Samsung, AT&T To Replace Water-Damaged Waterproof Phones

Samsung, AT&T To Replace Water-Damaged Waterproof Phones

The whole point of the recently released Samsung Galaxy S4 Active is that it is supposed to be waterproof. Yet some users have been complaining that the device doesn’t live up to its hype or its supposed water-resistance rating, and a new report claims that AT&T and Samsung will be giving people who purchased the S4 Active the opportunity for a one-time-only exchange. [More]

Department Store Ad Goes After Coveted Incontinent-But-Stylish Demographic

Department Store Ad Goes After Coveted Incontinent-But-Stylish Demographic

The British are known for their dry humor. And apparently for the folks at upscale UK department store Harvey Nichols, that dry sensibility has left its models all wet in the trousers. [More]

How Apple Lost A Dedicated Customer Over A Stupid Pink Dot

For several years, we’ve been writing about the iPhone’s built-in humidity detector and numerous customers’ complaints that an incorrect reading had voided the phone’s warranty. Now one Consumerist reader explains why he’s voided his long-term relationship with Apple over this little pink dot. [More]

USPS Stops Delivering To Building Because Of Leaky Pipe

USPS Stops Delivering To Building Because Of Leaky Pipe

The famous oath inscribed above the entrance to the James A. Farley Post Office Building in Manhattan reads, “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” But it appears as if that unofficial postal creed doesn’t extend to leaky pipes. [More]