• Swap Your Note 7 for Another Samsung Phone, Get $100

    Swap Your Note 7 for Another Samsung Phone, Get $100

    ET today, consumers can choose between two options: swap your Note 7 for another Samsung phone and receive up to $100 in credit, or hand in the device for a refund or a non-Samsung smartphone and get $25.The move, approved by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), comes after Samsung this week halted production and sales of the exploding products.
  • DOT Bans Galaxy Note 7 on Airplanes

    DOT Bans Galaxy Note 7 on Airplanes

    Airline passengers can no longer transport the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 in carry-on or checked luggage when flying, according to the US Department of Transportation, which today classified the device as hazardous material.If you try to hide it in checked luggage, you may be subject to criminal prosecution and fines, the DOT says.
  • Report: Note 7 Batteries Tested In-House

    Report: Note 7 Batteries Tested In-House

    The sometimes explosive batteries used to power Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 smartphones were reportedly tested in the company's own lab.Before selling smartphones via US carriers, a manufacturer must assess its batteries at one of 28 labs certified by mobile trade group CTIA.
  • Samsung Sets Up Note 7 Trade-In Kiosks at Airports

    Samsung Sets Up Note 7 Trade-In Kiosks at Airports

    As in the US, Aussie passengers are no longer permitted to take a Galaxy Note 7—switched on or turned off—on a flight from Oz.For those leaving Australia for an extended period of time—or permanently—Samsung will, "where possible," exchange the Note 7 for another Samsung phone—either at the terminal before departure or at your destination.
  • The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Lawsuits Have Begun

    The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Lawsuits Have Begun

    The lawsuits over Samsung's exploding Galaxy Note 7 smartphones have begun.All three purchased their Note 7s in late August, about a week or so before Samsung announced a recall.
  • Samsung Discount Offer Confirms Note 8

    Samsung Discount Offer Confirms Note 8

    Today's announcement, in Korean, indicates that the company remains committed to the Note lineup, and specifically mentions the Galaxy S8 and Note 8.To take advantage of the discount program, Note 7 owners will first have to trade in their device for a Galaxy S7.
  • Samsung: No Seriously, We're Really Sorry About the Note 7 Thing

    Samsung: No Seriously, We're Really Sorry About the Note 7 Thing

    For this we are truly sorry," the ad said.We will listen to you, learn from this and act in a way that allows us to earn back your trust," Lee said.
  • Samsung: Galaxy S7s Are Not Exploding

    Samsung: Galaxy S7s Are Not Exploding

    Isolated reports of Samsung's flagship Galaxy S7 smartphone exploding have not been confirmed, according to the Korean tech giant.As Samsung continues to deal with the aftermath of its decision to end production of the Galaxy Note 7 following multiple fires and explosions, some Galaxy S7 users have reported their devices are also exploding.
  • Report: Design Flaws, Not Battery, Caused Note 7 Explosions

    Report: Design Flaws, Not Battery, Caused Note 7 Explosions

    The report, published on Friday by quality assurance firm Instrumental, suggests that design flaws, not the Note 7's battery, are to blame.In a blog post, Instrumental engineers described that they found "intellectual tension between safety and pushing the boundaries" in a recent teardown of a Note 7.
  • Samsung Plans to Disable All Galaxy Note 7 Handsets in the US

    Samsung Plans to Disable All Galaxy Note 7 Handsets in the US

    The Galaxy Note 7 is a smartphone Samsung wants everyone to forget about as soon as possible, but for now, the company is still trying to stop Note 7 handsets from being used due to the danger they pose.Following a ban by airlines, a recall program, and even a battery charge-limiting update, Samsung looks set to take yet another, much more final step to stop Note 7 use.
  • Official: Samsung Pushing Software Update to Remaining Note 7 Devices to Stop Them From Charging (Updated)

    Official: Samsung Pushing Software Update to Remaining Note 7 Devices to Stop Them From Charging (Updated)

    Starting December 19, Samsung will begin pushing a new software update to remaining Galaxy Note 7 devices in the US that have not yet been returned.That software update will prevent devices from being able to charge and will them “eliminate their ability to work as mobile devices.
  • Airlines Can Stop Warning Passengers of Galaxy Note 7 Risk

    Airlines Can Stop Warning Passengers of Galaxy Note 7 Risk

    The Federal Aviation Administration lifted its requirement for Galaxy Note 7 pre-boarding announcements by airlines.In August, reports surfaced of the Galaxy Note 7 overheating, burning users, and, in some cases, exploding.
  • Samsung to Reveal Findings of Note 7 Investigation

    Samsung to Reveal Findings of Note 7 Investigation

    The Korean electronics giant said on Thursday that it plans to host a press conference in Seoul on Monday at 10 a.5 million devices and delivered 500,000 new, allegedly safer, Note 7s to carriers and stores.
  • Report: Note 7 Fires Linked to 'Irregularly Sized' Batteries

    Report: Note 7 Fires Linked to 'Irregularly Sized' Batteries

    The report comes two days before Samsung is set to hold a press conference where it will formally announce the findings of its investigation into the fires and explosions that prompted its Note 7 recall last year.The Journal on Friday reported that Samsung's investigation revealed that "some batteries were irregularly sized, causing overheating, while others had manufacturing problems.
  • Samsung Set to Unveil Galaxy Note 8 on Aug. 23

    Samsung Set to Unveil Galaxy Note 8 on Aug. 23

    23 Unpacked event that will likely include the launch of the Galaxy Note 8.for the global unveiling of Samsung's newest mobile device," Samsung writes.
  • Watch Live: Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Unpacked Event

    Watch Live: Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Unpacked Event

    After the disastrous Note 7 rollout, Samsung is looking to rebuild that brand with the expected launch of the Galaxy Note 8 in New York City this morning.Rumors about the Note 8 tip a 6.
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8

    Samsung Galaxy Note 8

    The Galaxy Note 8 is just what we expected.Compare Similar ProductsCompare Samsung Galaxy S8 Samsung Galaxy S8+ Apple iPhone 7 Plus Google Pixel XL LG G6 OnePlus 5 Essential Phone PH-1 Motorola Moto Z2 Force Edition HTC U11 Design The Galaxy Note 8 feels like a slightly bigger Galaxy S8+, as you'd expect.
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs. iPhone 7 Plus: Powerful Phones Face Off

    Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs. iPhone 7 Plus: Powerful Phones Face Off

    Name Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Apple iPhone 7 Plus   Lowest Price Editors' Rating CPU Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Apple A10 Dimensions 6.The iPhone 7 Plus has a respectable Full HD (1080p) IPS panel, but the resolution works out to 401ppi.
  • The Best Galaxy Note 8 Cases

    The Best Galaxy Note 8 Cases

    The Best Galaxy Note 8 Cases At nearly $1,000, you're going to want to protect Samsung's all-glass smartphone.12 The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has a lot going for it: dual 12-megapixel cameras, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, and compatibility with Samsung's Dex desktop dock.
  • iPhone X vs. Galaxy Note 8: Sleek Smartphone Showdown

    iPhone X vs. Galaxy Note 8: Sleek Smartphone Showdown

    By now you've probably heard all about Apple's new iPhone lineup: iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X.The Galaxy Note 8 is meant to be a pocketable behemoth at 6.