Premium

Thanks, Samsung

Avatar
Thanks, Samsung

When news of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phablets catching fire and even spontaneously exploding broke, I reacted in predictable fashion, racing to Twitter for an all-day mock-fest. But a week later, it's no joke: No government has required Samsung to recall the incendiary devices, customers are still using them, and one gets the feeling that we're on the cusp of a major disaster, with loss of life, perhaps even involving an airplane.

So on that note, I'll just say this: Thank you, Samsung. Thank you for this wonderful and crystal clear reminder that you don't have to be Microsoft to screw up at such a high level.

Ready to upgrade your Thurrott.com experience?

Looks like you don't have an account with us or have reached your article limit with your Basic subscription. Start your Spring season with Thurrott Premium. During our Spring Sale, your first year is $48.00! Sale ends June 30, 2019.

See Premium Options

Learn why you should sign up for Premium.

Commitment may not be your thing ...

If that's the case, sign-up to be a Basic member on Thurrott.com.

With a Basic membership, you'll have limited access to Premium content (3 Premium articles per month), receive the Thurrott Daily newsletter & have the ability to comment on articles or forums.

Create a Thurrott.com Account