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Google’s Pixel Exclusitivity Shows Why Carrier Exclusives Suck for Consumers

Writer's Note- Yes, the Pixel is available through the Google Store unlocked. However, this article is primarily targeted for those who already utilize their carrier for the Note7 and plan replace it through the carrier either through a payment plan, lease, or otherwise. In an ideal world everyone would purchase unlocked phones; however, we don't live in...

As “Safe” Units Burn, Trust in Samsung Fades: The Recall’s Respectable Merits Have Been Tarnished

I cannot believe I am looking at my Note 7 like this again, just waiting, wondering if it could ever be another case in the news. We trusted Samsung's word, and that they had found and fixed the problem.  Did Samsung really find out what caused the failures or was this all a massive cover up, a play to get the device...

(Updated – More Failures) First US Note7 Explosion Confirms Potential Danger of North American Devices

Update - It looks like more failures are being reported today. Fire officials in South Carolina are looking into a house fire that started in the garage where the owner had a Note7 charging. Fortunately, there were no injuries and no one was home at the time. Details on this situation are still scarce but...

Updated – Rooted Sprint Build for All US Carrier Note7’s Now Available

Final Update(?) - As expected the Sprint method has been confirmed to work on all US variants. However, it is very important to note that carrier specific features like VoLTE, WiFi Calling etc will not work at this time without some work arounds. This is especially true with the T-Mobile version since you will lose...

Beyond the Specs: In the End, the Note7 is a Remarkable Phone for Life

Often times as tech enthusiasts we tend to look at things from a single perspective, and that perspective is performance. The performance we expect, demand, and receive must meet our ever growing expectations or it runs a severe risk of being sidelined. Android phones in particular always seem to a draw special polarization in thie regard. Looking...