According to a report by Instrumental, the aggressive design strategy of cramming the biggest possible battery into the smallest possible frame is what caused the Galaxy Note 7 to explode. The large battery inside a 5.7-inch device with all the other features, including a separate slot for the S Pen...
Samsung Corp. on Thursday announced it will launch the Galaxy S7 Edge in Blue Coral colors on Friday in its home country of South Korea. The widely-praised color variation was first applied to the Galaxy Note 7, which the company ended for good on October due to battery explosions. The Galaxy...
Samsung has officially rolled out its 'Samsung Galaxy Beta Program', to lets users of the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge try out the Android 7.0 Nougat before its public release. The Beta program is currently available for users in the US, UK, Korea, and China. According to smartphone makers, not...
Recently, Samsung came out and announced that they have stopped production of the Galaxy Note 7 for good. According to a statement, this was to emphasize that customers’ safety is their highest priority. The company asked all carrier and retail partners globally to stop sales and exchanges of the Galaxy Note 7. However, the...
Samsung Electronics is offering an upgrade programme option to Galaxy Note 7 customers in South Korea who trade in their re-called device for a Galaxy S7 phone, marking its latest attempt to retain customers. In a statement on Monday, Samsung said customers who trade in their Galaxy Note 7 phone...
Samsung appears to have filed copyright claims against YouTube videos mocking its recalled Galaxy Note 7 handset. Many gamers have showcased a modification to video game Grand Theft Auto V, in which sticky bombs were switched with exploding Samsung phones. But some have reported that their videos have been blocked on...
More trouble for Samsung as there have been reports in the US of one of its washing machines exploding. CNN Money reports that the models in question were manufactured between March 2011 and April 2016, but state that the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) did not specify the models. Samsung...
Huawei is reportedly looking to ditch Android Wear OS in favor of Samsung's Tizen for its next smartwatches. The company wants to explore some alternatives as Google is cited to be "not very collaborative" for its Wear OS. An anonymous Samsung employee told Korean newspaper JoongAng Ilbo that the two companies...
The Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday strongly urged travelers not to turn on or charge Samsung Galaxy Note 7 cellphones while on planes, after a series of incidents involving exploding batteries. "In light of recent incidents and concerns raised by Samsung about its Galaxy Note 7 devices, the Federal Aviation...
According to South Korea's Yonhap News, South Korean based electronic firm, Samsung Inc. today announced that the company will issue a global recall of its new flagship the Galaxy Note 7 smartphones after its investigation on explosion claims found batteries were at fault. According to the company's statement, they promised...