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Samsung has had to deal with one heck of a headache following the launch of its top-end Galaxy Note7 smartphone. From lost property to a global recall, the whole ordeal has, without question, tarnished Samsung's otherwise impeccable reputation for quality devices. Yesterday, we wrote that roughly half of all Note7s sold in the US have been returned, and that 90% of those who've returned a defective device were pleased to receive a new replacement in exchange, and were sticking with the phone.Unfortunately, as it now appears, it seems that some of the replacement devices are also acting up... Read more...
Update 4:25PM - Samsung is also now urging customers not to use their Galaxy Note 7 devices, stating: "Because your safety is our utmost concern, we ask you to power down your Galaxy Note7 and exchange it now. We strongly encourage you to take advantage of the U.S. Note7 Exchange Program detailed above." You can find Samsung's notice here and their statements in the FAQ.To say that the launch of the Galaxy Note7 has been less-than-ideal for Samsung would be a gross understatement. Almost immediately following the device's shipment in market, it was discovered that some batteries in certain devices... Read more...
Samsung has a mess on its hands with the whole Galaxy Note7 battery fire debate. There have been over 35 cases globally of fires breaking out while recharging Galaxy Note7 smartphones, with the most recent case occurring when a man’s Jeep Grand Cherokee went up in flames while his device was charging in the center console. Three Australian airlines — Qantas, Jetstar, and Virgin Australia — have banned passengers from charging their phones onboard aircraft, and the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) "strongly advises" customers to refrain from turning on or charging their Galaxy Note7 devices... Read more...
It appears that initial reports that began to trickle out concerning exploding batteries on Samsung’s brand new flagship Galaxy Note7 smartphone were actually a bit more widespread than initially thought. While we had heard about two reports of batteries exploding while charging, Samsung confirmed today that it has received reports of 35 devices worldwide that have been identified with the defect. As a result, the South Korean company has issued a total and global recall of the Galaxy Note7. According to Samsung, it is working with its suppliers to pinpoint the exact cause of the battery failures... Read more...
One of the biggest gaming events on the east coast, PAX East, is about to hit this weekend, and to get you all ready for the show, our friends at EVGA and NVIDIA have teamed up to put together one heck of an exciting give-away! This time around we're giving you all a chance to win one of FIVE awesome, new NVIDIA Tegra 4 powered EVGA Tegra Note 7 tablets. We'll be giving away one tablet a say, everyday this week--starting right NOW! The EVGA Tegra Note 7 To be entered, please follow these quick and easy guidelines below. If you're brand new here, there might be a few more steps necessary,... Read more...