Posts tagged with: Torture Test
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    We've spent a lot of time talking about the G Flex 2 lately, praising it for its design, comfortability, and camera. We've discussed it on the last few episodes of the Pocketnow Weekly, and even the intermittent lag, one of our only complaints about the device, seems to have been fixed in the US version we tested. But while we love the curvy screen and the flashy crimson red casing, there's one part of the phone that we've practically left out of the conversation: its self-healing back. Our own Michael Fisher already tested the durability of the self-healing coating on the original G ...

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    If you've been paying attention to the Pocketnow crew the past few months, you'll know that one of us is somewhat enamored of the LG G Flex. We spent much of this week's podcast talking about our week with the unusual phablet, its curved casing a breath of excitement in an otherwise stolid and straitlaced world of right angles. But there's more to the G Flex than the subtle hint of bananaphone in its chassis. LG's latest Android device also brings another first to the high-end smartphone world: a "self-healing" coating designed to seal up minor scratches in a few minutes' time, keeping the ...

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    The common saying these days is that they don't make anything like they used to. That also holds true for smartphones since they are in no way as strong as the old Motorola bricks we carried a decade ago. Then again, they weren't called smartphones either. That's why we love torture tests. We allow people to do crazy things for us, before we're in the unfortunate situation of seeing it happen to our own investment. Usually a hammer meets a screen, or we see the usual drop test that can never be too harsh. Now this torture test is what I'd like to call the ultimate test. Not only did they ...

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