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Samsung cites battery flaws as cause for Note 7 explosions

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 23 January 2017

After an investigation, Samsung discovers a short circuit within the battery of certain Note 7's was the cause of the devices catching fire. FULL STORY >

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Samsung to detail cause of Note 7's exploding batteries on 23 January

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 20 January 2017

The South Korean manufacturer will hold press conference in Seoul at 3:00 AM on Monday morning. FULL STORY >

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Samsung takes out full page ads to apologise for Galaxy Note 7 recall

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 8 November 2016

Taking out ads in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times and Washington Post, Samsung apologises for the Galaxy Note 7's exploding batteries and the failed recall attempt. FULL STORY >

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Samsung has exchanged half of recalled Galaxy Note 7's in the States

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 23 September 2016

In a recently releases statement from Samsung, the company says half of the recalled Galaxy Note 7's have been exchanged in the US, with 90% of users opting for the recall. FULL STORY >

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Galaxy Note 7 coming to SA in November says Samsung South Africa

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 20 September 2016

Samsung Mobile South Africa has remained mum on the local release of the Galaxy Note 7 in the wake of 'exploding' batteries until now, with the release being pushed back to November. FULL STORY >

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Samsung will have replacement Galaxy Note 7's in the US by 21 September

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 16 September 2016

The South Korean manufacturer will have new replacement devices, with non-exploding batteries we're assuming, in the US come 21 September. FULL STORY >

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Up to 70 Galaxy Note 7 batteries have reportedly overheated in the States

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 13 September 2016

With the Galaxy Note 7 recall well underway in the States, a reported 70 Samsung-made phablets have suffered from overheating batteries. FULL STORY >

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United States' FAA warns consumers against using the Galaxy Note 7 on planes

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 9 September 2016

America's Federal Aviation Authority has issued a statement following the recent recall of all Galaxy Note 7 devices, warning consumers not to use them in-flight. FULL STORY >

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[UPDATE] Samsung's preparing to recall Galaxy Note 7 phablets due to exploding batteries

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 2 September 2016

Amid several user complaints of exploding batteries, Samsung is readying to recall its Galaxy Note 7 phablet worldwide. FULL STORY >

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Sandy Bridge problem for Intel

By Johan Keyter 1 February 2011

A flaw in Intel's new Sandy Bridge processors causes a global recall and the loss of hundreds of millions in revenue for the chip maker. FULL STORY >

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Garmin faces massive recall

By Johan Keyter 27 August 2010

Garmin announces a recall of certain Nuvi GPS devices suffering from fire hazards. FULL STORY >

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Nokia chargers recalled

By Staff Writer 9 November 2009

Nokia announced that certain of its chargers pose a risk to consumers. The company is undertaking what it describes as an exchange program to replace affected chargers for free. FULL STORY >

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HP recalls Notebook batteries

By Thomas McKinnon 21 May 2009

HP has announced the recall of approximately 70 000 Lithium-Ion batteries used in Hewlett-Packard and Compaq notebook computers. FULL STORY >

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