Tag Archives: Note7

Unreturned Samsung Galaxy Note7 units in New Zealand will soon be disconnected from mobile networks

If you are a Samsung Galaxy Note7 owner in New Zealand who is yet to exchange/return their unit, you are strongly advised to do so withing the next couple of weeks. Reason being, starting November 18, your unit will not be able to access any cellular network in the country. “As part of our commitment to ongoing safety, Samsung would ... Read More »

You have to trade-in your Galaxy Note7, what should you get?

After glowing reviews, the future of the Samsung Galaxy Note7 proved dim. Now everyone who bought one faces a question – what do I get now? It’s not easy to replace one of the best reviewed and best received phones, but we have no other choice but to try. We will split this in two – alternatives from the Galaxy ... Read More »

Samsung to reveal reason behind replacement Galaxy Note7 fire incidents in coming weeks

Samsung may have canceled the Galaxy Note7, but the exact reason behind latest fire incidents involving the phablet isn’t yet known. The South Korean company has now issued a statement saying that it is currently investigating the reason behind the fire incidents involving replacement Galaxy Note7 units, and will share more information in weeks to come. Following is the complete ... Read More »

T-Mobile will resume Samsung Galaxy Note7 sales starting tomorrow

T-Mobile – one of the Big Four carriers in the US – has announced that it will resume sales ofthe Samsung Galaxy Note7 in the country beginning October 5 (tomorrow). The phablet will be available for purchase through the carrier’s website as well as offline stores. With this, the magenta carrier joins Sprint and Verizon who have been selling the ... Read More »

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While there have already been reports about replacement Samsung Galaxy Note7 units overheating in South Korea, a new Wall Street Journal report now says that similar complaints have been received by the company in the US as well. In many cases, users have complained that the phablet gets very hot during calls. For its part, Samsung has acknowledged the complaints ... Read More »

PCWorld Show Episode 29: Samsung Note7 recall, Google to ditch Nexus for Pixel

Samsung’s recall of the Note7 just keeps getting worse and Jon, Jason, and Gordon are here to help you make sense of it. On tap: Jason gives us the latest on just how bad the Note7 recall is and what may have gone wrong. Is Google about to announce new Pixel phones and drop its beloved Nexus line? Does anyone even care? Researchers ... Read More »

Replacement Samsung Galaxy Note7 units start arriving in Canada

Samsung Galaxy Note7 users in Canada who participated in the exchange program have started receiving their replacement units, presumably making Canada the first country where new Note7 devices have begun shipping. The company had earlier given a shipping date of September 19. While there have been reports that the new lot will have a blue S on the box as ... Read More »

Canada, India, and Japan are also advising against using Galaxy Note7 in-flight

After the US FAA, regulators in several other countries – including India, Canada, and Japan – have issued advisories against using the Samsung Galaxy Note7 on board a plane. Following is an official communication from India’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation. View image on Twitter Follow Tarun Shukla ✔@shukla_tarun India also bans Galaxy Note 7 mobile onboard any flights.#aviation 6:35 ... Read More »

Unreturned Samsung Galaxy Note7 units may be remotely deactivated

Update: The guys over at AndroidCentral reached out to Samsung, and were told that “this is not something the company has stated, and that all official guidance will be published on its website.” Clearly, Samsung isn’t outrightly denying a remote deactivation. Original story follows: Samsung seems to be leaving no stone unturned in ensuring the safety of its customers. The ... Read More »

Galaxy Note7 replacements arrive in Portugal on Sept 19, the US may have to wait longer

The Samsung Galaxy Note7 was off to a great, but a quickly discovered battery defect caused Samsung to issue an unprecedented worldwide recall. We now hear the replacement stock for Portugal is already on the way and should be ready for exchange for September 19. The phablet has successfully launched in China and few other markets recently, where Samsung made ... Read More »