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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 is refusing to pay for property damage caused by its exploding Note 7 phone

Samsung is refusing to pay for property damage caused by its exploding Note 7 phone When Samsung began recalling the Galaxy Note 7, we praised the company’s quick action and willingness to address the problems caused by its device.Now, adding insult to injury, Samsung is trying to get out of paying for the property damage its devices caused.

Samsung reveals root cause of Galaxy Note 7 failures, fires

Samsung reveals root cause of Galaxy Note 7 failures, fires Ever since Samsung recalled, reissued, and double-recalled the Galaxy Note 7, there’s been curiosity and contention over what, exactly, killed the phone.When the Galaxy Note 7 launched, Samsung was dual-sourcing its batteries.

Little brother can't help but echo his sister's frustrations

Little brother can't help but echo his sister's frustrations Empathy will heal us all (they say).Florida teenager Kaley Ramsberger got a little taste of therapeutic compassion from her younger brother Josh with one adorably thoughtful note.

S. Korea may require smartphone makers to report phone fires ‘immediately’

S. Korea may require smartphone makers to report phone fires ‘immediately’ According to The Investor, new safety regulations will require smartphone makers to report immediately when their handsets explode or burst into flames.More: Everything we know about Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 recall “In the latest Galaxy Note 7 incident, it took 10 days for Samsung to report the first case to the government.

Following Galaxy Note 7 disaster, S. Korea seeks to ensure history doesn’t repeat

Following Galaxy Note 7 disaster, S. Korea seeks to ensure history doesn’t repeat On Monday, the nation announced that it would bolster lithium-ion battery safety requirements and carry out regular inspections in order to avoid a repeat of the Galaxy Note 7 debacle, in which mobile handsets would spontaneously combust as a result of faulty batteries.According to a statement from the Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy, lithium-ion battery manufacturers would be “subjected to greater oversight and regular inspections.

It looks like Xiaomi’s next phone may get a Hatsune Miku special edition

It looks like Xiaomi’s next phone may get a Hatsune Miku special edition There’s an excellent chance it’s virtual pop star Hatsune Miku.This year is Hatsune Miku’s 10th anniversary, and many celebratory events and tie-ins are certain to be planned.

We can’t make this up: A fire broke out in a Samsung battery factory

We can’t make this up: A fire broke out in a Samsung battery factory This morning, a factory that is a part of Samsung SDI, the company’s division responsible for designing and manufacturing power packs for the company’s mobile devices, caught fire in dramatic fashion.In early September 2016, reports of exploding Note 7 devices emerged online.

Microsoft makes creating Windows 10 Sticky Notes even easier with jump list support

Microsoft makes creating Windows 10 Sticky Notes even easier with jump list support One example is the Sticky Notes app, which supports the Windows Ink feature and active pens to eliminate the need for sticking little slips of paper all over your desk.With the latest update, Sticky Notes has added a new way to create notes along with other improvements, as OnMSFT reports.