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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Wi-Fi Hotspot Prank Delays Flight, Scares Crew and Passengers

A passenger on a Virgin Airlines flight from San Francisco to Boston reportedly created an emergency situation for the crew and fellow passengers as he created a Wi-Fi hotspot with name “Galaxy Note 7_1097” during the flight. As the infamous Samsung smartphone was earlier banned from all US airlines due to the explosion cases reported against it, the hoax ended ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Still Being Used by More People Than LG V20, OnePlus 3T Combined: Report

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 remained in news for all the wrong reasons in 2016 as the smartphone was recalled by Samsung after several explosion cases were reported regarding the device. After the second recall of the phone, it was discontinued by the company. Samsung has been urging all users to return the phone to the company for their own ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Explosion Investigation Completed, Findings Submitted to Regulators: Report

After a long and gruelling investigation, Samsung has reportedly ended its investigation to find out the root cause of the exploding Samsung Galaxy Note 7. The South Korean manufacturer has submitted its findings to the Korea Testing Laboratory, UL (an American safety organisation), and other regulatory bodies. The Investor reports that Samsung has completed its internal investigation and reported its ... Read More »

Flipkart Big Shopping Days Sale: Discounts, Exchange Offers on Google Pixel, iPhone 7, LG G5, and More

Flipkart is in its second day of the Big Shopping Days Sale, and the e-commerce site has listed several discounts and offers. The Flipkart Big Shopping Days sale will end on Wednesday, anticipated to wrap up the discount offers for this year. First up, all SBI Debit and Credit card users can avail 10 percent instant discount during the Flipkart ... Read More »

Apple Can Sell iPhone 7 in Indonesia Only After R&D Investment Commitment

Apple Inc has committed to invest around $44 million (roughly Rs. 298 crores) in a research and development center in Indonesia over the next three years, a senior government official said, enabling it to start selling its latest iPhone 7 in the Southeast Asian nation. Indonesia, a promising smartphone market where Apple has trailed some rivals, has stipulated that starting ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Smartphones to Be Disabled in Recall Effort

Samsung announced Friday it would disable its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones in the US market to force remaining owners to stop using the devices, which were recalled for safety reasons. The South Korean electronics giant, the world’s biggest smartphone vendor, said 93 percent of Galaxy Note 7 phones in the United States had been returned to the company after its ... Read More »

iOS Sees Strongest Growth Rate in 2 Years Thanks to iPhone 7 Sales: Kantar

The latest OS sales data figures from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech reveals that iOS adoption has seen a boost in three months ending October, all thanks to the sales of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Japan currently holds the top spot where iOS holds the greatest share at 51.7 percent of smartphone sales, followed by 44 percent in Great ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Units Exploded Due to Its ‘Aggressive Design’: Report

Samsung held a grand Unpacked event in August to unveil its most promising device ever, convinced that this device would finally let the tech giant claim the throne it sought so badly. However, the turn of events since then has been a living nightmare for Samsung. What is even worse is that the root cause of these Samsung Galaxy Note ... Read More »

Google Pixel Was More Popular Than iPhone 7 During Black Friday Sales, Claims Analytics Firm

Users made the most of the big discounts during the Black Friday sale last week – which extended over the weekend till Cyber Monday. Deep discounts on tech products saw users lapping up smartphones and tablets in huge numbers, and the newly released iPhone 7 and Google Pixel saw an increase in sale numbers – or specifically, new device activations. ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Crisis Brings Down South Korea’s Industrial Output

South Korea’s industrial output fell in October as Samsung Electronics discontinued its latest flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, a government report said on Wednesday. Production in all South Korean industries dipped 0.4 percent in October as railway workers went on strikes, Xinhua news reported. Production slid further from previous months according to Statistics Korea. Samsung ending production and sales of ... Read More »