Apple fanboy tries to sleep with his iPhone
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And it nearly kills him

An Apple fanboy from Alabama is regretting his decision to take his iPhone to bed with him.

Boffins turn all stolen phones into a Samsung Note 7
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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.

Samsung planning to release refurbished Note 7s
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Flaming heck, the magnificant seven rides again.

Samsung is apparently planning to release refurbished Note 7s.

Note 7 not our fault claims Samsung
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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.

Boffins create built-in battery fire extinguishers
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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.

Note 7 fiasco shows the scale of the failure of other brands
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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

The Galaxy Note was a flawed design
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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.

Note 7 may have been a victim of its design
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Latest theory

The latest theory as to why the Note 7 had battery problems suggests that its rather cool thin design made it go bang.

iPhone 7 catches fire too
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30 September 2016

iPhone 7 catches fire too

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.

Note 7s back on sale on Saturday
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October 1

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.