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2014-04-01 08:33:04

Protection plan provider SquareTrade launches world's first warranty to protect Americans from a broken heart SAN FRANCISCO, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- #1-rated protection plan provider SquareTrade, which is trusted by millions of happy customers, launches a world first - insurance against the greatest of all calamities... a broken heart. The Heartbreak Protection Plan is designed to keep customers happy by offering any lovelorn American recuperative therapy and a year's...

2014-02-20 08:36:06

HTC One Tied with Moto X for Least Breakable in Everyday Danger Situations SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SquareTrade(®), the top-rated protection plan trusted by millions of happy customers, today announced the Breakability Score(TM) for HTC's One and One Max(®), comparing them to Google/Motorola's Moto X(®) and the Samsung Galaxy S(®)4. SquareTrade's Breakability Score fills in the missing gap left by traditional device reviews: it tests devices in everyday danger...

2014-01-30 08:26:59

Freezing Temperatures Poised to Cause Super Bowl Havoc On-and-Off The Field With 1 in 5 Americans Reporting Devices Disasters Due to the Cold SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As America prepares for Super Bowl XLVIII, new research from SquareTrade(®), the #1-rated protection plan trusted by millions of happy customers, reveals 23 million Americans have damaged their cell phone or tablet while caught up in the passion of a sporting event. With plunging temperatures predicted for...

2013-12-16 08:31:16

With Accidental Device Damage at All Time High, SquareTrade Reveals 10 Most Dangerous States for iPhone Owners SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SquareTrade(®), the #1-rated protection plan trusted by millions of happy customers, today released the results of its annual Clumsiest States Index. The Index reveals how states fare year over year when it comes to their citizens' rate of iPhone accidents and damage. The Index is based on claims filed by state between October 1,...

2013-09-23 08:33:42

Moto X Fares Better than the iPhone 5s and 5c in Everyday Danger Situations SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SquareTrade(®), the top-rated protection plan trusted by millions of happy customers, today announced the Breakability Score(TM) for the iPhone(®) 5C and the iPhone 5S - comparing Apple's new phones to their predecessor, the iPhone 5, Google/Motorola's Moto X(®) and the Samsung Galaxy S(®)4. SquareTrade's Breakability Score fills in the missing gap left by traditional...

2013-09-03 08:26:02

$2.8B Spent on Repairs and Replacements for Damage Caused by Kids SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SquareTrade(®), the #1rated protection plan trusted by millions of happy customers, today revealed new research about kids and electronic devices. The study found that more than 50% of American parents say their kids have damaged a mobile phone, laptop, tablet or other portable device, costing parents more than $2.8B in repairs and replacements.(1) (Photo:...

2013-06-26 08:35:13

SquareTrade Study Shows Pets Cost Owners More Than $3 Billion in Damaged Devices - Overweight, Overprotective and Coddled Pets Most Dangerous SAN FRANCISCO, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SquareTrade(®), the #1rated protection plan trusted by millions of happy customers, today revealed new research about Americans and their pets. The study shows that American pets have bitten, chewed, licked, drooled upon, and otherwise damaged more than eight million devices, which adds up to more...

2013-04-29 12:25:09

New Scorecard Fills Gap Left By Traditional Product Reviews and Calculates Danger in Everyday Situations SAN FRANCISCO, April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SquareTrade(®), the top-rated protection plan trusted by millions of happy customers, today announced its Breakability Score(TM) for the new Samsung Galaxy S®4. The SquareTrade Breakability Score ranks today's top devices based on how prone they are to break due to accidents. Evaluating key elements such as front and back panel...

2013-01-31 08:27:20

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As America prepares for Super Bowl XLVII, new research from SquareTrade(®), the top-rated protection plan trusted by millions of happy customers, reveals 23 million Americans have damaged their cell phone or tablet while caught up in the passion of a sporting event. With the action expected to be fast and furious this Sunday, SquareTrade is urging all fans to take extra care with their devices to avoid some of the most common spectator...

2012-12-13 08:29:18

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SquareTrade(®), the top-rated protection plan trusted by millions of happy customers, released new research today showing that iPhone users with certain lifestyles and habits suffer damage to their iPhones more frequently. Americans who have sex more than once a week, have tattoos, ride motorcycles and trade stocks, for example, have more commonly had accidents with their iPhones, according to the new research. (Photo:...