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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 sales may resume Oct. 21, same day that LG V20 is rumored to launch

Now that the Galaxy Note 7 has been officially recalled, it’s also been pulled from T-Mobile’s shelves, with its product page now showing all models as out of stock. And according to a new report, it could be a while before the Note 7 is available once again. According to a report from VentureBeat, U.S. carriers will resume sales of the Galaxy Note 7 on Friday, October 21. This applies to new sales of … [read full article]

Samsung’s safe Galaxy Note 7 devices will have green battery icon

When Samsung and the U.S. CPSC officially announced their Galaxy Note 7 recall last week, an online IMEI checker was launched so that consumers could determine if their Note 7 was one of the potentially dangerous models. Now Samsung has revealed two more ways that people can determine if they’ve got a new Note 7. Samsung will use a green battery icon on the new, safe Galaxy Note 7 units. The green battery indicator … [read full article]

Galaxy Note 7 officially recalled by Samsung and U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Following reports of explosions and transportation agencies urging Galaxy Note 7 owners to power down their phones, Samsung is officially recalling its latest flagship smartphone. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Samsung have formally announced a recall of Galaxy Note 7 units purchased before Sept. 15. As part of the recall, Samsung has launched a webpage that’ll let you check the IMEI of your Note 7 to determine if it’s been recalled. You can … [read full article]

U.S. CPSC urges consumers to stop using Note 7 as it works with Samsung on formal recall

If you’ve got a Galaxy Note 7, you should stop using it, according to the U.S. Consumer Safety Product Commissions. The U.S. CPSC points to recent reports of Note 7 phones catching fire “while charging and during normal use,” and so the agency says that owners should power down their phones. The CPSC says that it’s working with Samsung to announce a formal recall of the Note 7 — Samsung announced its own replacement … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Samsung teaming up for 5G trials

We already know that T-Mobile is testing 5G this year and that it’s working with Ericsson and Nokia for its testing. Now another company has revealed that it’s teaming up with T-Mo to test 5G. Samsung has announced that it’s collaborating with T-Mobile on 5G demos and lab tests. This testing includes outdoor trials of T-Mo’s 28GHz (mmWave) spectrum and Samsung’s 5G proof of concept system, and in early 2017, more tests with Samsung’s pre-commercial … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 5 receiving September security update

Galaxy Note 5 owners, it’s time to update. T-Mobile is now pushing an update to its Samsung Galaxy Note 5 that bumps the phone to version N920TUVS4DPH2 and is 76.10MB. The changelog for the update only mentions that “the security of your device has been improved.” T-Mobile’s Note 5 support page hasn’t been refreshed with info on this update as of this writing. After installing the update, TmoNews readers Juan Carlos and Robert found that their Note 5s … [read full article]

Samsung details U.S. Product Exchange Program for Galaxy Note 7 recall

Following T-Mobile’s announcement that it will be offering full refunds to Galaxy Note 7 owners, Samsung has revealed its own Note 7 replacement offers. Samsung is launching the U.S. Product Exchange Program for Galaxy Note 7 customers. With this program, Note 7 owners will have two options for getting rid of their potentially explosive smartphones: Exchange current Galaxy Note7 device with a new Galaxy Note7 (available next week) Exchange current Galaxy Note7 for a Galaxy … [read full article]

T-Mobile offering full refunds to Samsung Galaxy Note 7 owners following recall

UPDATE: T-Mobile has updated its announcement with more information for Galaxy Note 7 owners, and Samsung has announced its own exchange program. All of the new info can be found here.   Following this morning’s news that Samsung is recalling the Galaxy Note 7, T-Mobile has now revealed how it’ll be handling the situation. Starting today, T-Mobile customers with a Galaxy Note 7 can return their phone for a full refund, including the cost … [read full article]

Samsung issues Galaxy Note 7 recall, T-Mobile suspends sales of the device

UPDATE: T-Mobile is now offering full refunds to Galaxy Note 7 owners.   Rumors of a Galaxy Note 7 recall have been swirling this week, and today Samsung confirmed that it is indeed recalling its newest flagship. Following reports of Galaxy Note 7 units catching fire and exploding, Samsung conducted an investigation and found that a faulty battery cell from one of its two suppliers was to blame for the issue. Samsung has confirmed … [read full article]

Samsung Gear S3 Frontier and Classic official, Frontier coming to T-Mobile

Samsung today took the wraps off of its new Gear S3 smartwatches, the Frontier (above) and Classic (below), and T-Mobile has confirmed that it’ll carry the Frontier this year. Both Gear S3 models feature 1.3-inch 360×360 Super AMOLED displays, which is larger than the 1.2-inch display found on the Gear S2 watches. The round displays on the Gear S3 are covered with Gorilla Glass SR+ and feature rotating bezels, which you can use to do … [read full article]