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A Few iPhone 8 Plus Units Have Cracked Open: Will It Be Like The Galaxy Note 7?

Apple is investigating two cases of iPhone 8 Plus units that cracked open along the sides. The cause appears to be the iPhone 8 Plus battery, raising concerns that the device will end up like Samsung's explosive Galaxy Note 7.

Apple October 1, 2017

Galaxy Note 7 Owners, Here's What You Need To Know About Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 Trade-in Promo

Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 trade-in promo is just the thing for former Galaxy Note 7 owners, allowing them to get discounts of up to $425, but it's not exactly black and white.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 28, 2017

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Preorders For Accessories Show That The World Has Already Forgotten The Exploding Galaxy Note 7

Samsung has seemingly achieved the impossible of making the world forget the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco through the Galaxy Note 8. Mobile Fun revealed that preorders for Galaxy Note 8 accessories are trending higher compared to the Galaxy Note 7.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 26, 2017

Here Comes The Samsung Galaxy Note 8: Galaxy Note 7 Customers Will Get Discounts, Gear VR Owners Will Need New Headsets

Samsung has officially unveiled the Galaxy Note 8, with preorders starting Aug. 24 and the release date set for Sept. 15. The arrival of the smartphone will impact former Galaxy Note 7 owners and current Gear VR users.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 24, 2017

Samsung Just Can't Shake Off The Exploding Battery Curse: Batteries Of Refurbished Galaxy Note 4 Units Recalled For Overheating

Samsung can't seem to shake off the exploding battery curse, as a recall order was issued for batteries of refurbished Galaxy Note 4 units. Will the company recover from the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco with the upcoming Galaxy Note 8?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 18, 2017

The Future Of The Note 7 Is The Recycling Bin

Samsung has announced that it will begin recycling components from the recalled Note 7 devices. The company expects this to reduce the environmental impact of the recall.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 18, 2017

iFixit Teardown Reveals Samsung Galaxy Note FE And Note 7 Are Practically The Same Except For The Battery

iFixit's Samsung Galaxy Note FE teardown has made it clear: The refurbished Galaxy Note 7 is practically the same as the original, except for a smaller battery.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 13, 2017

Samsung Officially Launches Refurbished Galaxy Note 7 As Galaxy Note Fan Edition: Price, Specs, Availability, And All Other Details

Samsung has launched the refurbished Galaxy Note 7 as the Galaxy Note Fan Edition. Here are all the official details of the Galaxy Note FE, including its price, specifications, and availability.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 3, 2017

Samsung, Traumatized By The Galaxy Note 7, Looks To End Exploding Batteries Once And For All

Samsung, still hurting from the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco, is working on solid-state batteries to replace the notoriously unstable lithium-ion batteries. Will the technology be ready in time for the Galaxy S9?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 1, 2017

Refurbished Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Reportedly Launching Next Week As Galaxy Note FE: Safe This Time?

Samsung has recalled the Galaxy Note 7 twice last year over exploding batteries, but it's gearing up to launch it a third time as the Galaxy Note FE. Will it be safe this time around?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 28, 2017

The Galaxy Note 8 May Be Launching Sooner Than Expected

In an attempt to preempt Apple's iPhone 8, Samsung may release the Galaxy Note 8 sooner than expected. Here's what we know about the release date and specs of Samsung's upcoming phablet.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 7, 2017

Refurbished Galaxy Note 7 Surfaces As Galaxy Note FE In Retail Listing, Complete With Price And Specs

Samsung recalled the Galaxy Note 7 twice over exploding battery issues, but it plans to relaunch the smartphone as the Galaxy Note FE. A Korean retailer now lists the device, complete with pricing and specifications.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 1, 2017

Motorola Battery Testing Would Have Caught Note 7 Battery Flaw Early On, Motorola Engineer Says

The fiasco surrounding Samsung's exploding Note 7 phones prompted smartphone makers to revamp their safety standards. However, an engineer for Motorola says his company has made no changes to its battery manufacturing process.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 24, 2017

Refurbished Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Reportedly Launching As Galaxy Note FE

Samsung has already confirmed plans to launch a refurbished Galaxy Note 7 and more details have now surfaced. The refurbished model will reportedly arrive as the Galaxy Note FE and no, the FE is not short for 'fire.'

