Galaxy Note 7

Verizon’s Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Will be Disabled After All

Verizon’s Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Will be Disabled After All

Earlier this month, Samsung confirmed that it would be disabling Galaxy Note 7 units out in the wild in the United States in early January.

T-Mobile, AT&T, and Sprint’s Galaxy Note 7 Units Will Stop Working By January 8th

T-Mobile, AT&T, and Sprint’s Galaxy Note 7 Units Will Stop Working By January 8th

After Samsung announced that it would be killing all Galaxy Note 7 units in the United States within 30 days, all major carriers have gone ahead and announced the dates on which they plan to roll out an OTA update that will disable charging on the phone and disable their mobile network functionality.

Verizon Says it Won’t Release Disabling Update for Galaxy Note 7

Verizon Says it Won’t Release Disabling Update for Galaxy Note 7

Samsung has just confirmed that it will be sending out an update to disable the Galaxy Note 7 in the United States.

Samsung Announces it Will be Disabling Galaxy Note 7 Units in the U.S.

Samsung Announces it Will be Disabling Galaxy Note 7 Units in the U.S.

Samsung has already confirmed that it will be permanently disabling Galaxy Note 7 units in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Units in Canada Will Lose Mobile Connectivity After December 15

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Units in Canada Will Lose Mobile Connectivity After December 15

Live in Canada and still using a Galaxy Note 7? Well, Samsung has now announced that all Note 7 units in Canada will lose the ability to connect to a mobile network from December 15. A software update from Samsung will also disable Wi-Fi and Bluetooth functionality on the handsets from December 12th onwards.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Battery Explosions Caused by ‘Aggressive Design’

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Battery Explosions Caused by ‘Aggressive Design’

While Samsung is yet to divulge the details behind the batteries inside the Galaxy Note 7 exploding, a design engineering firm called Instrumental has done its own internal assessment on one unit of the handset and reached its own conclusion. According to the company’s CEO Anna-Katrina Shedletsky, the design of the Note 7 compressed the battery even during regular use that eventually led to the battery inside it exploding.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Explosion Issue to Be Revealed before End of Year

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Explosion Issue to Be Revealed before End of Year

Its been almost two months since Samsung pulled the plug on the Galaxy Note 7 due to the explosion fiasco. The company has since then reassured its customers through multiple forms of communications that it will be working on improving consumer safety of its products. The Korean company also promised that it would be publicly sharing the reason behind the Note 7 units exploding, which was first blamed on faulty batteries.

Samsung Running Full-Page Ads in Newspapers Apologising for Galaxy Note 7 Debacle

Samsung Running Full-Page Ads in Newspapers Apologising for Galaxy Note 7 Debacle

In a bid to regain customer confidence after the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco, Samsung has published full-page ads in the Monday editions of The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post. The ad is actually a letter from Samsung’ North America president and CEO Gregory Lee in which he apologizes for the whole Note 7 fiasco.

Samsung Says 85 Percent Galaxy Note 7 Units Have Been Returned in the United States

Samsung Says 85 Percent Galaxy Note 7 Units Have Been Returned in the United States

In a short update, Samsung today announced that nearly 85 percent of Galaxy Note 7 owners in the United States have replaced their device through the company’s refund and exchange program. It notes that the majority of Note 7 owners went for another Samsung smartphone only. 

Samsung To Share Galaxy Note 7 Explosion Findings in ‘Open Manner’

Samsung To Share Galaxy Note 7 Explosion Findings in ‘Open Manner’

The Galaxy Note 7 fiasco has hurt Samsung’s bottom line big time. The company reported a 96% drop in its quarterly operating profit on a yearly basis, with its share prices dropping to 2014 levels. Worse, without any upcoming flagship handset, Samsung will have to get by this holiday season by selling its six months old Galaxy S7 and S7 edge.