from The Conversation
– this post authored by David Glance, University of Western Australia
Samsung has finally called a halt to its production of the Galaxy Note 7. Following on from its earlier problems with the devices spontaneously setting alight, it seems that the replacement also suffered from the same problem. Samsung has clearly not found out the exact cause of the original cause for the batteries to overheat, even though there was some suggestion that the replacement phones may have been affected by a different issue from their predecessors.