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Samsung to reveal probe report on fire-catching Galaxy Note 7
Jan02

Samsung to reveal probe report on fire-catching Galaxy Note 7

Samsung didn’t enjoy the best of ratings in 2016 following various reports of fire-catching incidences involving its Galaxy Note 7. Not able to manage the negative media that surrounded the battery issue, Samsung eventually pulled the plug on the phone last October. Three months after pulling the plug, the company is reportedly on the verge of making its findings known to the public—the South Korean company will by the end of January...

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Samsung Pay users will soon be able to shop online with the service
Oct26

Samsung Pay users will soon be able to shop online with the service

Samsung Pay is gradually spreading to few more countries as the company wants to make its presence counts. On Wednesday, the company announced plans to extend its services to three more countries including, Malaysia, Russia and Thailand. This will bring the number of countries where the service is being used to make payment to 10. The South Korean tech giant also announced a partnership agreement with MasterCard to use Masterpass, a...

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Samsung officially pulls the plug on production and sales of the Galaxy Note 7
Oct11

Samsung officially pulls the plug on production and sales of the Galaxy Note 7

What a sad ending for the embattled Galaxy Note 7; a smartphone described by many analysts as one of the most beautifully designed devices money can buy. The North Korean phone maker finally decided to put the phone out of its misery following two recalls within a spate of two months of its release. In a filing with the South Korean regulators on Tuesday, Samsung said it would permanently stop both production and sales of the...

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Oculus removes Gear VR support for Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Oct11

Oculus removes Gear VR support for Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Definitely not the best of times for Samsung; things are not working to plans for the South Korean phone maker. Still battling with bad publicity surrounding its Note 7, the smartphone giant has another battle facing it. Oculus has disabled the Gear VR app on the phone for the safety of its users. This is coming on the heels of reports of battery explosion despite earlier measures taken by Samsung to fix the problem. Spotted by a...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 hit with a checked luggage ban by India’s DGCA
Sep09

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 hit with a checked luggage ban by India’s DGCA

Things are definitely not going according to plan for Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 as the phone has been hit with a checked luggage ban by India’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). According to the Times of India, passengers are only allowed to carry the device in their check-in bags, and must be switched off during flight. “The order comes into immediate effect. This has been issued keeping air safety in mind,” DGCA chief B S...

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Speed test shows Galaxy Note 7 not as fast as the iPhone 6s
Aug24

Speed test shows Galaxy Note 7 not as fast as the iPhone 6s

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is the big thing in the market now—with Samsung struggling to cope with market demands. The demand for the phone, which has been described as the most beautiful currently available, is hitting the rooftop. However, a speed test carried out by Phone Buff shows that the phone is playing catchup with the iPhone 6s in terms of speed. The test showed that the Galaxy Note 7 took almost twice the length of time it...

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