Just when you almost forgot about what a terrible time Samsung’s been having, a literal garbage fire broke out at the company’s battery supplier in Tianjin, China. The cause? Discarded faulty batteries.
Every year, countless gadgets find their way into the Gizmodo offices. Many are flat-out terrible. As garbage year 2016 comes to a close, we look back at the worst gadgets of the year.
If you’re still carrying around a Galaxy Note7, you should return it ASAP. As an extra incentive to US customers, on Friday Samsung announced that it will be issuing a software update to US Note7s that will prevent the phone from charging or working as mobile devices.