Talk about timing… News just hit that an airplane had to be evacuated when a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 exploded and began smoking while aboard the aircraft. Making matters even worse — much, much worse — is the news that the Note 7 device in question was apparently a “safe” model that was manufactured recently and was issued to a customer as a replacement phone. In other words, if this report pans out, not even Samsung’s new replacement phones are safe to use. As if Samsung’s headache wasn’t bad enough, its smartphone rival out of South Korea has been using Samsung’s misfortune to help peddle its own phones.
LG has been battling its Korean rival in the smartphone market for
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