Apple screwed up big time on the iOS 8.01 update. It should never have been released.
But as for #bendgate . It’s got all the hallmarks of yet another techno panic by the media. Think back to Antenna gate on iPhone 4, lens flares on the IPhone 5 camera and touchID spoofing on iPhone 5s.
It’s not put me off in the slightest. But if you’re concerned , here’s a non techno panic rational account of the problem , together with ways to avoid it ;
Yes, the aluminum iPhone 6 and 6 Plus will bend if put under too much pressure, because physics via @iMore – Read on Path.