Samsung

samsung_logo

Samsung is a South-Korean conglomerate which counts many subsidiaries like Samsung Electronics, which you probably know very well, but also Samsung Heavy Industries which builds ships, or Samsung Life Insurance, Samsung Securities and many more. Samsung is responsible for an amazing 20% of South Korea’s exports. In the consumer electronics world, Samsung has gone from being a company with a reputation for cheap products to becoming one of the most respected companies in the world.

India Bans The Galaxy Note 7 From Check-In Bags
Unless you have not been following the news, chances are you might have heard that Samsung is experiencing quite a major PR nightmare with regards to the Galaxy Note 7 following multiple reports of the phone exploding due to faulty batteries, and it looks like things are getting worse for the company.

Transport Canada Issues Warning On Galaxy Note 7 Use On Planes
As you might have heard by now, the FAA has issued an advisory in which they ask passengers not to use or charge their Galaxy Note 7 handsets while on planes. Over in Australia, local airlines have issued similar warning, and now it looks like over in Canada, Transport Canada has asked passengers not to use the Galaxy Note 7 while on a plane.

Samsung Working With CPSC To Make The Galaxy Note 7 Recall Official
A little over a week ago, Samsung officially announced that they would be recalling the Galaxy Note 7 over reports of the phone’s battery exploding. If you already knew about that, so what’s the deal with this article’s title? Does that mean that the Samsung recall from last week wasn’t official?

Samsung Rumored To Be In Talks With NVIDIA & AMD For Mobile GPUs
Recently SoftBank announced that they had completed the acquisition of ARM, and like we stated it was a big deal because many big names in the mobile industry rely on ARM for their mobile chipsets, and Samsung is one of them. They also rely on ARM for their mobile GPUs, with ARm’s Mali series of GPUs being featured on Samsung’s Exynos chipsets.

Advertising

Samsung Australia Will Start Replacing Note 7 Handsets September 21
A week ago, Samsung officially announced that they would be recalling the Galaxy Note 7 in the wake of a series of reports of batteries exploding. In the US, Samsung launched an exchange program in which customers could either return their handsets in exchange for a new Galaxy Note 7 that would arrive later, or for the Galaxy S7/S7 Edge if they’d prefer.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Might Not Have A Flat Screen Variant
Prior to the Galaxy Note 7’s launch, Samsung has been sort of experimenting and testing the waters with its curved displays. For example they offered customers the choice between a regular flat screen smartphone, or one with curved edges, but then the Galaxy Note 7 came along and it was only offered in a curved variant.

FAA Issues Statement On Galaxy Note 7 On Flights
A couple of days ago, it was reported that the FAA was considering the idea of banning the Galaxy Note 7 on board flights in the US due to the phones being recalled for exploding batteries. Now it looks like the agency has come forward with an official statement on its website on the issue.

Samsung Galaxy Folder 2 Clamshell Is Official
It has been rumored that Samsung is working on a smartphone with a flip display. This isn’t the first time that the company has launched such a product as they have launched flip Android smartphones in the past, although in 2016 we really have to wonder why the demand for such a product is still so strong?

Samsung Says ‘Rare Manufacturing Process’ Caused Note 7’s Problems
About a week ago, Samsung officially announced that they would be recalling the Galaxy Note 7 due to issues with its battery that have caused several explosions. At that time Samsung did not dive into specifics as to what was the exact cause of the problem, but what we did know is that the batteries came from a division of Samsung.

Florida Couple Says Galaxy Note 7 Set Their Jeep On Fire
Reports of the Galaxy Note 7’s battery exploding continue to filter in even as Samsung has recalled the device because of this issue. A couple of days ago there was a report out of Australia where the battery exploded and caused $1,400 worth of damage to a hotel room. Another report detailed how the handset set a garage on fire and now a couple from Florida says their jeep was […]

Samsung Gives Free Gear VR For Galaxy Note 7 Delay In India
Samsung issued a global recall of the Galaxy Note 7 even before it started shipping the new flagship in India which is the only reason why there have been no reports of the Galaxy Note 7 exploding in that country. The recall has forced Samsung to push back shipments in India so as an apology for making customers wait even longer, Samsung has decided to give a free Gear VR […]

Australian Airlines Ban Galaxy Note 7 Use On Their Planes
Yesterday we reported that the FAA was considering banning the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 from being brought on board flights in the US. For those wondering why, it is because of a battery issue with the phone which last we heard, was causing quite a few explosions, so safe to say it isn’t exactly safe.

Galaxy Note 7 May Have Set A Man's House On Fire
The bad press cycle continues for Samsung as it tries to deal with the massive recall of the Galaxy Note 7. A new report from Horry County, SC brings us the story of Wesley Hartzog who plugged in his Galaxy Note 7 and then went outside for a couple of hours. Upon his return, he saw his house in flames. Given previously reported instances of the Galaxy Note 7’s battery […]

FAA Considering Banning The Galaxy Note 7 From Planes
By now many of you guys would have heard the news that the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is currently experiencing a spate of battery explosions. Thankfully the number of phones that have been reported to have exploded is but a fraction of the overall phones Samsung has sold, but they are still enough for Samsung to actually recall them.