The new iPhones are out in the wild, but not everyone is taking the best care of the coveted new devices. Check out the latest torture test results.
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.
Brian Tong and Sharon Vaknin and TechRepublic's Bill Detwiler perform a series of torture tests live on and near the CNET stage, from freezing an iPad Mini in a block of ice to running over an Acer Chromebook with a bus. Plus, Jeff Bakalar visits the High Roller, the largest observation wheel in the world, to see if the iPhone 5S can withstand crushing force inside its drivetrain.
CNET gets a glimpse inside Samsung's secretive mobile device and home appliance testing labs in South Korea.
The Korean electronics giant develops and tests its washing machines, refrigerators, and other appliances at its headquarters in Suwon, South Korea. CNET gives you a tour.
The screen on Apple's new tablet fails to survive what seems to be a pretty mellow drop, but that's only the beginning of this sadistic gauntlet of device deconstruction.
The BBQ10 couldn't handle a day of R&R. Maybe you can show it the good life.
After a day at the zoo gone wrong, the S4 Active could be yours for the fixing.
Early iPhone 5S and 5C adopters are eagerly subjecting the smartphones to torture. Do the new iPhones take a licking and keep on ticking?
Lexy and Matt hit an ice rink to see how our tough cameras perform in rough and cold conditions. Then they're frozen in ice for one final torture experience.