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Samsung will not sell (or rent) refurbished Galaxy Note 7 phones in the US

Samsung will not sell (or rent) refurbished Galaxy Note 7 phones in the US

posted: 2 days ago, 18:36

Samsung said that it will only sell refurbished units after consultations with regulatory authorities and carriers. Moreover, the handset maker will take into consideration local demand for refurbished Note 7...

Samsung to cut battery charge functionality in all those Note 7 holdouts that remain

Samsung to cut battery charge functionality in all those Note 7 holdouts that remain

posted: 24 Mar 2017, 02:54

Samsung is done with the Note 7 saga, it seems, as it plans to push out an update that will completely stop recharging for those who still hold on to their dear phablet in Korea, endangering themselves...

Samsung SDI and Samsung Electronics can't settle on compensations for the Note 7 fiasco

Samsung SDI and Samsung Electronics can't settle on compensations for the Note 7 fiasco

posted: 21 Mar 2017, 05:11

After the entire Galaxy Note 7 saga, both Samsung and independent investigators reached the conclusion that there's nothing wrong with the phablet itself, and the actual batteries were to blame...

Samsung lists a code name for a refurbished Galaxy Note 7?

Samsung lists a code name for a refurbished Galaxy Note 7?

posted: 07 Mar 2017, 11:02

Last month, we passed along an interesting rumor about the Samsung Galaxy Note 7. According to published reports, Samsung was going to sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7 units powered by a lower capacity battery, in countries like...

Greenpeace interrupts Samsung's MWC event with Galaxy Note 7 complaint

Greenpeace interrupts Samsung's MWC event with Galaxy Note 7 complaint

posted: 26 Feb 2017, 23:45

Environmental activists Greenpeace disrupted Samsung's event at MWC on Sunday. At issue is Samsung's handling of the millions of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 handsets that the company needs to dispose of. While Samsung...

Samsung denies reports it plans to sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7 units in India

Samsung denies reports it plans to sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7 units in India

posted: 22 Feb 2017, 16:00

Even though Samsung India clearly stated that it doesn't plan to sell any refurbished Galaxy Note 7 phones in the country, the original report said the company is taking into consideration this option,...

The Note 7 cost Samsung its reputation

The Note 7 cost Samsung its reputation

posted: 21 Feb 2017, 03:05

A lot has been written about Samsung immediately following the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco, and it seems the public really took notice – this year's Harris Poll, which measures the "reputation quotient" of companies, has just come out, showing the company has...

Samsung may soon sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7 phones (mainly in emerging markets)

Samsung may soon sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7 phones (mainly in emerging markets)

posted: 21 Feb 2017, 01:21

Refurbished Galaxy Note 7s (with smaller batteries) might be available to buy starting June...

Nostalgic about the Blue Coral Note 7? Xiaomi has just the Mi Note 2 fix

Nostalgic about the Blue Coral Note 7? Xiaomi has just the Mi Note 2 fix

posted: 09 Feb 2017, 02:41

Call it what you will, but Chinese darling Xiaomi will be releasing a blue Mi Note 2, among other color versions, and the hue somewhat resembles that of the infamous Note 7 Blue Coral version. That one proved so...

Alleged Galaxy S8 vs Note 7 vs S7 CAD schematics claim tiny camera hump on a thicker handset

Alleged Galaxy S8 vs Note 7 vs S7 CAD schematics claim tiny camera hump on a thicker handset

posted: 07 Feb 2017, 05:10

The Galaxy S7 has a 1mm tall camera hump on the back (from 1.7mm for the S6), and that shrank slightly to 0.8mm in the Note 7. With the Galaxy S8, however, the source claims that we will...

Some Note 7 users will continue fighting Samsung in court

Some Note 7 users will continue fighting Samsung in court

posted: 07 Feb 2017, 03:59

The spontaneous explosions of the infamous device were already confirmed to be due to battery faults, both by Samsung's investigation and by independent Korean regulators. However, the endless streak of apologies by the South Korean...

Independent Korean regulators investigation blames Note 7 batteries, too, cue tougher safety probes

Independent Korean regulators investigation blames Note 7 batteries, too, cue tougher safety probes

posted: 06 Feb 2017, 02:03

Just as expected, the Ministry also announced new battery safety regulations, requiring periodic testing for new battery pack designs for five years after launch, and faster combustion...

Korean regulators to out their own Note 7 investigation results, will mandate explosion reporting for all

Korean regulators to out their own Note 7 investigation results, will mandate explosion reporting for all

posted: 03 Feb 2017, 04:48

Samsung already closed the official investigation into the Note 7 spontaneous combustion incidents, and put out a press conference to explain the cause and apologize. The...

Spot the fire extinguishers in these photos of Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 battery testing lab

Spot the fire extinguishers in these photos of Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 battery testing lab

posted: 24 Jan 2017, 09:27

There are no signs of recent fires in any of the photos, which is a good thing – it means the fire extinguishers work...

This infographic shows what the problem with the Galaxy Note 7 was

This infographic shows what the problem with the Galaxy Note 7 was

posted: 24 Jan 2017, 04:18

Samsung released the full report of its Note 7 investigation on Sunday. But, quite honestly, the results were bloated by a lot of information that very few people actually need to know. Long story short, the batteries...

Samsung's DJ Koh: 'I will bring back a better, safer and very innovative Note 8'

Samsung's DJ Koh: 'I will bring back a better, safer and very innovative Note 8'

posted: 23 Jan 2017, 08:08

If anyone still had lingering doubts whether Samsung is done and dusted with the Note line, the latest statements from the head of Samsung's mobile unit, D.J. Koh, should dispel them. Not only there is...

Samsung announces final conclusions regarding the Galaxy Note 7 battery issues

Samsung announces final conclusions regarding the Galaxy Note 7 battery issues

posted: 22 Jan 2017, 21:02

Samsung concluded that the Galaxy Note 7 had flawed batteries, but the device itself did not contribute to the issues...

Samsung finds two reasons to blame for Galaxy Note 7 exploding batteries

Samsung finds two reasons to blame for Galaxy Note 7 exploding batteries

posted: 20 Jan 2017, 05:47

The main reason behind the recall seems to be indeed irregularly sized batteries that caused the phone to overheat. However, that was not the only reason, and other Galaxy Note 7 had batteries that were manufactured...

Samsung pegs the Note 7 investigation report release date, press conference to be streamed live

Samsung pegs the Note 7 investigation report release date, press conference to be streamed live

posted: 20 Jan 2017, 02:49

Samsung knows very well that it has to put the Note 7 story behind it, if it wants people to refocus on the upcoming Galaxy S8 models, which will be a make or break moment for the mobile...

Verizon claims “thousands” of its customers still use the Note 7, plans to redirect all calls

Verizon claims “thousands” of its customers still use the Note 7, plans to redirect all calls

posted: 17 Jan 2017, 17:11

Verizon officials claim that “thousands” of its customers are still using the Galaxy Note 7 even after the deployment of the update that's meant to cripple them...

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