Samsung avoids the explosive elephant in the room

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Samsung’s big Unpacked event in New York City today was focused squarely on unveiling the new Galaxy S8, but there was a specter hanging over the proceedings: the explosive legacy of the Galaxy Note 7.

The fate of the Note 7 is a topic Samsung hasn’t been able to shake, as much as the company hopes its impressive new generation of products could make everyone magically forget about it. The scope of the its failure was unprecedented, making the Samsung brand a punchline and raising questions about production standards and how much control we really have over our precious smartphones.

So when Samsung’s parade of executives took the stage today to show off the S8, many expected there’d be some mention of the device, if even only in passing, to put its legacy to rest. …

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Via: Mashable: Tech

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