Still better than an iPhone
Researchers have developed new technology that can prevent stolen phones turning into a smouldering blob of plastic, or the case of an iPhone a beautiful looking, reassuringly expensive smouldering blob of plastic.
Flaming heck, the magnificant seven rides again.
Samsung is apparently planning to release refurbished Note 7s.
Acting oddly over flaming phones
Samsung Electronics is denying that that its design had anything to do with the incredible Note 7 and is putting the blame squarely on its two battery suppliers.
Smash iPhone in case of fire
A team of boffins from Stanford University have emerged from their smoke-filled labs with a lithium-ion battery which has its own built-in fire extinguisher.
10 percent of Note 7s are still outclassing rivals
After two months of an official global recall more one in ten of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 are still in use but they are still beating the competition
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.
The latest theory as to why the Note 7 had battery problems suggests that its rather cool thin design made it go bang.
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.
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.
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.