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CPSC seizes Galaxy Note 7 ruins through subpoena — everyone else gets a box
The one that burned on a Southwest jet is now at CPSC HQ for testing. In the meantime, everyone gets a few boxes, but some won't put their Note 7 in them.
October 11, 2016 11:43 pm
Shut it down: Samsung wants to end sales of Galaxy Note 7
For the second time, sales of the Galaxy Note 7 will stop. Samsung has struggled with a week of further explosions thanks to the device's battery.
October 10, 2016 7:55 pm
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All major US carriers stop Galaxy Note 7 exchanges, UK tide turning as well
AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon are offering another phone for anyone with a Galaxy Note 7 — regardless of whether it's recalled.
October 10, 2016 4:25 pm
Galaxy Note 7 production halted for now as AT&T ends exchanges for new units
The work stoppage, which affects units destined for all destinations, is said to be temporary. AT&T's decision to not offer new Note 7 units may not be.
October 9, 2016 10:56 pm
Two iPhone 6 Plus explosions in one week, Apple responds to at least one
Apple has not commented on either issue. The two-year-old phone gets into the mix of a two-month-old Samsung Galaxy Note 7's saga of explosions.
October 9, 2016 10:12 pm
Samsung customer rep exposed with text to another Galaxy Note 7 burn victim
One in Louisville on Wednesday and another in Farmington, Minnesota on Friday. Now we learn of a third Note 7 bursting into flames... from Tuesday.
October 9, 2016 2:20 am
CPSC looking into Note 7 airplane incident, Royal Mail still won’t take it
As the government is into the factgathering process in a case that saw a Galaxy Note 7 smoke up an airplane, the Royal Mail won't touch the phone.
October 6, 2016 2:22 pm
New Galaxy Note 7 smokes up Southwest Airlines plane in US
A Galaxy Note 7 overheated and smoked up a Southwest Airlines plane at Louisville International Airport. And it wasn't a recalled device.
October 5, 2016 2:07 pm
Samsung replaces replacement Galaxy Note 7 over overheating concerns
This Note 7 would replace a replacement Note 7 that replaced a recalled Note 7 over battery explosion concerns. The replacement had overheating issues.
September 28, 2016 1:15 pm
New Chinese Galaxy Note 7 explodes while charging
The device was ordered and delivered on Sunday, set on the charger overnight and exploded on Monday. The device does not seem to be affected by the recall.
September 27, 2016 3:48 pm
October 28 is new Galaxy Note 7 sales date for Europe
Depending on when everyone gets their new Galaxy Note 7 in time, October 28 may be the day when Europeans who still want one, get one.
September 27, 2016 2:35 pm
ChargeTech brings PLUG to Indiegogo: 250W of power, two AC outlets
Indiegogo is seeing ChargeTech's second battery pack with 48Ah, two AC outlets, two full USB ports, a USB-C port and plenty of potential.
September 26, 2016 8:31 pm
A smattering of shady Galaxy S8 specs from Weibo, including a 30-megapixel camera
We cast shade, doubt, fear and undying hope that the numbers we see on this very suspect spec list for the Galaxy S8 be true.
September 26, 2016 1:01 pm
South Korea government requests longer Galaxy Note 7 refund period
The deadline to file for a full refund for a recalled Galaxy Note 7 was on Monday. Customers was old Note 7 phones can now only change up to a new one.
September 22, 2016 12:54 pm
Surface Pro 3 charging issues with LG Chem battery
Another battery issue for the Surface Pro 3, though this time, we are dealing with a different components supplier: LG Chem.
September 22, 2016 12:27 pm
High registration for Galaxy Note 7 exchanges in Canada as new sales get a date
Pretty well as about 70 percent of all sold units are registered for an exchange. Sales of new Note 7 units will start in the middle of October.
September 21, 2016 10:44 pm
Galaxy Note 7 battery icon update out for AT&T, T-Mobile
AT&T and T-Mobile are both sending out mandatory software updates that will change the color of the battery icon on new Galaxy Note 7 units.
September 21, 2016 8:13 pm
Samsung and Google provide clarity on safe Galaxy Note 7 icons and symbols
Google knows all about the green battery icon of safe Galaxy Note 7 units, while Samsung will only glue tiny black squares to all new packaging boxes.
September 20, 2016 8:38 am
UK, Ireland Galaxy Note 7 exchanges officially start
If you live in the isles or the big island, you should already have had word from your operator or store on how to switch your Note 7 out.
September 19, 2016 3:07 pm
Blass: Galaxy Note 7, LG V20 sales activities of some sort starting October 21
Evan Blass reports that the Galaxy Note 7 will resume sales in the US the same day pre-orders or sales go up for LG's latest flagship: October 21.
September 19, 2016 1:02 pm
One of the first Galaxy Note 7 lawsuits filed in Florida
A Florida man alleges that Samsung owes him more than just a new pair of pants after one of the company's Galaxy Note 7 devices exploded.
September 18, 2016 10:28 pm
Galaxy Note 7 exchanges start at Best Buy as Korea resets for sales on September 28
Units will be provided to customers who bought a Note 7 at Best Buy on a first come, first served basis. Korea also has a sales resumption date.
September 18, 2016 7:06 pm
CPSC may expand its recall focus to other Samsung battery explosions
It's not just the Galaxy Note 7 that's been getting hot these days. A couple of Galaxy S7 phones as well as a Galaxy Core Prime have burst into flames.
September 16, 2016 5:12 pm
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