Internet jokers ridicule Apple’s ‘flexible’ new iPhone

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NEW YORK – Apple has been the subject of countless internet spoofs this month following the release of its new watch – and now the jokers are taking aim at the firm’s ‘flexible’ iPhone 6 Plus.

Over the last 24 hours, #BentGate, #BendGate, and #BendGhazi have been trending on Twitter.

The social media storm is surrounding claims that Appleā€™s latest handsets change shape when placed in the pocket of a tight pair of jeans.

Smashed: Over the last 24 hours, #BentGate, #BendGate, and #BendGhazi have been trending on Twitter. One user posted an image of a traditional London telephone box, bent in half with the caption: 'I put my new phone in my back pocket #bendgate'

witter user, Shaun Moynihan from North Carolina, tweeted a pictured of a crumpled MacBook with the caption: ‘Careful to NOT put your MacBook Pro in your back pocket.’

His image, which has already received more than 1,000 shares, received comments such as ‘The iPhone 6 is the first phone that adapts to you…r pocket.’

 

Another user posted an image of a traditional London telephone box, bent in half, captioned: ‘I put my new phone in my back pocket #bendgate.’

Even celebrities are being brought into the controversy. One image shows Uri Gellar, the illusionist famous for bending spoons, attempting to bend the iPhone 6 with his mind.

Crumpled: The social media storm surrounds claims that Apple's new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus change shape when placed in the pocket of a tight pair of jeans

Destroyed: Twitter user, Shaun Moynihan from North Carolina, tweeted a pictured of a crumpled MacBook with the caption: 'Careful to NOT put your MacBook Pro in your back pocket'

Latest design: It is believed that the thinner model, in addition to the use of aluminium metal in its design, causes the frame to deform. Pictured is a spoof advert showing the iPhone 6 Plus after a week

Repair kit: A post about an iPhone 6 repair kit shows a photo of a wooden rolling pin to iron out the kinks

Angles may vary: An anonymous user created an advert for Apple writing 'Not just a bigger display. A bendable display'

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