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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recall: Samsung Sued by Florida Man Over Exploding Phone

Samsung was sued on Friday by a Florida man who said he suffered severe burns after his Galaxy Note 7 smartphone exploded in his front pants pocket. The lawsuit by Jonathan Strobel may be the first in the United States by a Samsung phone user against the South Korean company over a battery defect linked to the Galaxy Note 7. ... Read More »

iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus Jet Black Variant Won’t Be Available From Apple Stores

Apple hasn’t released any pre-order numbers for the latest pair of iPhones, but the company has let one nugget about sales slip out: If you want a Jet Black iPhone, you may have to wait awhile. The company says phones with the new, glossy black finish for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus won’t be on shelves in Apple ... Read More »

iPhone 7 Being Snapped Up in Asia, but Crowds Smaller Despite Sell-Out

Apple fans from Sydney to Tokyo, the first to snap the new iPhone 7 off the shelves, cheered as they left stores on Friday brandishing their purchases, flanked by applauding sales staff. But underneath the usual fanfare, and despite complaints that the larger size of the new phone and the new jet black colour were sold out, crowds were smaller ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Officially Recalled in US; Replacements Due September 21

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission on Thursday announced a recall of around one million Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones plagued by incidents of batteries bursting into flames. The move by the US safety agency formalizes the recall underway in 10 countries after reports of faulty batteries that caused some handsets to explode during charging. Samsung meanwhile announced replacements for ... Read More »

iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus Price in India of All Variants Revealed

Apple on Thursday updated its website to reveal the price in India of the entire iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus lineup. The iPhone 7 Plus starts at Rs. 72,000 for the 32GB variant, compared to Rs. 60,000 for the iPhone 7 variant with same storage, a price tag that was revealed by Apple last week. The price jump to the ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Details Leak; Launch May Be Advanced Due to Galaxy Note 7 Recall

Samsung may have to advance the launch of its next flagship smartphone – believed to be dubbed Galaxy S8 – after the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco, claims an analyst. Additionally, new details have started to emerge regarding the new Samsung flagship including the model names, and some new features. An analyst speculates that alongside the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recall, ... Read More »

iPhone 7 Plus, Jet Black iPhone 7 Initial Supplies Sold Out: Apple

Initial quantities of the iPhone 7 Plus have sold out globally as Apple Inc prepares to roll out its new gadget in stores, the company said Wednesday. Supplies of the larger size of Apple’s new phone have been exhausted in all shades, and the smaller iPhone 7 has also sold out in the new jet black color, the company said. ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recall: Small Battery Flaw Blamed

Samsung Electronics Co. blamed a minor battery manufacturing flaw for prompting a global recall of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones and is seeking more time to investigate the cause behind its deepest crisis in years. The South Korean company outlined the preliminary findings in a report to the country’s technology standards agency that hasn’t previously been released. Initial conclusions indicate ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Banned From Being Charged, Used on Flights in China

The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) said that it will outlaw the use and charging of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones aboard flights from Wednesday. The CAAC also said that it will not allow the phones to be placed in checked-in baggage, or sent as air freight, according to a statement posted on its website. Samsung Electronics is recalling ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recall: Company to Recall 1,858 Smartphones in China

China’s quality watchdog said on Wednesday Samsung Electronics Co Ltd’s local unit will recall 1,858 units of its Galaxy Note 7 phones, after the Korean firm’s product was found to have fire-prone batteries. Samsung first halted sales earlier this month of the Galaxy Note 7 in 10 markets, including South Korea and the United States, but not in China where ... Read More »