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Vodacom: Battery stealing syndicate busted

By Ryan Noik 5 March 2020

Vodacom today announced the arrest of suspects belonging to one of the largest syndicates behind battery theft in South Africa. FULL STORY >

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Samsung cites battery flaws as cause for Note 7 explosions

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 23 January 2017

After an investigation, Samsung discovers a short circuit within the battery of certain Note 7's was the cause of the devices catching fire. FULL STORY >

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Samsung to detail cause of Note 7's exploding batteries on 23 January

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 20 January 2017

The South Korean manufacturer will hold press conference in Seoul at 3:00 AM on Monday morning. FULL STORY >

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Samsung takes out full page ads to apologise for Galaxy Note 7 recall

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 8 November 2016

Taking out ads in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times and Washington Post, Samsung apologises for the Galaxy Note 7's exploding batteries and the failed recall attempt. FULL STORY >

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Samsung has exchanged half of recalled Galaxy Note 7's in the States

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 23 September 2016

In a recently releases statement from Samsung, the company says half of the recalled Galaxy Note 7's have been exchanged in the US, with 90% of users opting for the recall. FULL STORY >

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Samsung will have replacement Galaxy Note 7's in the US by 21 September

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 16 September 2016

The South Korean manufacturer will have new replacement devices, with non-exploding batteries we're assuming, in the US come 21 September. FULL STORY >

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United States' FAA warns consumers against using the Galaxy Note 7 on planes

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 9 September 2016

America's Federal Aviation Authority has issued a statement following the recent recall of all Galaxy Note 7 devices, warning consumers not to use them in-flight. FULL STORY >

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[UPDATE] Samsung's preparing to recall Galaxy Note 7 phablets due to exploding batteries

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 2 September 2016

Amid several user complaints of exploding batteries, Samsung is readying to recall its Galaxy Note 7 phablet worldwide. FULL STORY >

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Power that never cuts

By Staff Writer 26 May 2015

In the wake of months of power outages from load shedding, many South Africans are exploring alternative energy sources as a means to keep the lights on. FULL STORY >

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Exspect Drop 'N' Charge kit for Xbox 360

By Johan Keyter 10 March 2011

Wave goodbye to battery replacements with the Exspect Drop 'N' Charge Kit for the Xbox 360. FULL STORY >

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