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Galaxy Note 7

Galaxy S8 vs. Galaxy Note 8

Samsung’s making sure the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 won’t explode

January 23rd, 2017

Samsung on Monday announced the results of its Galaxy Note 7 investigation. The South Korean giant blamed the phone’s batteries, saying that two independent battery issues caused overheating and explosions before and after the first recall. The subliminal messages were pretty clear, though. Samsung did not take appropriate steps to ensure the batteries would not …

Galaxy S8 vs. Galaxy Note 7: Overheating

Samsung is going all-out to prevent the Galaxy S8 from Note 7-ing

January 18th, 2017

A new report says that both Samsung and LG will make use of thermal pipes for their 2017 flagship devices to prevent overheating. LG had already confirmed it’ll employ heat pipes inside the LG G6, suggesting it’s taking extra measures to avoid unwanted accidents. Samsung, meanwhile, will also use a thermal pipe inside the Galaxy …

Galaxy Note 7 return holdouts

Meet the Redditors too stubborn to give up their exploding phones

January 18th, 2017

If you’ve been vacationing with a remote community that has no contact with the outside world for the last six months, you might have missed the fact that Samsung’s most recent phablet has an unnerving tendency to catch fire. All reasonable human beings have returned their phones, as requested by Samsung, cell carriers, and the …