The iPhone 6 bending or not, these #bendgate jokes are too funny!

The iPhone 6 bending or not, these #bendgate jokes are too funny!
It's not a proper major iPhone launch event if there isn't some issue to go viral and raise a major ruckus on social media. It's been a while since the iPhone 4 "antennagate" scandal rocked our worlds, and the iPhone 5's "scuffgate", but for equal parts good and bad, the iPhone 6 and its #bendgate issue are back to deliver love, hate, drama, and most importantly - jokes!

By posting these little gems of satire and having a shared laugh about it, we in no way give Apple a silk glove treatment in case it somehow failed to ensure its big, beautiful phone retains its form under the most regular stress a smartphone faces in its life - being carried in a pocket. Apple isn't one to slack off when such issues arise to tarnish its name, so we're expecting it to intervene soon. And we're not talking about patenting and making wider jeans.

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iPhone 6
  • Display 4.7" 750 x 1334 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.2 MP front
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  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 1810 mAh(14h 3G talk time)
iPhone 6 Plus
  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A8, Dual-core, 1400 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 2915 mAh(24h 3G talk time)

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66 Comments

1. gaara6775

Posts: 738; Member since: May 20, 2014

I wonder,how TIM cook would feel after reading one of these. Its Bend it like Beckham all over apple.

4. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

He will pay the iFanboys to troll tech sites and Youtube with lag jokes and security jokes about Android. Oopsy, making security jokes? I see your wee wee on your puny iPhone. :P

19. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Meanwhile, enjoy bendgate............................. ;) :P :D Now they have to buy iPhone 6 repair kit. Don't bend it that way...

32. My1cent

Posts: 370; Member since: Jan 30, 2014

Waiting for this feature long time ago, imagine what you can do if they put that bendable BATTERY inside! AWESOME!

56. engineer-1701d unregistered

nothing because the software will crash it. lol

40. blitzkreig

Posts: 103; Member since: Aug 18, 2014

lol.. that was funny.. +1

6. Finalflash

Posts: 4062; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

Unfortunately no one should care what tim cook feels, it is what the customers who got screwed by this that should be worried. This is likely a problem with all iPhone 6 pluses and will eventually come around to affect all of them given time. Apple isn't going to recall anything due to millions of products being affected and they likely will issue a rubber band case like in the case of antenna-gate. Oh well, hopefully they replace those handsets affected for free. Likely this will require a substantial redesign of the phone because they made it such a tight fit to begin with.

12. CoastCity

Posts: 257; Member since: Mar 07, 2014

Hey Dali, you're bending it wrong

20. neops

Posts: 297; Member since: Jan 28, 2014

If you can't bend it, blend it. There's a blender for that https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lBUJcD6Ws6s

31. androiphone20

Posts: 1654; Member since: Jul 10, 2013

I realize most people here are making it look as if it's worse that it actually is, but the reality is it was bound to happen. It's not affecting that many devices and those that were affected already had some kind of weak spot. Did you see how much pressure it took to bend that phone in the video? Yea, you don't get that in real life situations. Wired also passed a tip showing that placing the phone in your pocket, with the screen facing towards you easily averts this "flaw". The metal plate at the back of the phone is strong enough to withhold the pressure. But yea, this is the internet and your eyeballs are all that matters.

37. medtxa

Posts: 1655; Member since: Jun 02, 2014

only iphone 6 have the pocket bending ability

41. ManusImperceptus

Posts: 724; Member since: Jun 10, 2014

Sine kind of weak spot? Yes, they're called volume controls and power button, and they're on ALL devices...! Yes, it will take a deliberate effort to bend it like in the video, but numerous users are reporting slightly bent phones simply from keeping it in their pocket. It doesn't have to bend 4% to be deformed!

55. engineer-1701d unregistered

the sad thing is people that buy apple phones will believe some of them if they see them.

57. engineer-1701d unregistered

iIT WILL BEND WITH NORMAL FORCE your legs and body when you skip out on parts to make it lighter and thinner and use aluminium its going to happen to all, the thing is it depends on your jeans pocket if you have deep pockets no problem if you have medium or short pockets and the phone sticks out it will happen the stitching on the jeans pockets at the top is alot heavier duty then your iphone 6+

62. jroc74

Posts: 6023; Member since: Dec 30, 2010

You dont have to put quotations around the word...flaw. Its an actual flaw. Anytime I have to put my phone in my pocket a certain way so it wont get bent....thats a flaw in the design. I usually did that to keep the screen from getting scratched up or kept it in a pocket with no metal.

63. synot

Posts: 277; Member since: Sep 14, 2012

And your pride for Apple is all that matters.You must have watched the wrong video (Note 3) .

65. GalaxyS5

Posts: 430; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

hahahahahahaha, did you see the video while trying to bend a NOTE 3 the similar way they bent and cracked the 6 plus? why should I buy it if I have to worry about bending it? some devices affected? dude the entire line up is affected it's a flow in the design not a defective part. wake up. and yes, I love the internet because it saves people from paying 1000$ over a 2012-built-like-craap-phone.

7. AnTuTu

Posts: 1592; Member since: Oct 14, 2012

This is the only feature I liked about new iPhones. #Bendgate

17. JC557

Posts: 1918; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

Bender Bending Rodriguez: "Bite my shiny metal a**"

24. JC557

Posts: 1918; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

And now for some Futurama related #BendGate: http://i.imgur.com/RBdwoyD.jpg

33. Ashoaib

Posts: 3269; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

3rd and 14th is hilarious :D

54. engineer-1701d unregistered

the last one with the note or alpha is my fav.

2. Tritinum

Posts: 471; Member since: May 06, 2014

Major Design flaw, I don't know what Ive was thinking.

9. AnTuTu

Posts: 1592; Member since: Oct 14, 2012

It was a hidden feature of an iPhone like many hidden features of iOS8. But they didn't want their customer to find this feature but they found it. This feature is called iBend and that's what Ive was thinking..

34. Ashoaib

Posts: 3269; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

so it is like killing two birds with one stone? note 4 competitor and if required then note edge competitor with bendable screen

3. DogeShibe

Posts: 1121; Member since: Jan 10, 2014

inb4 iTrolls.

35. Ashoaib

Posts: 3269; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

ifans cannot accept anything against apple... imesmerizm

5. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

iFanboys RAGEEEEEEEEEE.....!

8. Af1rPA

Posts: 712; Member since: Jun 12, 2014

lololololols

10. MegaEvolution

Posts: 33; Member since: Sep 24, 2014

Bent my iPhone 6 128gb space grey and iPhone 6+ 128gb gold for no reason :) Can't wait to buy another one, this time another way round, iPhone 6 the gold and 6+ the space grey, still 128gb each :) Why you ask? No reason tho :)

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