The Note 7 is officially dead. Not just philosophically, though I plan to never spend a cent on Samsung again. But not just corporately, though the production is dead, they are taking a $3 billion dollar hit (And not going to have to pay taxes this year. Could even get a refund.), but all Note 7s are mandatory recalled. The brand that Samsung has is now the butt of every tech joke, and I don’t think the Internet is going to forget it any time soon.
I figure I’d share my thoughts and experiences on this whole mess via an op-ed.
To be clear, this is not an Apple or Android conversation. Go here if you want to have that debate.
Here are my experiences so far from the Note 7 failure, both personal and not: