Forbidden to use on this flight
One of the many flights that I took this year was slightly different. The flight attendant made an announcement that it is forbidden to use Galaxy Note 7 onboard on Niki airlines – a subsidiary of Air Berlin.
Samsung has told Galaxy Note7 users to turn off their phones and go back to their old ones until the replacements show up.
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.
91,000 units faulty
The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced a recall for battery packs in Toshiba laptops sold between June 2011 and January 2016.
Set to announce free trade-in scheme on Friday
The folks in charge of manufacturing Microsoft’s A/C charging cable for the first three generations of its Surface Pro series apparently forgot to quality check for overheating issues.
You got what you paid for
Fruity cargo cult Apple has finally admitted that its iPhone 6 Plus cameras were broken and has started a recall campaign.
Throw the old one in the garbage
The potentially flaming battery on Shield tablet has caused Nvidia to replace most of its tablets in the world, and now the replacement tablets are starting to show up.
Back in August Apple called up a number of customers who bought iPhones between September 2012 and January 2013 to get a replacement battery.
That was quick