iPhone XS Max explodes in man’s back pocket, report claims
An iPhone XS Max explodes in a man’s back pocket, according to a recent report. Check out the story and the pictures attached.
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The Galaxy F gets a few new views while an iPhone X explodes after a software update. Also on our show, why you should buy a Mac Mini and iPad Pro together.
iPhone X exploded after being upgraded to iOS 12.1
There has been a report saying that an iPhone X exploded after being updated to iOS 12.1 so you should wait a bit longer before upgrading
Galaxy Note 9 battery overheats, smokes out, now subject of lawsuit
According to a lawsuit, a New York woman was inside an elevator with a Note 9 oozing smoke and that Samsung should’ve known about the defection.
Heat stress believed to be cause of iPhone 6s battery explosion at repair shop
If your iPhone’s getting hot and bothered, it may be causing the battery inside to bloat, allowing the screen to crack more easily. Get that battery replaced.
Apple is investigating AirPod that caught fire
What caused only one AirPod to swirl in smoke and then pop and spark during a workout? The user and Apple wants to know.
HP voluntarily recalls 50,000+ computer batteries posing fire and burn hazards
At least 50,000 HP laptops and mobile workstations sold between December 2015 and December 2017 are unsafe to use due to potentially overheating batteries.
AAA batteries in Apple headphones explode, company says it’s a “third-party” issue
Apple doesn’t make AAA batteries, did not include any with the headphones and did not specify any that should be used in the headphones, the victim claims.
Even wearables are exploding nowadays, with Fitbit ‘actively investigating’ such an incident
Fitbit is faced with an allegation Samsung has had to tackle many times last year, though chances are this Flex 2 incident is either fake or isolated.
Galaxy Note 7 refurb leaked in Vietnam, release imminent
Several elements of Samsung’s scheme to bring back the Galaxy Note 7 have been shown off in leaked photos of the device in Vietnam.
Remember those iPhone 7 shells? An iPad bomb might’ve come into a terrorism plot
Cabin bans on tablets and laptops from several Middle Eastern countries may have been triggered by intelligence of, in part, an iPad bomb plot.
Melting iPhone 7 Plus caught on camera, Apple ‘in touch’ with owner and investigating
Is there “literally no explanation” for the latest allegedly random iPhone 7 Plus melting incident? Apple will try to find out.
Samsung dissects Galaxy Note 7 cause of death
The failure points center around the battery: missing insulation tape which was thin to begin with and extremely tight design tolerances contributed.
Samsung will globally live stream Galaxy Note 7 explanation event on January 23 (22 in US)
It’s officially official now – Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 investigations are over, with findings and a quality enhancement plan going public in a few days.
Verizon Galaxy Note 7 users who bypass stop-charge update will soon face no kid gloves
The owners of the recalled phone number in the thousands. And after such a drawn out take-in process, the network has decided to play tough with them.
Supposed Galaxy Note 7 autopsy leaked out a week early
An official said that the smartphone fell victim to feature overload, poor design for heat dispersion and unchecked thermal runaway.
US carriers detail Note 7 discharge update and why Verizon didn’t announce a date
Verizon refuses to send out the update to its Note 7 users because it wants to let them get through the holidays. AT&T and Sprint will send it in January.
US Galaxy Note 7 won’t charge starting December 15
One Galaxy Note 7 on US Cellular received a message telling about an update from Samsung that will prevent the device from charging at all.
Samsung lawyers up for Korean class action over Note 7
Over 2,400 plaintiffs are demanding for compensation from Samsung beyond what it has already offered for physical pain caused by the exploding phone.
Design engineering firm: Galaxy Note 7 tolerances not enough for battery
There was simply not enough room for the battery to expand as it needed to. But with Samsung bringing all the features it could, a sacrifice had to be made.
Samsung now also partners with Australian carriers for Note 7 network discontinuation
The “small number of affected” Galaxy Note 7 units still in Australian customers’ hands will be denied cellular service nationwide starting December 15.
Samsung responds to recent Galaxy S7 explosions
Several reports of the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge exploding do not come at a good time for Samsung as it continues to shake off the Note 7 recall.
Not this again: Samsung Galaxy S7 allegedly explodes in Canada, causing serious burns
Isolated incident or something far more alarming? Impossible to say, though Samsung needs to treat the latest Galaxy S7 explosion very seriously.
Samsung isn’t done apologizing for Galaxy Note 7 snafu, taking out full-page US newspaper ads
Instead of strongly advertising the S7 as the clear Galaxy Note 7 replacement, Samsung continues to spend big money on public apologies.
Off-beat: Southwest Airlines employee dresses as Galaxy Note 7 for Halloween
Talk about a literal hot mess. Except this one’s totally satirical and takes aim at the global smartphone brand behind the Note 7.