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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 Jan. 25, 2012

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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 Mar. 21, 2011

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Moto X beats out iPhone 5S, 5C, and Galaxy S4 for durability

After the four smartphones were dropped at five feet, slid across a table, and submerged in water for 10 seconds, one device came out the clear winner.

By Sep. 22, 2013

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

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 Apr. 15, 2014

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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 Dec. 16, 2013

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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 Jun. 27, 2013

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Where do most people accidentally destroy their iPhone?

Hint: It's in the same place where folks tend to accidentally cut themselves and warm things with fire.

By Oct. 16, 2012

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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 Sep. 18, 2012

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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

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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 Nov. 5, 2012