The Galaxy Note was a flawed design
Published in Mobiles


Putting 50 pounds of mud in a five-pound bag


It seems that the Galaxy Note caught fire because it had the same problem as Dolly Parton at an award’s ceremony. If you stick 50 pounds of mud in a five-pound bag you are going to get a flaming wardrobe malfunction.

Note 7 may have been a victim of its design
Published in News


Latest theory

The latest theory as to why the Note 7 had battery problems suggests that its rather cool thin design made it go bang.

iPhone 7 catches fire too
Published in Mobiles
30 September 2016

iPhone 7 catches fire too


Don't expect a swift recall

It seems when the iPhone 7 catches fire no one pays any interest and no one calls for an immediate recall, or for them to banned on aircraft.

Note 7s back on sale on Saturday
Published in Mobiles


October 1

Samsung will put its Galaxy Note 7 back on the market next week after pulling millions off them after discovering faulty batteries were causing some to melt.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recall could cost $1 billion
Published in Mobiles


2.5 million phones being returned

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recall sounds like one of the biggest in the last few years and it looks like the company has to recover as many as 2.5 million phones from its customers. This is likely to cost Samsung close to a billion dollars and it will eat up any potential profits it was making from these phones. 

Samsung Galaxy Note 7s really do catch fire
Published in Mobiles


Company stops selling and gears up for a recall

The Tame Apple Press has been delivered an early Christmas present as its rival Samsung stops selling its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones after reports some of their batteries exploded while being charged.

Galaxy Note 7 explodes
Published in Mobiles


Tame Apple Press celebrates

There is nothing the Tame Apple Press loves more than when one of their favourite company’s rivals products catch fire. In this case a bloke in China’s Galaxy Note 7, caught fire and exploded and the way the story has been reported you would think there was something wrong with the product.

Nvidia’s Division drivers could cook your rig
Published in Graphics


New drivers are a cow

Reports are coming in that Nvidia’s Division graphics drivers are so buggy that they have been known to catch GPUs on fire.

Amazon brings back encryption on Fire
Published in Notebooks


All part of Apple's PR wars 

After firing encryption from its Fire Tablets, the online bookseller, Amazon has bought it back after customers complained.

Foxconn primary iPhone manufacturing plant goes up in flames
Published in News


Fire is contained for now

Last night at Foxconn’s main manufacturing plant in Zhengzhou, east-central China, a large fire broke out spanning several floors of the building and prompting an emergency evacuation procedure.