First iPhone 6 Buyer Drops New iPhone On Live TV

Watch as the first iPhone 6 buyer drops his new iPhone on the sidewalk.

The first iPhone 6 buyer dropped the new iPhone to the sidewalk seconds after buying it, on live TV. You can tell nothing good is going to happen as Jack struggles to open the iPhone 6 box, and seconds later the first iPhone 6 sold in Australia becomes the first iPhone 6 dropped. As he […]

Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Galaxy S4 Video Shows Improved Durability

See how the Galaxy S5 vs Galaxy S4 durability tests turn out.

The Samsung Galaxy S5 release brings a new design that is water-resistant and dust-resistant, but it is not a rugged smartphone. With a new design potential buyers want to know if in addition to withstanding water, the Galaxy S5 can survive drops and other abuse. A new video shows the Galaxy S5 vs Galaxy S4 […]

Plastic Samsung Galaxy S4 Loses To iPhone 5 in Drop Test

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Plastic vs. aluminum. iPhone vs. Samsung Galaxy S4. A new drop test compares the durability of these two devices to see if the plastic Galaxy S4 can survive drops better than the aluminum iPhone 5. The latest drop test comes from YouTube user TechSmartt who dropped both the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the iPhone 5 […]

Cygnett WorkMate Evolution Case for Samsung Galaxy S4 Drop Test

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The Cygnett WorkMate Evolution case for the Samsung Galaxy S4 gives owners of the new handset a rugged protective case that they promise will keep the phone intact, even if the user drops it on hard pavement. They decided to prove their claim in a drop test video posted to YouTube, which we have below. The […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Drop Test

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 phablet, with its massive 5.5-inch display suffered through a drop-test by the same guys recently drop tested the Samsung Galaxy S III and iPhone 5. Android Authority’s Note 2 drop test includes dropping the giant Android smartphone from three different heights. Android Authority tested the Samsung Galaxy S III and the iPhone 5 […]

iPhone 5 vs. Samsung Galaxy S III Head to Head Drop Test

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The folks with Android Authority put the Apple iPhone 5 and the most popular Android phone, the Samsung Galaxy S III, to a head to head drop test. We already saw one iPhone drop test, but in this shows a comparison with the Galaxy S III and how it acquits itself at various heights. They dropped the […]

Samsung Galaxy S III vs. iPhone 4S Drop Test (Video)

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The Samsung Galaxy S III is on the way to U.S. carriers, but you don’t have to wait to see how strong the Galaxy S III is. SquareTrade took to the streets with the Galaxy S III and the iPhone 4S for a series of drop tests to see which phone survived a drop from […]

Watch in Agony as the New iPad is Drop Tested (Video)

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The new iPad has only been around for a weekend, but we already have our first look at how well it can handle a drop. In short. Not well. SquareTrade, a company that sells gadget warranties, bought a new iPad and an iPad 2, and proceeded to drop them from waist and shoulder height, with disappointing smacks, […]

Why 20% Of You Should Buy an iPad Warranty

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The iPad is a well designed tablet, but it isn’t an unbreakable tablet. According to SquareTrade’s iPad reliability study, published this week, the iPad 2 is 3.5 times more likely to break than the original iPad. Part of this is thanks to the thinner glass used on the front of the iPad. During the first year, 9.8% […]

Samsung Galaxy S II Trounces iPhone 4S in Drop Test

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Those of you out there hoping to get a glimpse at the iPhone 4S and the Samsung Galaxy S II getting destroyed for the sake of entertainment are in luck because SquareTrade has released a new drop test pitting Apple’s latest iPhone against Samsung’s iconic Android device. A little forewarning though, if you’re like me, […]