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Australian watchdog sues Samsung over misleading waterproof phone ads

(Reuters) — Australia’s consumer watchdog has sued Samsung Electronics’ Australian unit for allegedly misleading consumers by promoting water-resistant Galaxy smartphones as suitable to use in swimming pools and the surf. The world’s largest smartphone maker did not know or sufficiently test the effects of pool or saltwater exposure on its phones when ads showed them […]

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FedEx: Huawei Phone Caused ‘Panic’

UPDATE 6/25: FedEx spokeswoman Katie Wassmer Johnson told PCMag via email that “a well-intentioned new team member misinterpreted regulations and made a mistake in not accepting a package, which FedEx has acknowledged.” Original Story: Apparently Huawei phones are now so scary, they’re giving package handlers panic attacks. Last week, PCMag’s UK writer Adam Smith tried […]