Tag Archives: Batteries

Samsung recalls Note 7 flagship over explosive batteries

Samsung Electronics is recalling its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphone and said that battery problems were behind phones catching fire. The decision follows reports in the US and South Korea of the phone “exploding” during or after charging. The South Korean company said customers who had already bought the phone would be able to swap it for a new one. ...

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Samsung Note 7 recall: Millions of phones to be replaced after batteries explode

Samsung has issued a global recall of its new Galaxy Note 7 phone, affecting millions of devices, after a fault with the phone’s battery caused it to explode. The device, which was due to go on sale in the UK today, has already sold over 1 million devices, but several users had posted images and videos of charred phones online. The ...

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Samsung delays Galaxy Note 7 shipments after reports of exploding batteries

Samsung has delayed shipments of its new Galaxy Note 7 phone after reports that batteries in the devices were overheating, causing them to catch fire and explode. The delay, which threatens to halt the South Korean company’s recent upturn in fortunes, sent Samsung’s shares falling by 2pc on Thursday. Several owners of the £750 device reported that it had spontaneously ...

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US orders recall of 500,000 hoverboards over fire risks after batteries explode

More than 500,000 hoverboards are being recalled after dozens of reports of fires and spewing smoke. There have been 99 reports to the Consumer Product Safety Commission of battery packs that have overheated, exploded or caught fire, the US regulator said Wednesday. There have been at least 18 reports of injuries, such as burns to the neck, legs or arms, according to the ...

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Today's Best Deals: Car Vacuum, Chromebook, Eneloop Batteries, and More

A discounted Chromebook, $ 30 car vacuum, and the ever-popular Eneloop Power Pack lead off today’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here to learn ...

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