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SquareTrade's warranty now covers jailbroken iPhones

The third-party warranty service says it now covers iPhones that have been jailbroken, something that voids typical warranties.

By May 4, 2012


SquareTrade snags $238 million growth equity investment

The service, which sells warranties for consumer electronics and appliances, plans to use proceeds to fund company growth.

By January 25, 2012


Galaxy S5 bests Nexus 5, iPhone 5S, HTC One M8 in torture gantlet

The sadists at SquareTrade put the latest and greatest through the paces. Samsung's Galaxy S5 seemed to prove again that plastic is nothing to be ashamed of.

By April 15, 2014


Get a 2-year SquareTrade iPad 2 warranty for $71.99

Psst: it's available for the iPad 1, too. SquareTrade's extended warranty includes drop and spill protection, unlike Apple's slightly more expensive plan.

By March 21, 2011


Don't loan your iPhone to people in these states

SquareTrade releases data showing that Washington isn't just the nation's capital, it's also the scariest place in the country to be an iPhone.

By December 16, 2013


Pet threat: Animals cause $3 billion in annual electronics damage

Little Fluffypants and Miss Twinkletoes could take a big toll on your tech. A SquareTrade study shows pets damage 8 million electronic devices each year.

By June 27, 2013


Torture-testing the Nexus 7, iPad, and iPad Mini

While the Google tablet freaks out and shuts down when submerged in water, it holds up better in drop tests done by warranty company SquareTrade.

By November 5, 2012


Which phone cracks up in iPhone 5 vs. Galaxy S3 torture test?

SquareTrade dropped, drowned, and pounded both all-star phones, and one clearly cracked under the pressure. But was it a fair test?

By September 24, 2012


Does iPhone damage rate suggest bathroom confusion?

SquareTrade found Americans are spending billions on damaged iPhones, with a surprising amount of the destruction occurring on the john.

By September 18, 2012


It's dangerous to be an iPhone or iPad in Mississippi

SquareTrade looked at its internal data to determine where the clumsiest iPad and iPhone users can be found. Seems poor iOS devices should steer clear of the South -- and North.

By August 15, 2012