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Galaxy Note 7 now banned from air travel

Withdrawn by Samsung and recalled from store shelves, the explosion-prone Galaxy Note 7 is now forbidden in the skies. The Federal Aviation Administration has officially banned it, via an emergency prohibition order, making it a federal crime to take one on board an airplane. The order restricts passengers from carrying the phone “on their person, in carry-on baggage, in checked …

Samsung kills the Galaxy Note 7 for good

Samsung is permanently discontinuing production and sales of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, owing to safety fears over defective batteries including in replacement handsets the company had subsequently sent to customers following a recall of original devices last month. The news was reported earlier by the WSJ, and a spokeswomen for Samsung confirmed it is ending production of the device, telling TechCrunch: “We can confirm the report that Samsung has …

Samsung spills the details of its Note 7 exchange program in US

If you’ve got a Galaxy Note 7, you’ve probably already heard about the recall. But the specifics differ for each region, and Samsung just now released the details for what your options are here in the land of the free. First thing you’ll want to do is go to wherever you bought your device — they’ll be doing the exchange there. Then you get to …