Tag: Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Catches Fire: Galaxy Note 7 All Over Again?

A woman from Long Island sued Samsung after her Galaxy Note 9 burst into flames while inside her purse. It is too early to say, but hopefully the situation does not devolve into another debacle like the Galaxy Note 7.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 18, 2018

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

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 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: Why Upcoming Flagship Is Worth The Wait And Hefty Price Tag

Samsung has received flak over the Note 7 fiasco, which is why the company is making amends this year with the launch of its new flagship Samsung Galaxy S8. Will the new phone be worth the wait?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 29, 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

iPhone 7 Plus Camera Problems: Black Screen And Error Message 'Emergency iPhone Needs To Cool Down'

iPhone 7 Plus users are reporting a black screen or error message popping up when opening their camera app. Apple has offered either to repair or replace iPhone 7 Plus units that experience camera issues.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 28, 2016

Samsung Galaxy S8 Could Have 6-Inch Screen And 'Plus' Version

Samsung Galaxy S8 could turn out to be the smartphone to own in 2017 if the many rumors are true. The latest rumor claims the device has a 6-inch screen, and that Samsung might follow Apple and release a Plus version of the device.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 27, 2016

No, The 'Galaxy Note 7' Wi-Fi Hotspot Didn't Delay Or Cancel Flight, Virgin America Says

Virgin America refutes a recent report that one of its flight got delayed due to a Galaxy Note 7 prank. The company, however, did not comment on whether a passenger indeed trolled its flight 358 by renaming his Wi-Fi hotspot with the notorious Samsung device.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 23, 2016

Samsung Cloud Reportedly Heading To The PC In 2017: Service Launched With Galaxy Note 7 Reaching More Devices

Samsung revealed that it is working on a web version of its Samsung Cloud service. Rumors say that the Samsung Cloud service for PC will be available in 2017, but no specific launch date was disclosed.

Apps/Software December 17, 2016

Galaxy Note 7: Samsung Canada To Discontinue Carrier Connectivity On Dec. 15

Samsung Canada has announced that it would be removing carrier connectivity, as well as imposing certain other functional limitations on the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone units. Network access for the Galaxy Note 7 in Canada will be stopped on Dec. 15.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 8, 2016

Apple iPhone 7 Is The Best-Selling Smartphone In US, Trumping The Samsung Galaxy S7: Kantar

The iPhone 7 was the single best-selling smartphone in the United States in the third quarter of 2016, new stats from Kantar Worldpanel reveal. The Samsung Galaxy S7 ranked third.

Apple December 8, 2016

Samsung To Explain Why Galaxy Note 7 Units Exploded Before Year Ends

Samsung will explain why the Galaxy Note 7 started blowing up, prompting the handset's pullout from the market, according to reports. The announcement will be made next month, several weeks before the Samsung Galaxy S8's expected launch.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 1, 2016

Samsung SDI Future Becomes Uncertain Due To Galaxy Note 7

Battery maker Samsung SDI is now struggling to keep its customers after being blamed for the Galaxy Note 7 incident. The company also supplies battery to OEM manufacturers such as Apple.

Business Tech November 24, 2016

IDC Survey Finds 12 Of 24 Galaxy Note 7 Owners Switching To iPhone, Provides Directional Results

An International Data Corporation survey claims that half of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 owners are transferring en masse to iPhone 7. The study, however, drew flak for this particular report due to a key variable involving its sample population.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 29, 2016

Xiaomi Mi Note 2 Is A Galaxy Note 7 Lookalike With Specs You'll Love: Snapdragon 821, 6 GB RAM, 22.56 MP Camera

Can Xiaomi's Mi Note 2 take over the void left by the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 in the smartphone market? Here's a quick rundown of this new handset's specs and features to help you decide if it’s worth trying out.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 25, 2016

LG V20 Owners Are Reporting That Camera Glass Breaks Easily: Fragile Components Used?

This early, some LG V20 owners are reporting that the glass panel that covers the handset's camera easily shatters. LG has not issued a statement yet, but the company did not use sapphire glass for the covering component.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 24, 2016

Google Pixel XL vs. Galaxy S7 Edge: What's The Better Galaxy Note 7 Alternative?

The Galaxy Note 7 is history, and a large gap remains in the Android ecosystem. We compared and contrasted Google’s Pixel XL and Samsung’s Galaxy S7 edge to see which could be a better alternative to the Note 7.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 24, 2016

LG V20 Passed Through 60,000 Quality Tests Before Production For Good Measure

LG revealed that the LG V20 has been subjected to 60,000 tests to ensure its durability and quality. They involve numerous drop tests that meet the U.S. Department of Defense MIL-STD-810G standards.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 23, 2016

Google Pixel Scratch, Bend And Burn Tests: Did The Phone By Google Survive? [Video]

The Google Pixel smartphone just went through the torture chamber. While it did not emerge entirely unscathed, the device held itself well despite getting scratched, burned and bent to become one of the most durable phones of 2016.

