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Samsung, the Angel of Death: Exploding Note 7 phones will be bricked

Adam 1 Silver badge

Re: Maybe they should...

I'm unconditional about it. Without question there is a design flaw that poses a very real safety concern in a very small but significant percentage of these devices. Yes the recall should be mandatory, but this solution fails to take into account that risks are always relative to other risks. Perhaps there is a risk that someone in possession of such a device can't make an emergency call in a timely manner? A better approach would be to include a nag screen that pops up every minute and forces you to watch some recall notice in 5 different languages, and otherwise limits the apps it will load. There are plenty of measures to make the experience so bad that laggers without a really good excuse will make the effort without adding any risks to safety.

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