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Samsung resurrects the Galaxy Note 7, but this time as a refurbished device to be available in select regions

March 28, 2017 Droid Turf

The Galaxy Note 7 is a device that has lived in infamy for the last few months, a product that had all the promise of success but was plagued with claims of explosions and faulty batteries. Samsung recalled the Galaxy Note 7 not once but twice, and decided after the second recall to pull the phone from the market altogether.

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Opinion: Apple’s iPhone 6 of 2017 makes the refurbished Galaxy Note 7 a reasonable proposition

March 5, 2017 Droid Turf

There’s a report making the rounds: Samsung’s now-deceased Galaxy Note 7 may be resurrected as a refurbished model and sold in India and Vietnam. For now, though, this is just a rumor, since Samsung has said nothing to confirm the its validity. And yet, there have been rumors regarding what Samsung could do that the company denied – only to turn around and do them. Remember the Galaxy Note 7 death update that Samsung initially said it would not release but finally [Read More]

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Samsung’s Secure Folder app for the Galaxy Note 7 comes to the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge

February 25, 2017 Droid Turf

The Galaxy Note 7 was at the height of the mobile world when it was discontinued and tossed out of production due to explosions and multiple recalls. One of the major selling points of the device, apart from Samsung’s 5-year research and development of the iris scanner, was a feature called Secure Folder that allowed users to protect apps and data from prying eyes.

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Refurbished Samsung Galaxy Note 7 units may go up for sale in select countries

February 22, 2017 Doug Demagistris

A new report suggests that Samsung may soon bring back the Galaxy Note 7, in refurbished form. Units could be sold in select markets to help Samsung cut its losses with the whole explosion scandal that happened back in 2016. Here’s what we know so far.

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Samsung will share with us the root cause of the Galaxy Note 7 debacle (Updated)

January 23, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Remember the exploding Galaxy Note 7 incidents? How could we forget it. Ever since Samsung was forced to act and recall its second batch of Galaxy Note 7 units, they’ve been conducting heavy research to determine the leading cause. Earlier reports have speculated internal battery issues that were likely causing Galaxy Note 7 units to catch fire. After months of waiting, we now have confirmation from Samsung as to when they plan to publicly disclose the news everyone has been [Read More]

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Faulty batteries likely to blame for the Galaxy Note 7 incidents, official word coming next week

January 17, 2017 Doug Demagistris

According to a fresh report, the batteries inside Galaxy Note 7 units were likely to blame for all the incidents which eventually caused Samsung to seize production and issue a recall. Samsung hasn’t formally announced the official problem that caused so many of its units to catch fire, but plans to as early as next week. That is when we should get the official word as per what happened and why.

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