Tag Archives: Samsung

Now, Samsung Reportedly Hit With a Lawsuit About an Exploding Galaxy S7 Edge

As if the exploding Samsung Galaxy Note 7 controversy wasn’t enough, another alleged Samsung smartphone explosion case is now surfacing online. This time, Samsung reportedly faces a lawsuit after a Galaxy S7 Edge exploded inside the pocket of an Ohio resident. The explosion allegedly gave Daniel Ramirez second and third degree burns on his groin, leg, and lower back. He ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Units to Be Remotely Deactivated Starting September 30?

  Samsung is now expediting the replacement programme for the Galaxy Note 7, urging all users to participate in the exchange program immediately. A Redditor has also shed light on Samsung’s plans to remotely deactivate all old Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices as a safety measure after September 30. The Redditor claims that the Samsung customer care has informed him ... 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 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 »

Samsung Galaxy Folder 2 Android Flip Phone With 8-Megapixel Camera Goes Official

  Samsung has just made the Galaxy Folder 2 official by listing it on its website. The smartphone, as the name suggests, is a flip phone, and it runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. So far, the Galaxy Folder 2 has only been listed on its China website, where it is expected to go on sale first. The Samsung Galaxy Folder ... 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 »