Tag Archive: permanently


Samsung is permanently crippling the Note 7 in the U.S.

It’s been… real.

Samsung has encouraged the return of 93% of the 1.9 million recalled Galaxy Note 7s since the second recall was issued on October 13. That’s a lot of phones, but that still means there are over 130,000 units still to be recovered, many of which could have defective batteries.

Samsung America, as a way of persuading those obstinate holdouts, will issue a software update beginning December 19 to cut off all remaining  [Read More…]

Samsung permanently cancels the Galaxy Note 7

It was always highly likely, but now it’s official: The Galaxy Note 7 is dead.

Samsung has “permanently discontinued” the Galaxy Note 7, according to The Wall Street Journal. Reporting from Seoul, the outlet says that Samsung, in a filing to Korean regulators, said it would “permanently cease sales of the device.” The move comes less than a day after it told all Note 7 owners (both old and new) to switch off and return their  [Read More…]

Google Docs, Sheets, Slides permanently replace Quickoffice

After having acquired Quickoffice, Google had made ported many of the document suite’s features to its Google Drive service. As such, Google will be retiring Quickoffice and migrating users who need native document editing and creation to Drive’s standalone Docs, Sheets, and Slides apps. The move will affect both iOS and Android users as Google suggests that users migrate to those apps instead.

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