Google October 22, 2016

Samsung Is The Only One To Blame For Exploding Note 7 Batteries After Reportedly Testing It In-House

Samsung reportedly tested the batteries for its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones in-house at its own CTIA-certified lab.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 17, 2016

Samsung Ships Out Fireproof Boxes So Galaxy Note 7 Owners Can Return The Exploding Smartphones Safely

Samsung started shipping fire-suppressing boxes to Galaxy Note 7 owners. The special packaging seeks to ensure the safe transport of the faulty devices to designated return centers.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 12, 2016

T-Mobile And Verizon Halt Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Sales, Offering Full Refund

After AT&T announced its decision to suspend sales of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, U.S. carriers T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless have followed suit. The sales of the replacement and new units of the Samsung flagship have been halted indefinitely.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 11, 2016

Will There Be A Recall On The Replacement Galaxy Note 7? Samsung Finally Speaks Out After Production And Sales Stop

Samsung has paused production on its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone as it 'adjusts' its schedule following reports that the replacement devices are exploding.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 10, 2016

Sprint Is Letting Customers Trade In Replacement Samsung Galaxy Note 7s After Investigation Launches Into New Incident

Sprint customers can now exchange their replacement Samsung Galaxy Note 7 after investigations regarding an alleged replacement exploding on a plane were launched.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 7, 2016

Sprint Subscribers Can Exchange Their Replacement Samsung Galaxy Note 7 For Any Other Device

Sprint will now allow replacement Samsung Galaxy Note 7 units to be exchanged for other devices. The move comes after a recent incident where a Galaxy Note 7 allegedly exploded aboard a Southwest Airlines flight, which caused the flight to be canceled.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 7, 2016

Damage Control: Following Galaxy Note 7 Recall, Samsung Wants Note 7 Owners In New Commercial

Samsung aims to make good by its Galaxy Note 7 dissatisfied customers, and is preparing a video commercial featuring their testimonials. There is good money on the table, too, for those who pass the selection interview.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 6, 2016

The Exploding Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Becomes The Best Weapon In This 'GTA V' Mod

Modder HitmanNiko swapped out the sticky bomb in ‘GTA V’ for the exploding Samsung Galaxy Note 7 to create one of the best and entertaining weapons in the game.

Video Games October 4, 2016

LOOK: Did This iPhone 7 Explode Too?

An iPhone 7 owner reports that his handheld device caught fire. It is yet unclear what the reason was behind the device burning but -- just like the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 -- a faulty battery may have been the culprit.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 29, 2016

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Resale Of Safe Units Gets Delayed By 3 Days In South Korea

Samsung announces that restart of Galaxy Note 7 sales in South Korea is delayed until Oct. 1. The move is a way for the company to expedite the recall in the country, following a problem concerning exploding units.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 26, 2016

Samsung Still Prompting Galaxy Note 7 Owners To Return Their Device

Samsung is relentless in its pursuit of fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 units. Owners who still refuse to turn in the handheld devices with defective battery packs will get a safety recall notice that prompts them to exchange the device.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 23, 2016

Samsung Says Note 7 Explosions Were Caused By External Heating, Not The Battery, In China

Samsung released a statement revealing that the battery manufacturing issue that caused the recall in the smartphone in the market was not the reason why the Note 7 explosion occurred in China.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 20, 2016

Samsung Is Sued After Galaxy S7 Edge Explodes And Causes Third-Degree Burns

The first lawsuit against Samsung due to the explosion of its Galaxy S7 edge has already been filed. It threatens to expand the controversy involving the latest Galaxy Note 7, which is already being recalled in several countries for overheating issues.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 14, 2016

Reports Of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Batteries Catching Fire Now More Than 70 In The US Alone

A Canadian report details the number of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices that have overheated or caught fire. The report was disseminated as part of the recall process in cooperation with Samsung.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 14, 2016

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Problems: Some Users Report Bricking, Crashes And Boot Loops

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is in hot water, as multiple global users complained about the device entering boot loops, crashing or becoming unresponsive. The company has not yet addressed what looks like a serious hardware issue.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 30, 2016

Samsung Wants To Use The Galaxy Note 7 Iris Scanner Authentication For Banking Services

Samsung wants to tap into the iris scanner technology found on the Galaxy Note 7 flagship for its banking services. The company aims to add another layer of security via iris recognition, but the adoption rate is still slow.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 30, 2016

Galaxy Note 7 Tips And Tricks: How To Get The Most Out Of The Latest Samsung Flagship Smartphone

Samsung's latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy Note 7, is an all-around powerful device. Here are a few tips and tricks that users can do to maximize the capabilities of the Galaxy Note 7.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 29, 2016

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 S Pen Stuck? Here's How To Fix It

Samsung learned a thing or two from the Note 5 S Pen getting stuck inside the phone, but problems persist in the Galaxy Note 7. We show you how to liberate your S Pen from the flagship’s grip, and it is easy.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 22, 2016

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Teardown Reveals Many Modular Components, But Repairs Will Not Be Easy Due To Crackable Glass

iFixit carried out a teardown on the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 to get a glimpse of the device's insides and assess how easy it is to conduct self-repairs. The smartphone scored only 4 points out of 10 for repairability.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 20, 2016

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 S Pen Hands-On Video Highlights Why It's Better Than Ever: Check It Out [Video]

Samsung recently released its Galaxy Note 7 flagship, and the S Pen that comes with it is better than anything you have seen before. Writing, doodling, multitasking, file creation — they all require just a touch of the powerful stylus.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 16, 2016

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 vs Galaxy Note 5 Specs Shootout: Is It Worth The Upgrade?

Wondering how the specs and features of the latest Galaxy Note 7 stack up against its predecessor, the Galaxy Note 5? This comparison could help you ascertain if it is worth upgrading to the latest Samsung flagship.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 4, 2016

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