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  • Ravens Fans Are 14% More Likely To Fumble Their Smartphones During The Super Bowl Than 49ers Fans

    Ravens Fans Are 14% More Likely To Fumble Their Smartphones During The Super Bowl Than 49ers Fans

    Superbowl Sunday is right around the corner, and the anticipation is palpable. I can’t speak for Baltimore, but on my recent trip to San Francisco, I realized I had never seen such a large congregation of people all wearing a single team’s merchandise. But all the excitement of the big game, combined with quite a bit of alcohol, actually makes for a relatively dangerous situation… Read More

  • SquareTrade: Americans Have Spent Nearly $6B On iPhone Repair And Replacement Since 2007

    SquareTrade: Americans Have Spent Nearly $6B On iPhone Repair And Replacement Since 2007

    SquareTrade, a company that provides warranty repairs for consumer electronics, revealed in a report today that Americans have spent an approximate cumulative total of $5.9 billion on damaged iPhones since the device’s introduction in 2007. That includes the cost of repairs, replacement iPhones, and insurance deductibles for plans like the warranties SquareTrade offers, and in large… Read More

  • iCrack: The iPhone Is An Accident Magnet

    If you’ve ever thought that your iPhone had the frictional coefficient of a Slip n’ Slide, you’re not alone. A new report from SquareTrade details the accident-prone nature of Apple’s line of smartphones, reporting that over 20% of iPhones have been damaged in the last 22 months. Cracked screens abound. From a manufacturing standpoint, the iPhone wins higher marks… Read More