Sony joins laptop battery recall list

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On Tuesday, Sony said it would recall 60,000 of its notebook computer batteries in Japan, adding its own name to the list of PC makers recalling Sony-made batteries. Sony's move, which was expected, comes a...

Sony plans its own battery recall

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The recall, expected this month, will encompass all possibly defective batteries, including those previously announced by manufacturers for specific notebook computers, said Julie Vallese, director of the Office of Public Affairs at the CPSC. But...

Laptop Battery Recall Escalates

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As the defective laptop battery problem reaches pandemic proportions, with Toshiba, Fujitsu, Lenovo and IBM are among the latest manufacturers to recall their products for fear they might start a fire. Dell has expanded the...

Apple recall on laptop batteries

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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...

Battery Recall May Ding Dell Reputation

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Dell's battery recall couldn't have come at a worse time, with customer service waning and Wall Street increasingly growing impatient with the PC giant's earnings misses. The good news: Dell's main supplier, Sony, is expected...

Dell to recall 4m notepad batteries

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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...

15-inch MacBook Pro Battery Recall

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Apple has initiated a worldwide battery exchange program for certain rechargeable batteries that were sold for use with 15-inch MacBook Pro computer systems from February 2006 through May 2006. We recently discovered that some 15-inch...

Dell Issues Notebook Battery Recall

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Dell Inc. is recalling thousands of notebook PC battery packs. The Round Rock, Texas, PC maker on Friday said it is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall and replace about 35,000...

Sony issues recall for overheating PS2 AC Adaptors

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Sony Computer Entertainment has announced a global recall of certain AC adaptors supplied with the black slimline PlayStation after ascertaining that they may overheat and cause injury. The company has blamed a subcontractor for supplying...

Dell to Recall 990,000 Laptop Power Adapters

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Dell Inc. will recall about 990,000 power adapters for some of its laptop computer models because of a risk of overheating, which could lead to a fire or electrical shock, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety...

Intel confirms 915 Grantsdale recall

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Intel is already having problems with its Prescott Pentium 4 chip. Now Intel has to deal with a problem regarding its Grantsdale chipset (915) released earlier this week. The problem was due to "a...

Segway Rolls Out a Recall

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Segway LLC has issued a voluntary recall of its Human Transporter product after revealing that riders might fall from the device as the batteries are drained of power, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said....

IntelliMouse Recall

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Thanks ahodes1 Microsoft Optical Mouse Owner: As you are aware, Microsoft mouse products enjoy a reputation for dependability and reliability backed by one of the best Limited Warranty offers in...

Sony denies Playstation I cadmium recall

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Sony is denying that it has recalled any Playstation Is in Europe, despite reports to the contrary in the Taiwanese press. The Taiwan Economic News had said three suppliers of cables for the PlayStation I...

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