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Secret ‘bursts into flames’ feature may be behind Samsung’s Note 7 delays

The Galaxy Note 7 seems like a pretty decent phone if you like phones literally the size of the galaxy (Brian does) — but be aware that Samsung’s curvy-screened flagship device may be prone to, well, exploding. Fear not, however: Samsung is looking into it. That’s according to statements provided to Reuters and the Korea Herald, which have the company suspending shipments of the phone …