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Samsung officially ends production of Galaxy Note 7

It’s official: Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 is done. Samsung announced today that it’s stopping sales and production of the Galaxy Note 7 following a week that including several reports of “safe” replacement models catching fire. “Taking our customer’s safety as our highest priority, we have decided to halt sales and production of the Galaxy Note 7,” Samsung explained. If you’ve got a Galaxy Note 7, you can return it to a T-Mobile store for … [read full article]

Samsung urges Galaxy Note 7 owners to power devices down as it asks carriers to stop sales

UPDATE: Now T-Mobile has issued an updated statement on the Galaxy Note 7, urging all owners to power down their devices and return them to T-Mobile.   One day after T-Mobile announced that it was halting sales of the Galaxy Note 7, Samsung has said that it’s urging all other carriers and retailers to do the same. Samsung says that it is asking all of its carrier and retailer partners around the globe to stop … [read full article]

T-Mobile temporarily halting sales of and exchanges for Galaxy Note 7

After several replacement Galaxy Note 7 phones caught fire, T-Mobile has announced that it’s stopping sales of the device. T-Mobile says that it’s temporarily halting sales of the Galaxy Note 7 and exchanges for replacement Note 7s. If you’ve got a recalled or replacement Note 7, you can take your phone to a T-Mobile store for a full refund and then choose any other device in T-Mo’s inventory. You can also get a refund on … [read full article]

Multiple replacement Galaxy Note 7 owners report that their phones have caught fire

When Samsung started handing out “safe” Galaxy Note 7 phones last month, it was expected that we would be putting the stories of overheating Note 7s behind us. Unfortunately, that hasn’t been the case. In the days after a report said that a replacement Note 7 overheated on an airplane, three more “safe” Note 7s have reportedly caught fire. First, a man in Kentucky woke up at 4:00 am last Tuesday to discover that his … [read full article]

T-Mobile will let replacement Galaxy Note 7 owners swap their phone for a different device

Following the news that a replacement Galaxy Note 7 may have overheated on an airplane, T-Mobile has announced that owners of these devices can exchange them if they’d like. T-Mobile today updated its statement about the Galaxy Note 7 recall, and it now says that customers can bring their Note 7 to a T-Mobile store and exchange it for a new Note 7 or a full refund and any device that T-Mo offers. “This applies to … [read full article]

T-Mobile LG V20 launching October 28 with LTE band 66 support, free Beoplay H3 headphones

Lots of folks have been clamoring for a release date for the T-Mobile LG V20 lately, and now we’ve finally got a date for those people to circle on their calendar. The LG V20 will launch at T-Mobile on October 28. Unfortunately, T-Mo isn’t quite ready to talk pricing for the V20, saying that that info will be announced “closer to launch.” One thing that T-Mobile did reveal today is that everyone who buys an … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 once again available from T-Mobile

As expected, the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is once again available from T-Mobile. The Note 7 has reappeared in T-Mobile’s online store, complete with a note confirming that these the safe, non-recalled units. The full note says: “The Galaxy Note7 was recalled by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) on September 9th. This Galaxy Note7 has been approved by the CPSC for all purchases and exchanges.” All three Note 7 colors — Black Onyx, … [read full article]

Google Pixel and Pixel XL now official

After appearing in countless leaks over the past month or two, Google’s new Pixel phones are now official. Google today introduced the Pixel and Pixel XL, which are touted as being “made by Google” and feature Google branding. The phones launched by Google over the past several years have used the “Nexus” brand in collaboration with other manufacturers, but these new phones carry the “Pixel” brand that’s been used for only a few high-end devices that … [read full article]

T-Mobile will resume Samsung Galaxy Note 7 sales on October 5

The Galaxy Note 7 has been missing from T-Mobile’s shelves for a while now following the device’s recall, which means that anyone that’s not exchanging a recalled unit have been unable to get a Note 7 from T-Mo. That’ll change this week. T-Mobile has announced that it’ll resume sales of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 this Wednesday, October 5. That includes both online and in-store sales. Before it was pulled from T-Mobile shelves, the … [read full article]

White Google Pixel leaked by Canadian carrier

UPDATE: Bell also has a Google Pixel XL page live that shows the larger of the two Pixels. You can see images from that page at the bottom of this post.   Days before Google’s October 4 announcement, a Canadian carrier appears to have revealed one of Google’s new devices. An image of a white Google Pixel has been posted by Canadian carrier Bell. The render appears on a pre-order page for the Galaxy … [read full article]