As reports were coming out about replacement Galaxy Note 7s catching fire and carriers were halting sales of the device, we wondered when Samsung would come forward and do something itself. Now that time has come.
Every one of the four major US carriers have now suspended sales of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, as well as retailers like Best Buy. This is due to the devices still catching fire and exploding, despite them being recalled and claimed “safe” ... Read More »
Over the weekend, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless all confirmed that they would be halting sales of the Galaxy Note 7 and that owners could replace their device with any other phone.
Now Sprint has officially confirmed that it is ceasing sales of replacement Galaxy Note 7 units as well, adding that customers who have a Note 7 can ... Read More »
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Last week, a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 caught fire while on board a Southwest flight and forced the crew and passengers to evacuate. Since then, other units around the globe have caught fire, including one in Minnesota where the owner was forced to go to the hospital.
Over the weekend, following scattered reports that replacement ... Read More »
The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recall may have replaced defective devices with models that Samsung claims are safe, but some are worrying that there is still a risk of the devices exploding (at least a bigger risk than usual, as all lithium ion devices ... Read More »
However, recent reports surfaced about a replacement Galaxy Note 7 caught fire while on a Southwest airplane earlier this week, and so fears that the issue may not been resolved have cropped ... Read More »
Last month, Samsung shipped 500,000 replacement Galaxy Note 7 units to in the United States following a global recall of the flagship phablet. Unfortunately for Samsung, though, one of those replacement units reportedly caught fire and forced a flight to evacuate before it left the ground.
As reported by USA Today and The Verge, Brian Green picked ... Read More »
South Korean carrier SK Telecom has announced a brand new smartphone in the Galaxy A lineup from Samsung, raising the curtain on the Galaxy A8 (2016).
The Galaxy A8 (2016) is now officially official. The new device boasts a 5.7-inch 1080p HD display with an octa-core Exynos 7420 processor under the hood. It’s running Android ... Read More »
Samsung’s proprietary mobile payment system is expanding to Russia. Starting today, folks in Russia will be able to use Samsung Pay with five banks. Those are Alfa-Bank Banking Group, VTB24, MTS Bank, Raiffeisen Bank, Russian Standard Bank, and Yandex.
The list of devices that support Samsung Pay in Russia is similarly short. You’ll need ... Read More »
The adoption of the fingerprint sensor on smartphones is huge among phone makers, but app support hasn’t quite matched that growth. While a few apps have support using your fingerprint for authentication, it’s still an an uncommon trick.