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Samsung: Don't blame the Galaxy S3 for burning up

The company says that an "external source" was to blame for a Galaxy S3 burning up last month in Ireland, and was not caused by anything internal on the device.

By July 9, 2012


Samsung Galaxy S3 didn't explode, owner 'fesses up

The burning was due to an external energy source and was a silly mistake, says the owner.

By July 7, 2012


Samsung vows to investigate burning Galaxy S3

Samsung's investigating an incident that saw one owner's Galaxy S3 exploding in a car.

By June 22, 2012


Samsung promises to investigate 'burned up' Galaxy S3

A user in Ireland yesterday posted images of the Galaxy S3 with severe burns on the bottom of the device. A "white flame" reportedly burst from the device.

By June 21, 2012


The 404 1,079: Where we ban all the skinnies (podcast)

Did my cell phone just vibrate or am I going crazy? Today's 404 episode explains phantom cell phone vibrations and why the new Samsung Galaxy S3 randomly burst into flames. We'll also talk about a YouTube video showing excessive bullying and what you can do about it, and a gym banning skinny people from exercising!

By June 21, 2012


Nvidia responds to Torvalds' diatribe, digit

In the wake of anti-Nvidia histrionics by the father of Linux last week, the graphics chip supplier offered a rebuttal.

By June 20, 2012


Digital distribution in games: a code of conduct for publishers

Downloadable games are the future, with convenience being the key. However, some publishers are getting in the way of this, either through byzantine requirements or missing sales opportunities. We look at the top 10 ways publishers can keep users happy.

By June 30, 2010


Fancy using your PS3 controller for PC gaming?

A Japanese software programmer has released Microsoft Windows XP/Vista drivers for PlayStation 3's SixAxis and DualShock3 controllers.

By January 13, 2009


The Internet does birthdays, too

My birthday is registered with at least 500 sites, so what are they doing with it?

By October 4, 2007


E3 2007/Update: Does performance drop in 'F.E.A.R.' point to larger PC gaming problem?

Details of a glitch we found in 'F.E.A.R.'

By July 11, 2007