PowerBook blows up in London office

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According to The Inquirer, an Apple PowerBook shocked office-workers in a London marketing agency when it unexpectedly burst into flames, melting keys on the keyboard and spewing acrid smoke into the room. Although the company...

New Battery May Stop Exploding Laptops

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The Great Laptop Battery Recall of 2006 had everyone paranoid that their MacBooks or ThinkPads could catch fire and cause havoc at any moment. Although that string of incidents appears to be over, the most...

Man killed after phone explosion

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An exploding mobile phone battery apparently killed a South Korean man in the first such known case in this gadget-obsessed country, police say. The man, identified only by his family name Suh, was found dead...

Explosion in NEW YORK

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I have just heard this on my local BBC radio station; its now confirmed on the main BBC webpage. Will update when more news comes through : my heart goes out to those who have...

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