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Panasonic this week announced a voluntary recall of batteries due to fire and burn hazards. The battery packs being recalled were used in one of its rugged tablets. In total, the company is recalling 280 thousand battery packs, after over a dozen of them encountered critical failures. Panasonic has discovered that some of the hot-swappable battery packs used in some of its rugged Toughpad FZ-G1 tablets (Mk1, Mk2 and Mk3-series) can short circuit after a prolonged use in extreme temperatures. The company said it had received 16 reports of combusted battery packs between March 2017 and April 2017, including 12 from customers in North America, one from a client in Japan and one owner from Australia. Panasonic plans to provide a free replacement battery to...

Small Form Factor Pentium 4 PC Roundup - March 2003

Gone are the days when Shuttle was the only game in Small Form Factor town; read on as we pit Shuttle's brand new SFF PC against newcomers Jetway and...

5 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/11/2003

Windows XP Media Center Edition: Exposed

Microsoft's Windows XP Media Center Edition has been around for a couple of months now and we're finally able to bring you an in-depth review of the OS and...

9 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 1/8/2003

Shuttle’s SN41G2 & SK41G: Two Athlon Small Form Factor PCs

Shuttle extends their Small Form Factor XPC line with two Athlon XP solutions, including the long awaited nForce2 XPC.

1 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 1/6/2003

Shuttle's SV24: Our smallest desktop PC

Shuttle's SV24 "cube" has garnered excellent reviews all over the web. While the company is generally known for their motherboards the SV24 proves that where engineering talent exists...

0 by Jeff Brubaker on 12/27/2001

Hardware Behind the Consoles - Part II: Nintendo's GameCube

Once again we're taking a look at the hardware behind the next-generation consoles. This time Nintendo's GameCube takes the stage as we break it down for you.

4 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 12/7/2001

Hardware Behind the Consoles - Part I: Microsoft's Xbox

While not usually our forté, there is some pretty serious hardware powering Microsoft's first videogame console; and where there is hardware, there is AnandTech. Read on to find...

1 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 11/21/2001

Pogo Linux: 1GHz for under $1000

A little known company called Pogo Linux gave us the opportunity to review a sub-$1000 1GHz PC. The catch? It comes loaded with RedHat Linux 7.0. ...

1 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 1/29/2001

3dfx Voodoo4 / Voodoo5 Comdex 99 Preview

3dfx made a huge revelation at this year's Fall Comdex, take a look at what they're planning next year's product line to be.

0 by Mike Andrawes on 11/19/1999

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