Samsung Won’t Unveil the Galaxy S8 at MWC

For years, Mobile World Congress (MWC), the mobile-focused tech show that takes place at the end of each February in Barcelona, has been the king of smartphone unveilings. We’ve seen companies like HTC, LG, and Sony use it as a launching platform for upcoming flagships. We’ve also seen it used time and time again by Samsung to unveil the next in the Galaxy S line. This year, though, that won’t happen.  (more…)

Galaxy Note 7 Report Finds Batteries Were Irregularly Sized, Then Poorly Made

On Sunday night, Samsung is going to tell us what a handful of investigations determined was the cause of the Galaxy Note 7 recall. But before we get there, news outlets are doing their best to out the news ahead of time. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Samsung found two issues with batteries used after at least three quality-control and supply-chain analysis firms investigated.  (more…)