The delay of Galaxy Fold has been an embarrassing mess for Samsung, and now the corporate is making issues worse by focusing on media retailers. Samsung has pressured iFixit to take away its Galaxy Fold teardown.
The Galaxy Fold teardown wasn’t only a regular teardown. After the phone was delayed attributable to sturdiness issues found by early reviewers, iFixit used the teardown to level out a number of flaws in its design.
When we wrote up iFixit’s teardown, we brazenly questioned the place the location managed to get a tool that was by no means on the market and had all of its evaluate items recalled. Apparently, the doubtful origin of iFixit’s Galaxy Fold (and the embarrassment of getting the location poke holes in your $2000 smartphone design) was sufficient to attract Samsung’s retaliation.
Apparently, Samsung went after one among iFixit’s suppliers, and that was sufficient to get iFixit to guard its companion by taking down the article.
This is not the initial time Samsung has attacked a piece of media that makes it look unhealthy. Through the Note 7’s explosive battery fiasco, the corporate issued a dubious DMCA claim towards a YouTube video that confirmed a Grand Theft Auto V mod that added the Note 7 smartphone as an explosive weapon.
Samsung is unaware of the “Streisand Effect,” by which making an attempt to censor a piece of content material solely attracts extra consideration to it. The Internet by no means forgets, and iFixit’s Galaxy Fold Teardown can nonetheless be seen on archive.org.