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Samsung Reassures Consumers That Galaxy S7 Is Safe, Hasn’t Been Recalled

Samsung has halted the production and global sales of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone and asked users to stop using it after reports came in of replacement units catching fire. Samsung may have been clear with its communications to consumers but the South Korean company isn’t taking any chances of misinformation being spread. According to a media report, Samsung has ... Read More »

Galaxy Note 7 Nightmare May Force Samsung to Abandon Note Lineup Completely

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 safety issues in the last month or so has become the company’s worst nightmare. The issue forced the company to kill its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones and Samsung may not stop here. If a new report out of Russia is to be believed, then Samsung is reportedly considering killing the “Note” lineup completely, with no future ... Read More »

Britain’s Royal Mail Bans Delivery of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Smartphones

Royal Mail Plc, operator of Britain’s main postal service, said on Wednesday it had banned the delivery of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 smartphones through its network for safety reasons, making it potentially difficult for many Britons to return the recalled devices. Samsung recalled about 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7s last month after reports some had caught fire due to faulty ... 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 Cuts Profit by $2.3 Billion After Killing Galaxy Note 7

Samsung Electronics Co. cut its third-quarter operating profit outlook by $2.3 billion (roughly Rs. 15,375 crores) after ending production of its fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, the first sign of how much the crisis will cost South Korea’s largest company. Profit will be KRW 5.2 trillion ($4.63 billion or roughly Rs. 30,953 crores) instead of KRW 7.8 trillion in the ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Caught Smoking on Home Security Camera

  The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has been in the news for all the wrong reasons, and the company this week finally announced a halt to production and global sales of the smartphone due to safety concerns. Samsung further warned buyers to “power down and stop using the device (including replacements)” immediately, as they were fire hazards. However, not everyone ... Read More »

Investigators Said to Suspect New Flaw in Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Investigators believe the latest incidents of Samsung smartphones overheating, which prompted it to abandon its Galaxy Note 7 model, may be the result of a flaw different from the one that caused the device’s original recall last month. Preliminary examination of the evidence from recent battery incidents suggests there is an issue with the batteries made by China’s Amperex Technology ... Read More »

Carriers Halt Sales of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Replacements Over Safety Concerns

Samsung suffered another blow in its effort to move past a crisis over exploding smartphone batteries, as customers reported problems with replacement devices and the company was forced to halt production of the Galaxy Note 7 phones. Samsung has temporarily stopped making the high-end phones, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said Monday, asking not to be identified ... Read More »

DGCA May Issue New Advisory on Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Phones

Aviation regulator DGCA may issue a fresh advisory on the use of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones onboard aircraft after getting latest inputs from its US counterpart, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The DGCA is already in touch with the FAA on the issue and the fresh advisory is likely to be put in public domain by next week, a senior ... Read More »