Exploding Batteries Get Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Barred from Airplanes

Well, that was something I’d never heard before. As I was boarding two flights this weekend, gate agents made announcements prohibiting passengers from using one particular device: the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone. Passengers with these devices were being instructed to power them off completely, not to charge them on board and not to ship them in the cargo hold.


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