I just walked into an Apple Store and tried this on a 6 plus. I didn't actually bend it, but I felt the aluminum stress when I tried to deform it lightly. It really doesn't feel like it can take a lot of load
$100? Prices on TaoBao (China's ebay) are showing a markup of at least 300%. I bet it's much more than $100. It would've been 10 Million and 1 if they had more inventory :/ I'm trying to get an unlocked 128 Gb 6, and it's sold out everywhere!
Companies are out for profit, not social benefit. Honestly, I don't see US multinationals (AAPL, MSFT, GOOG etc) repatriating any overseas revenue when you compare the tax rate they can enjoy in countries like Iceland. The US needs a tax reform, not another congressional inquisition