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The science behind exploding phone batteries - The Verge

An exploding phone seems like a freak accident, but the same chemical properties that make batteries work also make them likely to catch fire. Samsung is learning this the hard way, as it becomes the latest company to recall a device — in this case ...and more »

Samsung Is Recalling 2.5 Million Galaxy Note 7 Smartphones Over Exploding Battery Fears - ScienceAlert

And now it looks as if the FAA might ban them from planes. PETER DOCKRILL. 7 SEP 2016. In what might be the biggest smartphone recall ever, Samsung has halted sales of some 2.5 million new Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, amid ongoing reports that a flaw ...and more »

St. Pete family says Jeep totaled by exploding Note 7 - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

ST. PETERSBURG (FOX 13) - Just days after Samsung recalled its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, a St. Petersburg man says he found out the hard way why the recall was issued in the first place. Nathan Dornacher's wife, Lydia said the family went to a yard ...and more »

Why Are Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 Phones Exploding? - Forbes

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 after catching fire (Image: Ariel Gonzalez / YouTube). Samsung has recalled its new Galaxy Note 7 smartphone after reports it can overheat and even explode. The company said it "conducted a thorough investigation and found a ...and more »

Jeep burned down by new Samsung Galaxy Note 7 - Autoblog (blog)

A Florida family is out a Jeep Cherokee and a brand new cell phone after a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 left on a charger allegedly burst into flames on Monday and destroyed both itself and the Jeep. According to Fox 13, Nathan Dornacher and his wife Lydia ...and more »

Samsung's Exploding Smartphone Suspected in South Carolina House Fire - Gizmodo

Last week, Samsung recalled 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 smartphones. But it seems like every day we're hearing stories about the defective devices being the potential cause of everything from burning Jeeps in Florida to flaming hotel beds in Australia ...and more »

St. Pete family says new Samsung phone destroyed their Jeep - WTSP.com

UPDATE: St. Petersburg Fire Rescue has completed the investigation of the vehicle fire. It was reported that a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 was in the vehicle at the time of the fire and there were allegations that i may have been the cause, but after a ...and more »

Samsung's 'exploding' Galaxy Note 7 may be banned from flights - Wired.co.uk

America's airline regulator, the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA), is considering banning the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 from all flights. Samsung has asked for the voluntary recall of 2.5 million phablets after reports that at least 35 devices had burst ...and more »

Samsung's exploding Galaxy Note faces airline bans - USA TODAY

SAN FRANCISCO – Samsung's exploding Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, recently the subject of a recall, is now considered a flight risk. The Federal Aviation Administration issued a statement late Thursday that “strongly advises passengers not to turn on or ...and more »

Will airlines ban Samsung phones after their recall for exploding batteries? - The Conversation AU

Samsung's release of its latest phone, the Galaxy Note 7 has turned into a financial and PR disaster with the halting of sales of the phone and recall of millions of phones that have been sold so far. The problem has been with batteries on the phones ...and more »