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Galaxy Note 7 Australian replacemnt update, less than 20% of devices remain ‘at large’

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As we pass into the second week of Samsung's Australian Galaxy Note 7 replacement program we thought we would stop and take a measure of the progress so far. We have been advised by...

Vodafone Australia announce their Note 7 replacement stock will arrive this week

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With Australian replacement stock of the Galaxy Note 7 due for arrival and distribution today Vodafone is the first Major Australian Carrier to announce their timelines for getting replacement Note 7's into the hands...

Do you have a Galaxy Note 7? What replacement option will you be using?

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By now anyone who reads Ausdroid should know there has been an issue with the battery in the Galaxy Note 7 overheating and catching fire in a small subset of the line. As a...

Samsung Australia adds an official IMEI checker to the Note 7 recall page

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Samsung Australia has added an official IMEI checker to their Galaxy Note 7 recall page. Considering the Samsung's current stance is that all device may be affected we would expect that 100% of the...

Returning your imported or overseas-purchased Note 7 might be difficult

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As each day goes by, the Samsung Note 7 recall seems to dominate the news. Today we have been contacted by a major US reshipper - Shipito‎ - to inform us that: Due to restrictions...

Samsung to cap Galaxy Note 7 charging to 60%

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As the issues around Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 charging and battery continue, it looks like the Korean smartphone manufacturer will be taking more direct action to prevent more devices bursting into flames advising they...

Samsung has now had at least 70 reports of Galaxy Note 7 fires in...

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According to details provided by Health Canada in their official recall announcement for the Galaxy Note 7 in Canada the number of reported incidents involving a Galaxy Note 7 has now risen to 70...

Stop using your Note 7: A 6 year old boy burnt in latest mishap

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In the latest in the Note 7 recall, a 6-year old boy in the US has allegedly been burnt by a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 as it burst into flames while using it. According to...

Rumour: Samsung might remotely disable your Note 7 if not exchanged by 30 September

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Look, when we suggested last night that Samsung needed to take more drastic steps to stop the Note7 issue from becoming more deadly, we were kind of only half serious. Of course, the idea...

Opinion: Samsung needs to send out an OTA software update to disable Note 7,...

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The image above is reportedly a Jeep Grand Cherokee that was acting as a charger for a defective Samsung Galaxy Note 7. Luckily no one was injured in the blaze, and it has not...

S is for Safe: Samsung updates packaging for new Note 7’s so you’ll know...

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Samsung Australia has updated their Note 7 replacement announcement page with details on how to determine if the Note 7 you're are getting is a new 'safe' model or one of the previously potentially...

Samsung Australia announce dates for Galaxy Note 7 replacements

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Following the voluntary recall of the Galaxy Note 7 due to issues with its battery causing the unit to overheat and catch fire, Samsung Australia have confirmed dates that their Australian Customers will be...

Samsung gives update on Australian Galaxy Note7 issues

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Samsung has issued a further statement this evening, following yesterday evening's revelation that Australian Galaxy Note7 devices had been susceptible to the battery overheating/fire issue. At close to midnight, Samsung announced that a formal,...

Official: Samsung Australia recalls the Galaxy Note 7

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Samsung Australia has announced a voluntary recall of its Galaxy Note 7 phones. The news was expected following similar moves overseas after Samsung Consumer Electronics global's announcement that it had discovered battery cell issues with...

It looks like the first Australian Samsung Note7 explosion has happened

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In the last week we have seen sales of the Samsung Note7 be suspended worldwide due to numerous reported cases of the devices exploding and catching fire while charging. In some countries the Note7...

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