Tech Q&A: Eavesdropping Echo, flammable laptops, switching to Android and more

Want to know more about Amazon Echo, the HP laptop battery recall, ransomware, web printing and switching to Android? Then read this column.

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Samsung Green-Lights Galaxy Note7 Replacements


In an update to its Galaxy Note7 recall, Samsung announced that more than 500,000 new replacement devices would be available for exchange at U.S. retail outlets on Wednesday. The company also announced the rollout of a software update that will display a green battery icon on the screens of new Note7 devices to distinguish them from those subject to recall. “We are delivering as promised and moving quickly to educate consumers about the recall and make new Note7s available,” said Tim Baxter, president of Samsung Electronics America.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83918.html?rss=1

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Backfired: Samsung reportedly rushed Note7 to beat iPhone

Samsung’s recall of over 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 phones following explosions may have been at least partially caused by an effort to beat and out-innovate Apple in the marketplace.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/19/backfired-samsung-reportedly-rushed-note7-to-beat-iphone.html

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US regulators: Official recall of 1M Samsung Note 7 phones

U.S. regulators are issuing an official recall of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 phone because of the risk that its batteries can explode or catch fire.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/15/us-regulators-official-recall-1m-samsung-note-7-phones.html

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Everything you need to know about Samsung's unprecedented Galaxy Note 7 recall

In an unprecedented move, Samsung on Friday morning announced that it will recall every Galaxy Note 7 it has produced to date.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/02/everything-need-to-know-about-samsungs-unprecedented-galaxy-note-7-recall.html

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Gamification's Serious Role in Sales Success


When gamification was just starting to catch on several years ago, I recall sitting next to the CMO of my then-company at a Gartner conference session. The presenter walked the audience through the concept of using ideas borrowed from gaming as a motivational tool, and about two-thirds of the way through, the CMO turned to me and whispered, “This is the most ridiculous thing I’ve ever seen.” At the time, it probably did seem dumb to a lot of people seeing it for the first time.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83737.html?rss=1

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Apple recalls some AC adapters, world travel kits in parts of South America, Europe, Asia, and Oceania

Article Image Apple on Thursday issued a recall for two-pronged AC wall plug adapters designed for Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Continental Europe, New Zealand and South Korea over a potential risk for electric shock.

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Nvidia voluntarily recalls Shield tablets because of fire risk

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Nvidia has launched a recall of its Nvidia Shield tablet. Not all tablets are being recalled; we explain how to tell if you have one of the affected units.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/211421-nvidia-voluntarily-recalls-shield-tablets-because-of-fire-risk

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T-Mobile’s new Uncarrier move kills lump payments, offers iPhone 6 for $15/month

T-Mobile on Thursday morning announced some big changes to its Jump program. As you might recall, the Uncarrier helped reshape the wireless landscape in the United States by separating the cost of smartphones from monthly service plans. With this new model, wireless subscribers no longer had to continue paying for phones each month even after their full value was recouped by their wireless carriers.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/06/26/t-mobiles-new-uncarrier-move-kills-lump-payments-offers-iphone-6-for-15month/

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Apple recalls Beats Pill XL speaker due to fire hazard, offers refunds

Apple on Wednesday announced a voluntary recall of its Beats Pill XL speaker, warning that in some cases the battery in the speaker can overheat and cause a risk of fire.



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