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Galaxy Note 7 Recall Saga Drags Samsung Shares Down

Samsung shares plunged Monday after the South Korean electronics giant urged global consumers to stop using its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone due to a spate of exploding batteries that raised alarm around the world. Stepping up its warnings, the world’s largest smartphone maker on Sunday told Galaxy Note 7 users worldwide to immediately turn the device off. Samsung Electronics on ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recall: Company Urges Consumers to Stop Using Smartphone

  Samsung Electronics is urging consumers worldwide to stop using Galaxy Note 7 smartphones immediately and exchange them as soon as possible, as more reports of the phones catching fire emerged even after the company’s global recall. The call from the South Korean company, the world’s largest smartphone maker, comes after US authorities urged users to switch the Galaxy Note ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Use Banned on All Flights in India

India has become the latest country to ban the use of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 on all flights, after a spate of cases around the world where the phone’s battery has exploded. “Airlines are advised to ensure the following for the safety of aircraft operations and its occupants: Not to turn on or charge Samsung Galaxy Note 7 mobile phone ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Should Not Be Used on Planes, Japan’s Regulators Warn

Japanese aviation authorities on Friday followed their US counterparts by urging passengers not to turn on or charge Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on aircraft following reports of explosions from faulty batteries. The South Korean smartphone maker last week suspended sales of the “phablet” and recalled 2.5 million units following the reports. After the US, Japan’s transport ministry followed suit ... 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 »

US FAA Warns Airline Passengers Not to Turn On Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Phones

Airline passengers should not turn on or charge their Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones during flights or stow them in checked baggage due to concerns over the phone’s fire-prone batteries, the US Federal Aviation Administration said. In a statement on Thursday, the FAA said it “strongly advises” passengers to follow its guidance “in light of recent incidents and concerns raised ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recall: Free Gear VR Offered to Customers in India

To compensate those who pre-booked the Galaxy Note 7 in India for the already announced delay in shipments due its worldwide recall, Samsung has announced it will be bundling the new Gear VR headset for free with the headset when it finally ships. Customers who pre-booked the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will also get a $50 (roughly Rs. 3,300) Oculus ... 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 »

Xiaomi Mi Note 2 Spotted on Certification Site; Now Tipped to Launch on September 14

Xiaomi Mi Note 2 has seen its fair share of leaks in last few weeks. After the rendered images of the alleged smartphone were leaked last month, reports now suggest that the smartphone has been certified by Chinese certification authority 3C. This means that the rumoured launch date of September 14 might indeed be true for the Xiaomi smartphone. According ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Explosion Said to Cause $1,400-Worth of Damage to Hotel Room

  Samsung is expected to issue a worldwide recall after more than 35 Samsung Galaxy Note 7 units reportedly exploded. While the global recall is yet to become official, a fresh unit in Australia has exploded leaving the owner with a huge AUD 1,800 (roughly Rs. 91,600 or $1,400) damage bill. This is the first case of a Samsung Galaxy ... Read More »