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Teardown skins join the permanent dbrand lineup, now supporting even more devices (Sponsored)

The dbrand website has been infected! No, we're not talking about the currently-raging global pandemic. We're not talking about a computer virus that will hijack your bank account, either... but that one's not far off. dbrand's limited edition Teardown skins are back and as infectious as ever. There's no known cure: you can only hope your wallet will be strong enough to survive the onslaught.

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OnePlus 8 Pro comes out relatively unscathed in JerryRigEverything's durability test (Update: Teardown)

Another new flagship phone has been released (well, two), which means it's time for another video from JerryRigEverything where he tries to scratch and bend the device. This time around, Zack did his best to mangle the OnePlus 8 Pro, but the device held up fairly well to the abuse.

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The Galaxy Z Flip's glass display fails at almost every level in JerryRigEverything's torture test (Update: Teardown)

Samsung's Galaxy Z Flip was billed as the first folding phone with a glass display, but thanks to a "protective layer," the top-most surface you actually interact with is only as durable as a plastic screen protector. In a testing video published earlier today, Zack Nelson of JerryRigEverything showed off how easily the phone's display scratches, in the end, literally poking holes in it.

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Motorola Razr meets pocket sand in JerryRigEverything's durability test

Foldable phones, at least for the moment, are significantly more fragile than more common types of smartphones. The screens are plastic to allow folding, not glass, and the gap between the screen and phone body can allow dirt to get inside — something Samsung learned very quickly with the first batch of Galaxy Folds. We already have a general idea of how durable the Motorola Razr is, but now Zack from JerryRigEverything has given us a better picture.

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Dbrand releases 'Teardown' skins based on JerryRigEverything's transparent back mods

You can get vinyl skins from dbrand that make your phone look like wood, metal, or just very bright vinyl. Now, you can also get skins that make them look transparent thanks to a partnership with YouTuber Zack Nelson. You probably know him best as the disembodied voice behind the JerryRigEverything durability test videos. The skins are only available for a limited time, and there apparently are "dozens" of easter eggs.

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The Pixel 4 XL visits JerryRigEverything, fails the bend test (Update: New video)

Things that you should do with the Pixel 4 XL: take lots of pretty pictures. Things you should not do with the Pixel 4 XL: bend it. The latter advice comes courtesy of the latest JerryRigEverything video, in which the Pixel 4 XL goes through the usual battery of durability tests. Sadly, you can add the latest Pixel to the list of phones that fail when bent too far.

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OnePlus 7T cracks under the pressure of JerryRigEverything's durability test


When a noteworthy smartphone launches, there are a few predictable events one can expect — like a controversial hot-take from David and a torture test from JerryRigEverything. While the former is still in the works, the OnePlus 7T just underwent Zack's blades in a durability test — and it didn't fare too well.

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JerryRigEverything tours Galaxy Note10+ vapor chamber, S Pen wireless charging

The Galaxy Note10+ is now in the lay people's hands and some of them might be wondering what's going on inside their phones. A few might even be tempted to wedge their fingernails right under the tightly-sealed back cover of the phone. Well, for the rest of us, there's Zack Nelson of YouTube fame and another JerryRigEverything video to scratch that itch.

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Cringe for the hinge as JerryRigEverything bends his first folding phone the wrong way

Folding phones may seem futuristic, but Samsung's snafu with the Galaxy Fold made it clear that durability will be a serious question when it comes to flexible displays and folding designs. To that end, Zack over at JerryRigEverything managed to get his hands on the Royole Flexpie, which is the first folding smartphone you can actually buy. The phone was subsequently put through the full suite of scratching, bending, crunching tests, with surprising results.

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[Update: Teardown] The ASUS ZenFone 6 and its motorized camera put up a brave front in JerryRigEverything torture test

ASUS has made big strides into the flagship market with the ZenFone 6. For $499, you get great performance, a massive 5,000mAh battery, and even a motorized camera. Durability is always a concern when moving parts are involved, prompting phone-destroyer JerryRigEverything to take his picks, knife, and lighter to one.

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