• Airlines ban Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on board

    Airlines ban Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on board

    German airline, Air Berlin, on Monday, said that the carriage of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is prohibited on all flights of Air Berlin group.

    A spokesperson of Air Berlin said that the Note 7 mobile phones are not allowed to be brought on board immediately since Saturday.

    He said: “Safety is always our highest priority in Air Berlin.”

    He said this was not the first time, as the airline had already prohibited the use of the device on its flights before.

    Meanwhile, another German […]

  • Fresh trouble for Samsung Note 7 as replacement model emits smoke

    Fresh trouble for Samsung Note 7 as replacement model emits smoke

    A replacement model of the fire-prone Samsung Note 7 smartphone began smoking inside a U.S. plane on Wednesday, the family that owns it said.

    Samsung Electronics Co said in a statement on Thursday it was working to recover the device and to understand the cause.

    “Until we are able to retrieve the device, we cannot confirm that this incident involves the new Note 7,” the South Korean company said.

    The fault has prompted fresh investigations by the Consumer Product Safety Commission and the […]

  • Samsung’s Note 7 phones back on sale after recall

    Samsung’s Note 7 phones back on sale after recall

    Samsung’s flagship Galaxy Note 7 Smartphones went back on sale in South Korea on Saturday, a report said.

    Almost a month after the electronics giant was forced to undertake a worldwide recall of the devices due to the risk of them catching fire.

    “The new phones have been fitted with new batteries, they will go on sale again in Europe on Oct. 28,” a spokesman said.

    Samsung launched the recall early September after admitting that the so-called phablet, which was originally launched on […]

  • NCAA bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on aircraft in Nigeria

    NCAA bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on aircraft in Nigeria

    According to reports, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority has directed passengers not to turn on or charge their Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices on board aircraft following recent incidents and concerns raised by its manufacturers.

    The aviation regulatory body gave the directive in a statement signed by its General Manager, Public Relations, Sam Adurogboye, in Lagos on Tuesday.

    It warned that the phones must not be stowed away in any checked-in baggage.

    The statement said: “NCAA is appealing to the passengers’ responsibilities in […]

  • Emirates bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on its planes

    Emirates bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on its planes

    Civil aviation authorities in the Emirates have banned the use of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 on all its national carriers because of the risk of batteries exploding in the “phablet” smartphone.

    “The General Civil Aviation Authority has banned operating, charging and carrying in bags the Samsung Note 7 on board national carriers’ flights,” it said in a statement carried by the official WAM news agency on Saturday.

    Samsung last week suspended sales of its latest flagship smartphone and announced a recall of […]