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Update: Samsung announces recall of Galaxy Note 7

Samsung on Friday issued a statement in which it said they have stopped sales of the Galaxy Note 7 and will voluntarily replace all sold devices over the coming weeks......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2016

Basis recalls Peak smartwatch for burn risk from overheating

Back in June, Basis stopped sales of its fitness-focused Peak smartwatch following reports that the wearable was overheating. Today, the company issued a recall for the device, citing the risk of burns or blisters due the device running hot. When it........»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2016

BMW 7 Series recalled, sales stopped over airbag issues

If you're the owner of a new 2016 BMW 7 Series, you might be surprised to hear that a recall has already been issued, especially since you paid over $80,000 for one of the most high-tech, luxurious sedans available today. Unfortunately it's true, as US ow.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsApr 14th, 2016

Review: Updated: Fitbit Force review

Update: Fitbit Force has been recalled, so we updated our review to address its skin irritation issues and compare it to wearables that came out days after its release.Fitbit has always been a few pedometer steps ahead of other activity tracking devices, .....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2016

Most Galaxy Note7 users stick with Samsung after recall

Samsung Electronics may have some comfort after its debacle with faulty batteries in the Galaxy Note7 smartphone. The South Korean company reported Thursday that about 500,000 devices, or half of the recalled Galaxy Note7 phones sold in the U.S., have bee.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2016

Majority of US users opt to stay with Galaxy Note7 after recall

Samsung Electronics may have some comfort after its debacle with faulty batteries in the Galaxy Note7 smartphone.The South Korean company reported Thursday that about 500,000 devices, or half of the recalled Galaxy Note7 phones sold in the U.S., have been.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2016

Yahoo is about to come clean on a huge data breach

Apparently Yahoo is about to confirm that it was hit by a huge data breach which involved the spillage of account details pertaining to several hundred million users.You may recall the incident being reported back at the start of August, with allegations .....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2016

Galaxy S7 recall: not a Note thing to worry about

It’s come to our attention that thousands of Samsung Galaxy S7 users have begun searching for details on their own device’s recall. In reality, Samsung has issued no such recall for the Galaxy S7. It’s the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 that̵.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsSep 21st, 2016

Replacement Galaxy Note 7 Release Details Emerge

Replacement Galaxy Note 7 Release Details Emerge is a post by Cory Gunther from Gotta Be Mobile. Samsung issued a global recall on the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone over a faulty battery that could catch fire and possibly explode. Sales have been completely st.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated NewsSep 15th, 2016

Galaxy Note 7 recall spreads to Canada, over 70 battery overheating cases reported in US

Samsung is embroiled in a massive mess with the popular Galaxy Note 7 phablet launching to high praise and robust sales. The problem for Samsung is that in the US alone there have been 70 cases of the smartphone catching fire as it charged due to a defect.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsSep 13th, 2016

Samsung Urges Consumers to Stop Using Galaxy Note 7s After Battery Fires

The company issued a recall of 2.5 million phones this month and plans to provide devices with new batteries for some users starting Sept. 19......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated NewsSep 12th, 2016

CPSC: Stop Using The Samsung Galaxy Note 7

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 can not seem to catch a break. In addition to the recall issued by Samsung over faulty batteries that have the potential to burst into flames, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is urging Galaxy Note 7 users to avoid turni.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsSep 9th, 2016

One good thing about the Galaxy Note 7 recall: cheap phones

Samsung had to recall some 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 units after several handsets caught fire due to malfunctioning batteries. The company stopped sales in most markets except for China, and plans to replace every Galaxy Note 7, or refund you the money. T.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated NewsSep 6th, 2016

Samsung’s giant Note 7 recall will cost ‘heartbreaking’ amounts of money

On Friday, Samsung confirmed last week’s reports that a Galaxy Note 7 recall is indeed on the table following the many fire incidents related to battery charging. The company announced an unprecedented recall and replacement program and stopped sales .....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated NewsSep 5th, 2016

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 recall earns Consumer Reports criticism

In case you haven't heard already, Samsung has now issued a worldwide recall for its latest smartphone, the Galaxy Note 7, after reports of the devices' batteries exploding or catching fire. The risk to users to relatively low, since there have only been .....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2016

Carriers Acknowledge Note 7 Battery Recall, Most Offer Immediate Exchanges and Refunds (Updated)

All of the major US carriers have now acknowledged that they have stopped sales of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, following Samsung’s statement about battery cell issues and an impending recall. While most seem to still be working with Samsung to determ.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2016

All US and Canadian carriers have suspended sales of the Galaxy Note 7 until further notice

All US and Canadian carriers have halted sales of the Galaxy Note 7 after Samsung issued a global recall of the new device......»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2016

Canadian carriers suspend sales of the Galaxy Note 7 following recall

Bell has reacted swiftly to the recall of the explosion-prone Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and stopped sales of the device effective immediately, according to an internal document obtained by MobileSyrup....Bell has reacted swiftly to the recall of the explosion.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2016

Samsung recalls the Galaxy Note 7 amid battery fears (updated)

The Galaxy Note 7 isn't just the highest-scoring phone we've reviewed this year, it's the highest-scoring product. But following several reports that batteries were exploding, Samsung has issued a global recall of the device. Sales have bee.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2016

Carriers Acknowledge Note 7 Battery Recall, Most Offer Immediate Exchanges and Refunds

All of the major US carriers have now acknowledged that they have stopped sales of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, following Samsung’s statement about battery cell issues and an impending recall. While most seem to still be working with Samsung to determ.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated NewsSep 2nd, 2016