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Nokia Recalls 46 Million Batteries

Nokia, the world's No. 1 mobile phone maker, warned today that over 46 million Nokia-branded BL-5C batteries manufactured by Matsushita could overheat and that it would replace them for customers at no cost. The company... More...

Toshiba recalls more Sony PC batteries

Toshiba Corp. said on Thursday it has recalled more Sony Corp. laptop computer batteries due to fire risk, rekindling concerns over the safety of Sony-made batteries. Toshiba is replacing a total 10,000 battery packs after... More...

Acer recalls 27,000 laptop batteries

Just when you thought the faulty Sony-made lithium-ion overheating batteries fiasco was over, Acer Incorporated, one of the largest computer makers in the world, has recalled of about 27,000 laptop batteries. More than 10 million... More...

IEEE Plans Safer Laptop Batteries

IEEE is going to revise its laptop battery standard which will seek to improve overall performance, make systems more reliable and address the concerns over the recent laptop battery rant. IEEE is coded IEEE... More...

Toshiba recalls 340,000 batteries

Toshiba is to replace about 340,000 laptop computer batteries worldwide, the third recall of faulty batteries made by Sony since mid-August. The batteries, used in Toshiba's Dynabook and Dynabook Satellite laptops made between March... More...

Apple recall on laptop batteries

Computer giant Apple is recalling 1.8m batteries used in its laptop computers worldwide after overheating complaints. The announcement affects laptop computers - the iBook G4 and Powerbook G4 - sold between October 2003 and... More...

Dell to recall 4m notepad batteries

Dell and the U.S. Products and Safety Commission plan to recall 4.1 million notebook batteries on Tuesday, a company representative confirmed Monday. The recall affects certain Inspiron, Latitude and Precision mobile workstation units shipped between... More...

Apple Silently Recalls MBP Batteries

AppleCare has said there is a known issue with some early MacBook Pro batteries, and is cross-shipping fresh replacements to customers experiencing those specific issues. The problem appears to affect MacBook Pro models with serial... More...

HP Recalls 15,700 Notebook Batteries

HP has asked 15,700 customers around the world to send back their HP- or Compaq-branded notebook batteries or risk the potentially faulty power packs overheating and catching fire. The recall comes six months after the... More...

HP Recalls 135,000 Laptop Batteries

HP has announced a recall of 135,000 laptop battery packs sold with HP and Compaq notebook computers globally between May 2004 and May 2005. Of those recalled, 85,000 were sold in the United States.... More...

Urine-Powered Batteries

Singapore scientists at the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) have developed the first urine-activated paper battery which will generate enough electricity to power fully integrated biochip systems, making it the perfect power source for... More...

Apple warns about bad batteries

Apple is recalling 28,000 faulty batteries used to power its 15-inch Powerbook G4 laptops. An internal short circuit in the batteries causes them to overheat and could pose a fire hazard to... More...

Apple investigates iPod batteries

Thanks Zetter! Apple is investigating allegations that it misled people over the battery life of its iPod digital music player. Five separate class actions were filed against the company in... More...

MPs' bid for cheaper iPod batteries

Concern over the lifespan of the iPod's rechargeable battery has reached the House of Commons, with 11 MPs putting their names to a motion calling for Apple to ensure that replacement batteries are plentiful in... More...

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