Samsung sensibly decided to use its flashy CES 2017 event as an opportunity to try to build some bridges with pretty much the entire world, with the company once again forcing Tim Baxter to put on his saddest face and tell everyone that he didn’t mean for the Note 7 to explode, before banging on about a load of souped-up tellies and fridges nobody can afford.
“As you know, this year was a challenging year for Samsung,” the president and COO of Samsung Electronics America said, clearly forgetting that 2017 started a few days ago. You can see the rest of his speech in the clip embedded below (start at the 33-minute mark).
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Though it sounds genuine and heartfelt, we’re not sure Baxter’s latest apology trumps his last one, where he was on another level of sad. That one got a 4/10 from Gary. This one’s probably worth a 2. He could have at least tossed some chocolates into the crowd. Or shed a tear.