Samsung halts production as Galaxy Note 7 nightmare continues

SUWON, South Korea - Things are going from bad to worse for Samsung.  As of today, the tech giant is no longer producing the Galaxy Note 7.

Samsung’s exploding smartphone has been all over the news since the Note 7 hit stores in August.  Just last month, Samsung launched a global recall for 2.5 million devices.

Replacement phones were supposed to solve the problem, but even some of those are bursting into flames, too. Just last week, one fiery phone even grounded a Southwest Airlines flight.

T-Mobile and AT&T aren’t offering replacements, anymore. Verizon and Sprint will exchange new Note 7's for a completely different phone.

Samsung’s official statement reads “We are temporarily adjusting the Galaxy Note 7 production schedule in order to take further steps to ensure quality and safety matters.”

Given all the reports of spontaneous combustion, that’s probably a pretty smart call!