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Samsung officially halts production of the Note 7, tells users to "power down"

It looks like the days of exploding Samsung Galaxy Note 7s are over as Samsung has told all users to power down.” After reports yesterday that production of the Note 7 had stopped, Samsung came out and confirmed that was the case, and that they have told all carriers and …

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Production of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 reportedly suspended

According to reports from South Korea production of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has been suspended. South Korean news company Yonhap reported that all production of the Note 7 has been halted after it was discovered that the new replacement devices were also likely to catch fire. Last month Samsung …

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Exploding batteries lead to Galaxy Note 7 recall

Samsung is recalling its latest high-end smartphone after a number of reports citing overheating and explosions. The company already earlier this week announced a delay in the rollout of the Galaxy Note 7 to several markets. Now it has halted sales of the device completely. In response to recently reported …

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Samsung and Oculus’ Gear VR hits 1m users

Over one million people have used Samsung’s Gear VR headset in the last month. That’s according to Oculus’ blog, which says that in the six months since its mobile VR headset hit shelves over one million people used the new tech. Note – this does not necessarily mean that one …

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‘4D’ VR headphones use electrical signals to mimic feeling of movement

Your VR demo can be a flash as you like, but when the user is sitting in a chair in their pants there’s only so much illusion your clever programming can muster. After all, no matter how exciting the in-game frolics, the sensation will always be dulled somewhat by the …

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Samsung giving away Gear VR with Galaxy S7 pre-orders

Consumers pre-ordering Samsung’s new Galaxy S7 smartphone will be receiving its Gear VR headset free of charge. This news comes by way of Ars Technica, which says that the Korean tech giant announced the offer at Mobile World Congress. Pre-orders open today (Tuesday, February 23rd), and consumers have until March …

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