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 17, 2017

Galaxy Note 7 Lives Again: Samsung To Sell Refurbished Units In South Korea With Smaller Battery, Price Cut

Samsung will sell refurbished units of the controversial Galaxy Note 7 in South Korea by the end of June. The smartphone will carry a different name and will have a significant price cut.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 27, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 Battery Didn't Explode Even After A Handsaw Went Through It, And Here's Video Proof

The Samsung Galaxy S8 didn't explode or catch fire despite its battery getting nicked by a mini handsaw, and there's even a video to prove it.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 13, 2017

Is The Galaxy S8 Safe From Exploding Batteries? Here's How Samsung Made Sure

Samsung is looking to have customers forget about the embarrassing Galaxy Note 7 debacle and focus instead on the Galaxy S8. Here is how the company made sure that the Galaxy S8 is safe from exploding batteries.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 3, 2017

Samsung Will Sell Refurbished Units Of The Explosive Galaxy Note 7: Why?

Samsung confirmed previous reports that it will be selling refurbished units of the controversial Galaxy Note 7. Is it a good idea to once again sell the potentially explosive smartphone?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 28, 2017

Samsung Will Finally Shut Down Remaining Galaxy Note 7 Units In The Wild

Samsung will soon launch a mandatory software update that will disable charging on remaining Galaxy Note 7 units in South Korea. The company is striking the final nails in the coffin for the explosive smartphones.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 27, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 And S8 Plus Size Comparison With Note 7, Galaxy S7, And S6 Revealed

While the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus will use larger displays than previous models, overall size won't increase much. Renders have been published comparing the size difference with previous flagship Galaxy smartphones.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 10, 2017

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Said To Have 'Great' Codename

Samsung Galaxy Note 8, which is expected to be the successor of the Galaxy Note 7, may bear the codename 'Great.' Samsung is looking to gain back the goodwill with the Galaxy Note 8 after the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 8, 2017

Samsung Press Event At MWC 2017 Had A Surprise Guest: Guess Who?

Samsung's press event at the MWC 2017 was interrupted by Greenpeace a protester. They held a 'Rethink, Reuse, Recycle' poster with the hashtag of Galaxy Note 7.

Life & Style February 27, 2017

Is Samsung Behind The Latest Galaxy S8 Design Leak?

A Samsung app may have leaked how the Galaxy S8 device will look like. It features a computer render that resembles rumored images of the handset recently circulating in the internet.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 21, 2017

Samsung's US Reputation Dips, Ranking Drops By 42 Places: Galaxy Note 7 Fiasco To Blame?

Samsung's reputation plunges after the whole Galaxy Note 7 fiasco, with its ranking dropping by 42 places. It's no longer among the top 10 brands in the United States, according to a new poll.

Business Tech February 20, 2017

Leaks Reveal Note 7 Debacle Has Made Galaxy S8 Worse

The latest leaks indicated that Samsung might have been burned by the Note 7 fiasco more than the public believed. This is demonstrated with the way it appears to have built the Galaxy S8 as a safer rather than a better device.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 10, 2017

Galaxy Note 7 Still Causing Problems For Samsung: Fire Breaks Out At Battery Factory

The ghost of the Galaxy Note 7 continues to haunt Samsung, as a fire broke out at a Samsung SDI factory. The fire was said to have been caused by waste materials, which includes faulty batteries and half-finished products.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 8, 2017

Here's Why The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Fiasco May Have Been A Good Thing

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 fiasco has been definitely bad for the smartphone maker and consumers alike, but arguably, there's some good out of it all.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 7, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 To Boast 6 GB RAM, 128 GB Storage

Already in the news for housing the much-talked Snapdragon 835 chipset, the Samsung Galaxy S8 is also rumored to have 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage. The Galaxy S7's successor is expected to debut in March.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 1, 2017

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Announcement Roundup: Reason For Explosion, S8 Delay, Note 8 Launch, And More

Samsung has now revealed what caused Note 7 handsets to randomly burst into flames. To prevent a similar fate, it has also announced a more thorough battery safety check for all product moving forward.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 23, 2017

Samsung Announces Rigorous 8-Point Battery Safety Check To Avoid Another Galaxy Note 7-Like Fiasco

Upon announcing its Galaxy Note 7 investigation results, Samsung also unveiled a new 8-Point Battery Safety Check to ensure the safety of its future devices. Here's what this more rigorous testing process will entail.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 23, 2017

Samsung Releases Official Results Of Galaxy Note 7 Explosions Investigation: Two Kinds Of Batteries, Two Different Flaws

Samsung has finally released the official results of its investigation into the Galaxy Note 7 explosions. The probe revealed that there were two different flaws in the two kinds of batteries used for the controversial smartphone.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 23, 2017

