HP has expanded its voluntary recall of batteries due to fire and burn hazards. The batteries were used for various laptops sold under the HP and Compaq brands between March 2013 and October 2016. In total, the company has recalled over 140 thousand batteries in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. The potentially faulty batteries were used inside such laptop families as the HP ProBook, HP ENVY, Compaq, Compaq Presario, and HP Pavilion. HP issues the first recall of 41 thousand batteries in June 2016, but this week the company extended the recall to include additional 101 thousand batteries. According to HP, these batteries have the potential to overheat, posing a fire and burn hazard to customers. To eliminate any risks, HP will provide a free...
Apple has announced today that they are recalling AC wall plug adapters for its MacBook laptops and iPads in select countries. The issue stems from a design flaw that...24 by Anton Shilov on 1/28/2016
Microsoft plans to recall power cables for previous-generation Surface Pro tablets. The cords can overheat and pose fire hazard, according to reports. While Microsoft recalls millions of cables, the...28 by Anton Shilov on 1/20/2016
NVIDIA sends word this morning that they are initiating a recall on the SHIELD Tablet. Being announced today and taking effect immediately, the tablets are being voluntarily recalled by...30 by Ryan Smith on 7/31/2015
While I was at CTIA last week I ran into a friend from Kingston who let me know about an issue with the JMicron JMF618 based SSDNow V100 SSDs...20 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/28/2011
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Yesterday Intel announced the largest stop shipment/recall I can remember it ever making (excluding FDIV). The product in question? All 6-series chipsets, a necessary part of any Sandy Bridge...86 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 2/1/2011
In our Sandy Bridge review I pointed out that Intel was unfortunately very conservative in one area of the platform: its chipset. Although the 6-series chipset finally brought native...161 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 1/31/2011