Tag Archives: Explosions

Fire-Extinguishing Lithium-Ion Batteries Could Prevent Explosions: Study

The unfortunate debacle of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has already made other mobile manufacturing companies extremely cautious towards what’s widely thought to be the cause of the issue – faulty batteries. Companies like LG have already started rigorous processes to ensure that their smartphones carry durable and non-explosive batteries. In a bid to make smartphone batteries better in terms of ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Explosions Caused by Battery, Probe Supposedly Finds

A Samsung Electronics Co Ltd investigation into what caused some Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to catch fire has concluded that the battery was the main reason, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday. Samsung is seeking to put behind it the Galaxy Note 7 explosions, one of the biggest product safety failures in tech history, as it ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7’s ‘Tweaked SoC’ Could Be the Cause of Explosions

Samsung may have dug itself into a hole too deep to come out unscathed. The company is in the process of unprecedented second recall, after ‘safe’ Galaxy Note 7 replacement units also started to catch fire. While the engineers at Samsung cannot pin down a solid reason for these explosions, a report suggests that the SoC is to blame, and ... Read More »

Samsung Engineers Unable to Isolate the Reason for Galaxy Note 7 Explosions: Report

  In a move that could cost the company billions, not to mention the priceless goodwill of the market, Samsung has completely halted production of the Galaxy Note 7. After the ‘safe units’ started to catch fire, the South Korean electronics giant was forced to shut down its manufacturing engine off for pure safety reasons. Now, a fresh report states ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Explosions Reportedly Set a Jeep and House on Fire in the US

  Exploding Samsung Galaxy Note 7 units are now being reported worldwide. After the incident in Australia, where a man was presented with a $1,400 bill because his handset exploded and caused damage to his hotel room, the most recent explosion cases are now coming in from the US. A Florida resident’s jeep was completely totalled after his Galaxy Note ... Read More »

Airline Grounds Samsung Galaxy Note 7 After Explosions Recall

Australian carrier Qantas told customers on Thursday not to use or charge Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 during flights after faulty batteries in the new smartphone caused some handsets to explode. Samsung, the world’s largest smartphone maker, said last week it was suspending sales of its latest flagship mobile device and recalling 2.5 million units shipped globally following reports of exploding ... Read More »

Samsung Halts Galaxy Note 7 Sales After Battery Explosions

  Samsung suspended sales of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone on Friday, just two weeks after the flagship phone’s launch, after finding batteries of some of the gadgets exploded while they were charging. Koh Dong-jin, president of Samsung’s mobile business, said customers who already bought Galaxy Note 7s will be able to swap them for new smartphones, regardless of when ... Read More »