Samsung Investigation Blames Irregular Battery Size, Manufacturing Issues For Exploding Galaxy Note 7

A new report provides more detail on the results of Samsung's investigation into the causes of the Galaxy Note 7 explosions. According to the Wall Street Journal, the reasons are irregular battery sizes and manufacturing issues.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 21, 2017

Samsung To Reveal Exploding Galaxy Note 7 Probe Results On Jan. 23

Samsung has officially set a date for a press conference to disclose findings from the Galaxy Note 7 probe. The company is expected to pin the incidents on battery flaws and ensure its future phones won’t encounter the same problems.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 20, 2017

Samsung Makes Sure Galaxy S8 Won't Repeat The Galaxy Note 7 Fiasco By Using Thermal Pipes Like The LG G6

Samsung will embed thermal pipes on its forthcoming flagship, the Galaxy S8, to prevent following the Note 7’s fiery footsteps. At the same time, LG will also use a similar technology for its forthcoming flagship, the G6.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 19, 2017

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Owners On Verizon Will Get All Their Outgoing Calls Redirected To Customer Service

Thousands of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 handsets under Verizon still haven’t been returned, even after the carrier’s attempts to force users to do so. As a last ditch effort, it will relegate outgoing calls to customer service.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 17, 2017

Researchers Develop Lithium-Ion Battery That Will Not Catch Fire: Too Late For The Samsung Galaxy Note 7

One of the biggest problems in modern consumer technology is exploding lithium-ion batteries. To address the issue, researchers have created a version of the battery that will not catch fire.

Gadgets January 17, 2017

The LG G6 Will Be Safe From Overheating: It Will Not Explode Like The Samsung Galaxy Note 7

LG has promised that the LG G6 will be safe from overheating issues, unlike the literally explosive Samsung Galaxy Note 7. The company is pushing the safety credentials of the smartphone, as safety is now a major concern among consumers.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 16, 2017

Samsung Has Identified Reason For Galaxy Note 7 Explosions, Source Says: Not Hardware Nor Software, Just The Battery

Samsung has identified the reason for the Galaxy Note 7 explosions, according to an anonymous source. The culprit is the smartphone's battery, which is not a new finding but eliminates possibilities that the hardware or software were also at fault.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 16, 2017

Samsung Galaxy Note 7: More Than 96 Percent Of Recalled Smartphones Returned

Samsung announced that more than 96 percent of the recalled Galaxy Note 7 handsets have been returned. Airlines no longer need to make pre-boarding announcements for the smartphone that were banned on aircraft.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 13, 2017

Samsung Shares Hit New Record High Despite Galaxy Note 7 Recall

By scoring a record high in the stock market, Samsung Electronics has bounced back and won over the confidence of its investors. With its Galaxy S8 set to release soon, Samsung seems to be on track to generate profits.

Business Tech January 9, 2017

Samsung Opens CES 2017 Press Conference With Galaxy Note 7 Apology: Cause Of Explosions Soon To Be Revealed

Samsung opened its CES 2017 press conference with Samsung Electronics America President and COO Tim Baxter apologizing for the Galaxy Note 7 debacle. Baxter promised that the results of the investigation into the explosions will soon be released.

Smartphones January 5, 2017

Galaxy S8 Rumors: Samsung SDI Batteries Still On Board Despite Note 7 Explosive Fiasco

Samsung has reportedly confirmed that the Galaxy S8 will pack Samsung SDI batteries despite the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco, according to a new report. Moreover, recent rumors also reveal ambitious production plans, indicating that Samsung is confident the Galaxy S8 will be a hit.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 4, 2017

They Met Their Demise In 2016: Saying Goodbye To Samsung Galaxy Note 7, Microsoft's Tay, Pebble, Google Project Ara, And Vine

In 2016, a lot of tech products and whatnot had to say good-bye, from Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 and Google's Project Ara to Microsoft's chatbot Tay. That said, here are five of the top tech that 'died' last year.

January 2, 2017

Samsung To Announce Probe Results Regarding Galaxy Note 7 Explosions Before January Ends

The Galaxy Note 7 situation may finally be put to rest. Samsung will announce the root cause behind numerous random explosions of Note 7 devices before January ends, finally capping the huge faux pas with a proper explanation.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 1, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 And S8 Plus Will Drop Hardware Navigation Keys For '3D Touch-Like' On Screen Buttons (Video)

A new report reveals some new details rumored to be included in 2017's Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. Samsung is reportedly ditching hardware navigation keys for pressure sensitive '3D Touch-like' functionality.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 31, 2016

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