UK Royal Mail tells staff to refuse shipment of the Galaxy Note 7
well-reviewed device with strong early sales, the Note 7 is becoming firm's greatest mobile disaster -- if it isn't already. To have over two million units recalled globally is bad enough. But with Samsung and the US Consumer Product Safety Commission investigating the cause of the recent Southwest flight incident, it may transpire that a second Note 7 recall is deemed necessary.Despite being a very good,
Meanwhile, the Royal Mail in the UK won't ship parcels carrying the Galaxy Note 7. There are numerous alternative means to send items, but a large portion of Brits tend to stick with the old faithful by default. Royal Mail has apparently directed Post Office employees to inquire about parcels prior to shipping and subsequently refuse those containing the Note 7. According to AndroidAuthority, a few Post Office branches are taking this a step further and turning down any and all Samsung handsets, though this is not part of the official instruction. Indeed, even if the customer wants to send a recalled device back to Samsung, they'll have to make other arrangements.
There have been a number of Note 7 bans on airlines over the past few weeks and recently, some cruise lines have stopped travelers from boarding with the Note 7. These heavy-handed approaches indicate just how paranoid many have become, and with Apple and Google having just launched new flagships, two of Sammy's fiercest rivals will be among those looking to benefit from the Note 7's ongoing woes.
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