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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recall: Samsung Sued by Florida Man Over Exploding Phone

Samsung was sued on Friday by a Florida man who said he suffered severe burns after his Galaxy Note 7 smartphone exploded in his front pants pocket. The lawsuit by Jonathan Strobel may be the first in the United States by a Samsung phone user against the South Korean company over a battery defect linked to the Galaxy Note 7. ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Details Leak; Launch May Be Advanced Due to Galaxy Note 7 Recall

Samsung may have to advance the launch of its next flagship smartphone – believed to be dubbed Galaxy S8 – after the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco, claims an analyst. Additionally, new details have started to emerge regarding the new Samsung flagship including the model names, and some new features. An analyst speculates that alongside the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recall, ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recall: Small Battery Flaw Blamed

Samsung Electronics Co. blamed a minor battery manufacturing flaw for prompting a global recall of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones and is seeking more time to investigate the cause behind its deepest crisis in years. The South Korean company outlined the preliminary findings in a report to the country’s technology standards agency that hasn’t previously been released. Initial conclusions indicate ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recall: Company to Recall 1,858 Smartphones in China

China’s quality watchdog said on Wednesday Samsung Electronics Co Ltd’s local unit will recall 1,858 units of its Galaxy Note 7 phones, after the Korean firm’s product was found to have fire-prone batteries. Samsung first halted sales earlier this month of the Galaxy Note 7 in 10 markets, including South Korea and the United States, but not in China where ... Read More »

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 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 »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recall May Cost Company as Much as $1 Billion: Report

  Samsung recently suspended sales of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone after multiple reports of battery explosions. The company was reported to be pulling the Galaxy Note 7 smartphones from market shelves in over 10 countries including South Korea and the US. The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 India shipments were also delayed due to the global recall of the smartphone. ... Read More »

iPhone 7 Key Features Leaked Ahead of Launch; Production Boosted After Galaxy Note 7 Recall

  Apple is hosting the anticipated iPhone 7 launch event on Wednesday, and the event will begin at 10.30pm IST. Running up to the launch, the constant leaks refuse to stop, and the latest bring more information about the specifications and features of the iPhone 7. Fresh Geekbench scores have also surfaced online, and Apple has reportedly also boosted production ... Read More »