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Overwatch: Origins Edition Cross-Game Digital Goodies Now Available

Overwatch: Origins Edition Cross-Game Digital Goodies Now Available While the Overwatch card back has been around for a while in Hearthstone and Heroes of the Storm got its very own Tracer, World of Warcraft and Diablo III just received their Overwatch: Origins digital bonuses.These items are only available if you purchase the digital version of Overwatch: Origins.

Everything you need to know about the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recall

Everything you need to know about the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recall Those who have already purchased the Note 7 up to this point should work on getting it exchanged or refunded.According to Samsung, it has received 30-40 reports of Note 7 devices catching fire while charging.

US safety agency: Stop using your Samsung Galaxy Note 7

US safety agency: Stop using your Samsung Galaxy Note 7 For the past few weeks, evidence has been mounting that all is not well with Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7.So far, Samsung has announced an exchange program, but not a formal device recall.

Galaxy Note 7 fire injures child as Samsung amps up recall rhetoric

Galaxy Note 7 fire injures child as Samsung amps up recall rhetoric On Saturday evening, a six-year-old child in Brooklyn NY was injured when the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 he was using caught fire in his hands while he watched a video.The boy has been treated and released, implying that the injuries were relatively minor, but the incident underscores the problem Samsung faces.

Samsung will reduce Galaxy Note 7’s battery capacity via automatic update

Samsung will reduce Galaxy Note 7’s battery capacity via automatic update Now, it’s going to try a new trick — limiting the battery capacity to 60% charge.The Android ecosystem is much more fragmented and no single company claims responsibility for pushing updates to consumers.

Oculus disables Gear VR on the Galaxy Note 7 as Samsung kills the phone permanently

Oculus disables Gear VR on the Galaxy Note 7 as Samsung kills the phone permanently It’s not clear how many Note 7 devices actually have a safety problem, but Samsung’s various partners are treating the situation extremely seriously.As of now, the devices listed as compatible with the Samsung Gear VR are the Galaxy S7, S7 Edge, the Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, S6 Edge+, and the Galaxy Note 5.

Samsung offers Galaxy Note 7 owners $100 off on new Samsung device

Samsung offers Galaxy Note 7 owners $100 off on new Samsung device That’s the word from Reuters on the estimated losses from the Note 7’s cancellation, and Samsung is trying to defray some of that loss with a push to discount other Samsung devices.Disaffected Note 7 customers are being offered a $100 coupon to buy a different Samsung product.

Samsung allegedly tried to bribe man not to talk about his exploding Galaxy Note 7

Samsung allegedly tried to bribe man not to talk about his exploding Galaxy Note 7 As more information has surfaced about the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, the argument that the company acted swiftly and properly with its initial recall has wound up increasingly tarnished.The New York Times reports that Zhang Sitong was saving a friends phone number in his Galaxy Note 7 when the device began to smoke and vibrate.

Samsung recalls 2.8 million 'explosive' washers due to injury risk

Samsung recalls 2.8 million 'explosive' washers due to injury risk Earlier this fall, we covered news that Samsung might have to recall several million top-loading washing machines due to injury risks associated with the company’s hardware.Now, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced a major recall across 34 different types of washing machine, affecting an estimated 2.

Apple says iPhone 6s battery failures are caused by 'ambient air' exposure

Apple says iPhone 6s battery failures are caused by 'ambient air' exposure First was “touch disease,” which Apple refused to acknowledge for ages, and now there’s the unexpected shutdown issue.Reports of battery issues with the iPhone 6s started popping up in recent months, but these aren’t the same sort of issues Samsung saw with the Note 7.

HP recalls 101,000 laptop batteries that could catch fire

HP recalls 101,000 laptop batteries that could catch fire The reason for the additional recall is the same as most battery recalls: they could overheat and catch fire.The recall affects 101,000 laptop batteries sold between March 2013 through October 2016 in the U.

Sales are higher for GoPro — but Karma recall has the firm’s stock price dropping

Sales are higher for GoPro — but Karma recall has the firm’s stock price dropping The GoPro Hero 5 is the best-selling digital camera in several regions including the U.Despite the success of the Hero 5, the firm’s stock price dropped by $.

Apple could lose as much as $7 million from iPhone 6S battery recall in UAE

Apple could lose as much as $7 million from iPhone 6S battery recall in UAE Late in November, Apple announced it had determined that a “very small number” of iPhone 6S units were unexpectedly shutting down and the company would repair the batteries of affected devices free of charge.According to United Arab Emirates publication Khaleej Times, Apple now could lose as much as $7 million for the recall of about 88,700 units in the country.

SodaStream recalls some bottles since they might explode in your face

SodaStream recalls some bottles since they might explode in your face Believe it or not, repeatedly pumping carbon dioxide into a small bottle might just make it go boom.The one-liter bottles in question have a blue tint and base, dishwasher safe labels and an expiration date of April 2020.

PDP Recalls Xbox One Controller Charger Due to Burn Hazard

PDP Recalls Xbox One Controller Charger Due to Burn Hazard If you own a PDP Energizer 2x Smart Charger for your Xbox One controllers, you need to stop using it immediately.Third-party peripheral manufacturer PDP has issued a recall on one of its Xbox One controller chargers due to a burn hazard.

Ford recalls 2017 F-250 trucks for roll-away potential while in ‘park’

Ford recalls 2017 F-250 trucks for roll-away potential while in ‘park’ 2-liter Ford F-250, there’s been a recall.The recall applies to more than 52,000 Ford F-250 gasoline-powered 6.