Samsung will be disabling the charging ability of the Note 7
Subject: General Tech | December 9, 2016 - 05:58 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Tagged: Samsung, galaxy note 7, verizon, recall
If you are one of the 7% that like living dangerously and are not returning your Samsung Galaxy Note 7 you may find yourself unable to charge it. Samsung are going to push out an update on December 19th which will disable the devices ability to charge. The incendiary devices suffer from a design flaw which does not leave enough space for the battery to swell, which can lead to an electrical short in the battery which ends badly for both the device and the owner. Verizon has decided to take an interesting stand and will be blocking this update, allowing those who wish to continue using this device to continue to do so. Pop over to The Inquirer for more details.
"THE REMAINING owners of the highly flammable Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will have their devices remotely killed from 19 December when an over-the-air update will prevent their devices from charging."
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