Gulf Times - Galaxy-Note-7
Samsung seeks to bury past with Galaxy Note 8 launch

Samsung seeks to bury past with Galaxy Note 8 launch

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd set out to wipe the slate clean in New York with a new Galaxy Note 8 phablet, hoping features such as dual rear cameras and its biggest-ever screen will extinguish memories of its fire-prone predecessor.

Samsung blames Galaxy Note 7 fires on faulty batteries

Samsung blames Galaxy Note 7 fires on faulty batteries

The world's biggest smartphone maker Samsung blamed faulty batteries on Monday for the fires that hit its flagship Galaxy Note 7 device last year, as it sought to draw a line under the humiliating recall.

Singapore Airlines bans Galaxy Note 7 on flights

Singapore Airlines bans Galaxy Note 7 on flights

Singapore Airlines said on Saturday it has banned Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 mobile phones from all its flights and any passenger carrying one will not be allowed to board its planes.

Britain's Royal Mail bans delivery of Galaxy Note 7

Britain's Royal Mail bans delivery of Galaxy Note 7

Royal Mail Plc, operator of Britain's main postal service, has banned the delivery of Samsung Electronics Co's Galaxy Note 7 smartphones through its network for safety reasons.

Samsung announces total halt to Note 7 production

Samsung announces total halt to Note 7 production

Samsung on Tuesday announced a total halt to production of its troubled Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, citing continued safety concerns over the device exploding.

Samsung halts Note 7 production after new fire scare

Samsung halts Note 7 production after new fire scare

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has suspended production of its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, a source said on Monday, after reports of fires in replacement devices added to the tech giant's worst ever recall crisis.

Replacement Programme for Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Replacement Programme for Samsung Galaxy Note 7

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC), in collaboration with Samsung, has announced the launch of the Replacement Programme for Samsung Galaxy Note 7.

Exploding phone battery: Samsung begins S.Korea exchange

Exploding phone battery: Samsung begins S.Korea exchange

Samsung rolled out replacements for Galaxy Note 7s plagued by exploding batteries in South Korea on Monday, but only a handful of customers appeared to have taken the opportunity to swap their handsets.

Qatar Airways bans Galaxy Note 7 as 'checked baggage'

Qatar Airways bans Galaxy Note 7 as 'checked baggage'

Qatar Airways has imposed restrictions on Samsung Galaxy Note 7 as a “device in checked baggage” following the recall of the personal electronic device, which are prone to catch fire.

Samsung urges Note 7 users to turn in their phones

Samsung urges Note 7 users to turn in their phones

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Saturday urged users of its Galaxy Note 7 phones to turn in their handsets as soon as possible as part of a recall aimed at limiting the damage caused by the fire-prone devices.

Galaxy Note 7 smartphones banned on UAE airlines

Galaxy Note 7 smartphones banned on UAE airlines

The United Arab Emirates on Saturday banned passengers from using Samsung's new Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on board the country's airlines, following a recall of the devices because of a battery fire hazard.

Exchange offered for Galaxy Note 7 owners

Exchange offered for Galaxy Note 7 owners

Samsung Gulf Electronics has announced the availability of its exchange programme for Galaxy Note 7 owners in Qatar. This is in response to the recent announcement regarding isolated battery cell issue of the Galaxy Note 7 device.