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Samsung Won’t Launch The Galaxy S8 At MWC This Year

After the long and hand-wringing investigation into why Galaxy Note 7 phones caught fire, Samsung announced last night that its next phone, likely to be called the Galaxy S8, will not be launching at Mobile World Congress in February. Read More >>

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Samsung’s Nightmare Continues as It Recalls 2.8 Million Washing Machines

2016 has not been a great year for Samsung, and it doesn’t look like it will be getting better anytime soon. The company just recalled 2.8 million of its top load washing machines, because the machines can basically fall apart during use. Read More >>

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Samsung NZ Starts Preventing the Note 7 From Connecting to Phone Towers

Samsung New Zealand has had it with idiots who refuse to turn in their recalled, explodey Galaxy Note 7 devices. Starting on November 18th, Note 7 owners in New Zealand “will no longer be able to connect to any New Zealand mobile network services to make calls, use data, or send SMS messages.” Read More >>

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Idiot Blogger Quotes Fight Club to Argue That Actually, Exploding Phones Are No Big Deal

Josh Dickey, an editor at Mashable, just published a blog post about why he’s keeping his Samsung Galaxy Note 7. The smartphones have been exploding left and right, and Samsung is officially halting sales of the device and recalling all phones already in the wild. But Mr. Dickey wants you to know that, actually, exploding phones are fine and good. And he has the Fight Club quotes to prove it. Read More >>

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Your Phone is a Ticking Time Bomb

You’ve almost certainly got a ticking time bomb in your lap, or your purse, or nestled into your back pocket. Perhaps you're holding it in your hand while reading this article. If you have a consumer electronic device powered by a rechargeable battery there is a very good chance it is a lithium-based battery. It's a potential firebomb. Read More >>

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Flyers ‘Strongly Advised’ to Turn Off Explosive Samsung Phone While On Planes

On Tuesday we told you that the US Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) was considering a ban on Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7, the smartphone that keeps exploding and causing fires. Well, the FAA just released a statement advising passengers not to turn on those phones while they’re on board any flights. The FAA also advises against putting them inside your checked baggage. Read More >>

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Airline Prohibits Passengers From Charging Samsung’s Exploding Smartphones

Earlier this week, the US Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) told Gizmodo it was “working on guidance” concerning Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 amid reports of the devices exploding when charged, but at least one airline outside of America appears to have already taken action, The Sydney Morning Herald reports. Read More >>

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The US Is Considering Banning Samsung’s Exploding Smartphones on Planes

Last week, Samsung issued a recall for roughly 2.5 million smartphones after it was discovered that at least 35 of the devices had spontaneously burst into flames. Make that 35 and counting. The US Federal Aviation Administration still hasn’t decided whether it should ban the devices on planes. The agency is thinking about it, however. Read More >>

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Samsung Confirms Note 7 Recall After 35 Reports of Dangerous Battery Problems

In an email to Gizmodo, Samsung confirmed reports that it would recall its new Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, following several reports that the phone was overheating and exploding. Read More >>