AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile Announce Software Updates to Cripple the Galaxy Note 7
As many of you probably have already heard, Samsung plans to push a software update that will prevent the Galaxy Note 7’s battery to charge, but also from connecting to any mobile network.
The South Korean company announced it will start the rollout of the update on December 19, but the date is only available for unlocked Galaxy Note 7 units.
Assuming all major carriers in the country agree to distribute the update, all Galaxy Note 7 units in the United States should have been bricked by the end of the year.
However, in a surprising turn of events, Verizon announced that it will not release the update citing emergency contact concerns. The Big Red will not allow Samsung to cripple the Galaxy Note 7 units sold through its official channels, at least not for the time being.
On the other hand, the other three majo… (read more)
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