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Transport Canada Bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 from Air Travel

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 was banned from U.S. airlines yesterday in an announcement made by the Federal Aviation Adminstration (FAA). Transport Canada has also made a similar announcement as well, announcing the device is to not be permitted on any airplane. Transport Canada says they believe Special Provision 137 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations,...

Samsung’s Note 7 Failure to Cost $5.3B; U.S. Bans Phone from Air Travel

In an announcement this morning, the Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration said that Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 will be banned from all flights in the United States. In a statement, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said: "We recognise that banning these phones from airlines will inconvenience some passengers, but the safety of all those...

Samsung Officially Recalls Replacement Note 7; Offers $100 Off Next Phone

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Samsung have today officially recalled the replaced Galaxy Note 7 devices, stating that 23 complaints of overheating Note 7 phones have been received after the initial Note 7 recall (via Business Insider). CPSC has announced that all Galaxy Note 7 phones are being recalled, including those sold after September...

Samsung Can’t Figure Out Why the Note 7 Keeps Exploding

According to a report by The New York Times, Samsung still has no clue why its now discontinued flagship Galaxy Note 7 keeps catching fire, despite deploying hundreds of employees to work on the problem. Not a single one of Samsung's engineers has yet been able to get a Note 7 to explode. Although they initially concluded the defect...

Samsung’s Note 7 Return Kit Comes with Gloves, Fire-Proof Box [VIDEO]

After advising its customers to “power down” their Galaxy Note 7 units and stop using them, while also instructing its global retail partners to halt all sales and exchanges of the device, Samsung has started shipping out these special Galaxy Note 7 return kits which include a fire-proof box and gloves, and have been specifically designed with explosions in mind. ...

Samsung Halts Global Galaxy Note 7 Sales, Urges People to Stop Using Devices

Samsung has just officially announced on this quiet Thanksgiving Monday, that its global retail partners need to halt Galaxy Note 7 sales and exchanges, while customers need to “power down” their units and stop using them. Here’s what Samsung has to say: We are working with relevant regulatory bodies to investigate the recently reported cases...

iPhone 7 Destroys Galaxy Note 7 in Real World Speed Test [VIDEO]

Last month, PhoneBuff released one of their typical ‘real-life’ speed tests, with the nearly year-old iPhone 6s taking on Samsung’s blazing Galaxy Note 7. That test saw the iPhone 6s win easily, despite the Note 7 having higher specs on paper. PhoneBuff has posted another video, this time showing the latest iPhone 7 taking on...