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Samsung announced today that its updated Galaxy Note7 phones, complete with safe batteries, are now available for purchase. This follows earlier re-launches in the US and South Korea.
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Last year, Samsung launched the Galaxy A8, its thinnest ever smartphone at just 5.9mm thick. The new model isn't quite so slim, but it retains the full-metal body of its predecessor.
In June, Samsung released Android 6.0.1 for the Galaxy A7 in Russia. Three months later - and almost a full year after Marshmallow's release - the update is now available for the Galaxy A7 in Europe.
A brand new iPhone 7 Plus ended up in a pretty bad state after it caught fire and exploded. Luckily no one was hurt, as the incident seems to have happened in transit due to battery damage.
Some users in the US and South Korea have reported that their replacement Galaxy Note7 handsets are becoming so hot that they can't hold them next to their ears - and Samsung says it's investigating.
Samsung, which is still trying to put the fiery Note7 fiasco behind it, is once again forced to warn users against some of its product. This time a number of washing machines have started "exploding".
Huawei is reportedly in talks with Samsung to switch over its smartwatch OS from Android Wear to the South Korean company's Tizen OS. This comes amid friction with Google and its Android system.
The Galaxy On8 is the first device in the On-series to feature a Super AMOLED screen, and while it bears an uncanny similarity to the Galaxy J7, there are a couple of notable differences.
A man claims that the replacement Galaxy Note7 he received under Samsung's recall program exploded less than 24 hours after it arrived, causing injuries to his hand, and damage to his Apple MacBook.
Samsung says 90% of those who have so far returned their Galaxy Note7 have chosen to stick with the device by opting for a replacement - but almost over 40% of US owners still haven't returned theirs.
Some Galaxy Note7 owners whose devices were replaced under the recall program are reporting that the new handsets are overheating, and that their batteries are losing power even while being charged.
The Galaxy Note7 smartphone - which is currently being recalled in many markets - is expected to relaunch in India on October 7, while its sales in South Korea have been pushed back to October 1.
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Fresh stock of the Galaxy Note7 from Samsung won't be hitting Europe anytime soon as an executive of the company has suggested that the smartphone would be made available towards the end of November.
Samsung's Galaxy Note7 offers one of the most well-rounded experiences on an Android handset. But, is the S-Pen Stylus and its companion features worth the elevated price tag?
Samsung has begun testing Android 7.0 for its Galaxy S7 and S7 edge - but given that it's previously taken months to upgrade any of its devices to new Android versions, owners may be waiting a while.
Verizon and Sprint have resumed sales of the Galaxy Note7 - but Verizon's reference to the recall contains a notable inaccuracy, and Sprint's listing makes no mention of the handset's safety at all.
A year after Marshmallow's release, Verizon is rolling out the update to the Galaxy Tab S. That's not bad, considering the device is over two years old - but it's unlikely to get a taste of Nougat.
Samsung is pushing out an update to all recalled Galaxy Note7 handsets, which will display a warning urging owners to switch off and exchange their device - every time they turn it on or charge it.
With an official recall process now underway, Samsung intends to resume sales of its fiery flagship in its home market of South Korea next week, and will reportedly do the same in the US next month.
Samsung has launched a new website to determine if a user's Galaxy Note7 is safe or not. Moreover, a new green battery color will be used in the Note7 UI to indicate that the battery is not faulty.
The United States Federal Aviation Administration has prohibited the use of Galaxy Note7 devices on aircraft. This was after the Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a recall of the device.
Samsung recently launched the entry-level Galaxy Folder 2, but the company is gearing up for a bigger, high-end release with the SM-W2017. And here's a look at the new phone in leaked images.
A Florida man is suing Samsung after his Galaxy Note7 allegedly exploded in his pants and giving him second degree burns on his thigh and his thumb. The amount of the lawsuit is currently unknown.
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Samsung will soon begin the process of putting its disastrous Galaxy Note7 launch behind it. The company says it will resume sales of the device - currently under global recall - from September 28.
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission today announced a recall of one million Samsung Galaxy Note7 devices, due to their likeliness to catch fire and cause injury or property damage.
After originally claiming that models of the Note7 released in China weren't affected, Samsung will now recall 1,858 devices due to concerns over its battery overheating and potentially exploding.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab A with S Pen has officially hit the Korean markets. With increases in RAM and storage, and S Pen support, this device simply provides incremental hardware upgrades.
Samsung is hoping to encourage more Windows phone owners to get one of its Android handsets, by making it easier for them to transfer content from their existing phone to their new Galaxy device.
A software update will prevent the Note7's battery from charging above 60% of capacity to help reduce overheating - but owners are still being urged to switch off the device and seek a replacement.
HP has agreed to purchase Samsung's printer business in a deal worth $1.05 billion - and under the terms of the acquisition, Samsung will acquire between $100 million and $300 million of HP shares.
In light of the Galaxy Note7 recall, Samsung is now preparing replacement devices for those who were affected. The new handsets have a safety mark, to clearly differentiate them from the faulty units.
With the wide recall of Samsung's Galaxy Note7, the issue has created even more bad news. Samsung's shares have started slipping, with the company losing billions of dollars from investors.
A young boy from Brooklyn, NY has suffered burns after the Galaxy Note7 on which he was watching videos exploded in his hands, a day after consumers were urged to stop using the device.
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The Consumer Product Safety Commission, an independent US government agency, has formally advised owners of the Galaxy Note7 to stop using it immediately, following a series of fiery incidents.
Samsung has revealed a new smartphone called the Galaxy Folder 2. The device, which is designed for China, is one of the few smartphones designed like a flip-phone today.
Months after its rival carriers delivered Marshmallow to both devices - and eleven months after Google released Android 6.0 - AT&T is finally rolling out the update to the Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge.
Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin Australia have banned the use of Samsung's Galaxy Note7 on their flights, following a growing number of incidents in which the new flagship phone has caught fire.
Last week, Samsung announced its latest smartwatch, the Gear S3. The company was fairly mum on its release date, but it now looks like the Gear S3 could arrive sometime in November.
Samsung recalled the Note7, but it didn't implement an official recall process with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, leaving the FAA unsure over whether to ban the device from flights.
The Aalborgs University in Denmark conducted a study, finding out which smartphones perform best on a weak signal. It concluded that Microsoft's Lumia 640 blasts other phones in signal performance.
A new patent from South Korea shows that Samsung has been considering creating a phone capable of running both Android and Windows Mobile at the same time, with each OS operating independently.
Samsung has partnered with another company and created a smart belt, its aim: to keep you fit and healthy. The WELT belt has just been funded on Kickstarter and will be shipping in January 2017.
In light of the Galaxy Note7 recall, over risks of batteries catching on fire, a Samsung analyst predicted that it will cost the company a large sum of money in order to fix the issue.
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The Note7 has been recalled and while Samsung has outlined its US solution, T-Mobile is offering the ability for a "no hassle" return and will even let you keep the promotional accessories.