Back in November of last year, a report surfaced that suggested that despite having an issue with exploding batteries, Samsung may begin selling refurbished Galaxy Note 7 devices in some countries around the world.
The expectation at the time was that Samsung would replace the batteries with functional ones, removing the ... Read More »
Though it is still managing the fallout from its Galaxy Note 7 recall, Samsung has confirmed that it will be maintaining the Note brand, with a Galaxy Note 8 likely arriving in late 2017. Koh Dong-jin, Samsung’s mobile chief, stated that the Note brand attracted Samsung’s most loyal customers, and thus represents a ... Read More »
Samsung Electronics today confirmed the cause of its Galaxy Note 7 fires, stating that the crisis stemmed from two separate battery issues. The first round was caused by a flaw in the battery design, which could cause electrodes to bend and eventually allow the positive and negative tabs to come into contact, short ... Read More »
In a new report, The Wall Street Journal says that Samsung’s official investigation into the Galaxy Note 7 fires has discovered that irregularly-sized batteries and a manufacturing issue are responsible. Samsung has declined to comment on the report and is holding an event on Sunday night ... Read More »
Samsung Electronics has announced that it will be holding a special event this Sunday, January 22, at which it will announce the results of its investigation into the Galaxy Note 7 fires.
After Note 7 devices began exploding, Samsung filed reports on each incident and took the proper measures in stopping sales and ... Read More »
We can’t say Verizon hasn’t tried. The carrier has recalled the Galaxy Note 7, offered incentives for people to switch to a different device, and even updated the device so it wouldn’t be able to ... Read More »
With the potential for Samsung‘s Galaxy Note 7 to explode, airlines have been making announcements before flights to inform passengers that the device is banned from being brought on board.
However, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced that it has dropped its requirement that these pre-flight announcements be made. Of course, ... Read More »
Samsung’s investigation into the infamous Galaxy Note 7 fires is coming to a close, and it looks like the company has almost figured it out. Samsung took to CES 2017 to announce that the results will come soon.
Many theorize the fires stemmed not from bad batteries, ... Read More »
T-Mobile is updating its Samsung Galaxy Note 7, effectively rendering it useless. Yes, this update will disable charging of the battery altogether. You’ll have a dead phone on your hands.
The update is 113.75MB and will require at least a 30% charge before installing. While this is a shame, folks shouldn’t ... Read More »
This month, Samsung revealed that it would send out an update that would disable the Galaxy Note 7 units left in the US, and the carriers confirmed that they’d be releasing this update to their customers. Except Verizon Wireless, which said that it would not be sending out the update to disable ... Read More »