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Thread: Overheated Galaxy S III Turns Out to be a Hoax; User Retracts His Claims

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    Overheated Galaxy S III Turns Out to be a Hoax; User Retracts His Claims


    A few weeks ago we reported that an Irish owner of a GSM Samsung Galaxy S III claimed that his phone caught fire while sitting in his car dock. At the time we reported the story we hinted that it might be a hoax, and it seems we called it right. Apparently, after investigating the device, it was determined that the device was heated externally, likely in a microwave to get it to catch fire the way it did. Here's a quote with some additional details,

    An investigation into the matter, conducted by Fire Investigations UK (FIUK), has revealed that the heat that damaged the phone was generated by an external source and not the device itself, ZDNet‘s Karen Friar said. During their analysis, FIUK’s tests analyzed not only the damaged smartphone, but other Galaxy S III units as well.

    “The device was not responsible for the cause of the fire,” the investigators ruled, according to Friar. “The only way it was possible to produce damage similar to the damage recorded within the owner’s damaged device was to place the devices or component parts within a domestic microwave."
    After the investigation, the user retracted his story and said that he was "mistaken" and revealed what really happened. Here's another quote with a final summation,

    Following the FIUK findings, the user retracted his original statement, posting that there was no fault with the phone and that the damage had been caused by “another person” who apparently had been attempting to dry out the device. The user said that it was “not a deliberate act but a stupid mistake,” and the original thread — which contained photos of the damaged Galaxy S III, is no longer available online, Friar said.
    It's funny what people will try to get away with... perhaps he should have simply opted for the insurance/replacement plan with his carrier beforehand if there was the potential for someone in his home to microwave it.

    Source: S3Forums via RedOrbit
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    Hahaha....oh man. One expensive "mistake"! Note to self, don't put phone in microwave...



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    The guy seriously is lacking in common sense.
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    All that effort by Samsung to have to go through because someone is a liar.
    Living dangerously, to me, is eating spaghetti with a white shirt on.

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    Thanks for your share.

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    I am using this device from last few months and till now i didn't had such issue like this . and i wish i will never have. I enjoy using this device it works perfectly.

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    perhaps he should have simply opted for the insurance/replacement plan with his carrier beforehand if there was the potential for someone in his home to microwave it.

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    Post nya

    perhaps he should have simply opted for the insurance/replacement plan with his carrier beforehand if there was the potential for someone in his home to microwave it.

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    مقابر للبيع


    مقابر ومدافن للبيع من شركة الرحمن الرحيم بأفضل الأسعار


    مقابر ومدافن للبيع من شركة الرحمن الرحيم التي تعتبر واحدة من ضمن أهم الشركات التي تقدم عروض مستمرة لعملائها الكرام، حتى يحصلون على أفضل خدمة بأقل سعر ويستفدون بجميع مساحات وأماكن الموجودة فيها مقابر ومدافن للبيع خصوصًا في المناطق الحية الاستثمارية التي تزيد فيها نسبة الاستثمار بشكل كبير وليس فقط، بل يوجد مقابر ومدافن للبيع في جميع محافظات الجمهورية التي ستكون مسجلة بأسمك في الشهر العقاري كاملة التشطيب ومميزات أخرى كثيرة سوف تحصل عليها مع شركة الرحمن الرحيم. إنما يسأل معظمكم سؤالًا مستمرًا ألا وهو!






    ما هي أسعار مقابر ومدافن الموجودة في شركة الرحمن الرحيم؟


    ما هي المناطق التي يتوافر فيها مقابر ومدافن للبيع من شركة الرحمن الرحيم


    مقابر ومدافن للبيع بأفضل الأسعار في بعض المناطق الراقية


    هل يوجد مقابر مدينة القاهرة الجديدة للبيع




    أهم الخدمات التي تقدمها شركة الرحمن الرحيم لعملائها الكرام على كل شراء مقابر ومدافن للبيع بالقاهرة الجديدة
    تقدم خصومات وتخفيضات تصل ما بين 30 إلى 50% على معظم مقابر ومدافن الشركة جميع المساحات سواء المقابر والمدافن أو الجبانات ستحصل عليها بأفضل الأسعار من شركة الرحمن الرحيم يتم تسجيل المقابر في الشهر العقاري وإنهاء التراخيص

    في أسرع وقت ممكن، مما لا يجعلك تتعطل عن مصالحك مثلما يحدث في الأيام العادية نوفر احواش ومقابر للبيع في معظم مناطق الجمهورية مثل ( مقابر للبيع بالعبور و مقابر للبيع مدينة السلام و مقابر للبيع بمدينة مايو و مقابر للبيع طريق الواحات


    و مدافن للبيع على طريق السويس و مقابر للبيع بمدينة نصر و مقابر شرعية للبيع و مقابر للبيع بالعاشر من رمضان ) إلخ بجميع المساحات متشطبه على أعلى المستويات


    ومحاطة بأسوار عالية مرسوم عليها رسومات إسلامية مزخرفة بشكل جذاب يشبه إلى حد كبير المقابر الإسلامية التاريخية ومحاطة ببوابة حديدية وليس فقط ، بل نوفر لكم حراسة مؤمنة ليلًا ونهارًا لدينا خدمة عملاء خلال 24 ساعة وطوال أيام الأسبوع للرد على استفسارتكم واسئلتكم في العروض التقديومات التي تقدمها الشركة على مدافن للبيع لدينا فريق عمل مدرب


    أعلى مستوى لإدارة المدافن والمقابر وينفذ أفضل التشطيبات ويتيح شراء واستبدال واي إجراء قانوني يخص مقابر ومدافن للبيع ، حتى تحصل على أفضل خدمة بأقل سعر.


    يوجد العديد من الخدمات منها
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    Luckily, I have never encountered such a case also because I haven't used it for a long time.

 

 
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