Amazon is updating its Fire tablet lineup with the release of four new tablets. This refresh includes the Fire 7, Fire HD 8, Fire 7 Kids Edition, and Fire HD 8 Kids Edition. Though the update is largely a refresh of existing devices (the Fire HD 8 Kids Edition is new), it stands ... Read More »
Yes, it’s another Samsung battery fire story. This time it wasn’t a device catching fire, but waste materials (including discarded lithium batteries) in a Samsung SDI factory in Tianjin, China that caught fire.
The fire was put out and no one was hurt. Unfortunately, this is a factory of one of the suppliers of the 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 »
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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 »
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 »
As two weeks ago, Samsung claimed that there were 35 cases of problems when it comes to the Galaxy Note 7‘s battery. There have been no major injuries until today, where a Note 7 exploded in the hands of a 6-year-old.
The boy was watching ... Read More »
Samsung has recalled the Galaxy Note 7 for defective batteries that are at a risk of exploding or catching fire, and this may cause more problems for owners of the device than anticipated. The FAA is considering banning them from flights.
The FAA and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration ... Read More »
Though this is an uncommon occurrence, it does happen. Whenever you have a lithium ion battery, you have a risk for burning or even an explosion. The latest device to burn up is a Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+, specifically from Sprint.
The owner of this device claims that he plugged ... Read More »
When the Kindle Fire first came out, the director of Amazon’s Silk browser project, Jon Jenkins, was sure to mention that Amazon doesn’t really care if you root the Kindle Fire or not. He said that “it’s going to get rooted, and what you do after you root it is up to you.” Not only ... Read More »
Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year in the United States, has come and gone, leaving many victors and losers in its aftermath. Waffle maker riots may have been the hot topic of the weekend, but now that things have calmed down, manufacturers and retailers are starting to talk turkey.
While they won’t ... Read More »