who pre-orders the iPhone 6 from the retailer. Previously, the company mentioned all those who pre-ordered the iPhone 6 or the 6 Plus will get a refund, but it seems that’s not the case. As per a message posted on the website, the company doesn’t have the devices, so customers who pre-ordered them won’t receive them.

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Apple Quit Signing iOS 7.1.2, Downgrading No Longer Possible

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Apple iOS 8 has seen it’s own set of flaws since it came out. If you’re rocking existing devices and upgraded to the latest iOS 8, you should know that you can no longer downgrade to iOS 7.1.2 if you’ve upgraded since Apple has stopped signing the older updates.

It’s quite normal for Apple to stop signing the older software versions, which are stopped a week or so after a new version is rolled out so there are no surprises here.

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More Images of Motorola Shamu Leaked


Motorola Shamu has seen its fair share of leaks in the past few days. Yesterday, the handset was spotted alongside the LG G3, hinting at a much larger device.

Now, another image has surfaced for the alleged Shamu device running Android L as its operating system, codenamed quark.

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Xiaomi Mi3 Will Be Available In India Once Again

Xiaomi Mi3

Xiaomi Mi3 has seen its fair share of success in the Indian market, with the stock selling out in mere seconds during flash sales on Flipkart.

If you didn’t manage to score a device during the previous sales, there’s a piece of good news for you. During an event in Bengaluru, the company confirmed it will bring back the Xiaomi Mi3 next month, possibly during the holiday season in the region.

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Sony Schedules An Event on October 9th


Sony has scheduled an even on October 9th in the US, just a day after HTC’s October 9th event where the company is expected to launch a GoPro style camera. The event will kick off at 1:30PM Eastern Time, and will go until 3PM.

The invite reads, “You’re invited to demand great” and could be for the launch of Xperia handsets in the US, which were a little hard to get for the residents.

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