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Samsung Gear VR has sold 5m units

Samsung revealed yesterday it has shipped five million units of its Gear VR headset since launch. The announcement was made during Samsung’s press conference at CES 2017, by Samsung Electronics America’s president Tim Baxter. He also said that users have watched over 10m hours of video on Gear VR. The …

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Samsung concludes Galaxy Note 7 investigation

It is understood that Samsung now knows why its ill-fated Galaxy Note 7 handsets were catching fire. Wired reports that the Korean tech giant has ended its investigation into the cause of the problems, and has handed its findings over to a number of regulatory bodies. What it has concluded, …

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Update will cripple remaining Galaxy Note 7 handsets

Are you a Galaxy Note 7 user? We are the bearers of bad news. Aside from the fact that you could literally burn your house down, killing your loved ones in the process, you’re also soon going to find that your handset has become severely restricted. Having already blocked the …

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Samsung targets remaining Note 7 owners with network cut-off

Galaxy Note 7 owners who have refused to hand over their handsets will soon find themselves unable to use mobile data in some territories. Samsung halted production of the device last month following the disastrous exploding battery fiasco. A whole range of incentives such as cash back, free swapping to …

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YouTube blocks Samsung’s copyright claim on exploding Note 7 GTA mod video

After Samsung filed a copyright claim on a video showcasing the GTA V mod where bombs are replaced with Note 7 phones, YouTube basically told them to get stuffed. Yesterday Samsung filed a copyright notice on this video, which shows a GTA V mod that replaces the games sticky bomb …

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Samsung blocks video of GTA V mod that turns the Note 7 into a bomb

Samsung has issued a takedown notice to a video on YouTube showcasing a GTA V mod that replaces the game’s sticky bombs with the Note 7 phone. The mod for Grand Theft Auto V on PC replaces the model for the sticky bombs with a model of the Samsung Galaxy …

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Future Samsung TV’s will have the Steam Link built in

Valve’s Steam Link device will be built into future Samsung TV’s, removing the need to buy an extra piece of hardware to stream games to your living room. The Steam Link box allows you to stream PC games to a TV via your internal network, making it easy to play …

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Samsung is reportedly unable to recreate the exploding Note 7 issue

Samsung has not been able to get any of its Note 7 devices to catch fire and explode, despite hundreds of people working on the issue. A source working on the project told the New York Times that Samsung urged hundreds of employees to quickly diagnose the problem,” once they …

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The Gear VR app has been disabled on the Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Oculus has dropped support for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 with its Gear VR platform. Anyone who now tries to download the Gear VR app when on a Note 7 will be met with a message explaining that the app is not available due to safety concerns. Customer safety is …

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