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Sony recalls 440,000 Vaio laptops

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Sony is recalling 440,000 Vaio laptop computers worldwide because of wiring faults that could cause overheating. The recall concerns 19 Vaio models in the TZ series manufactured between May 2007 and July 2008 -...

Toshiba Recalls 142,000 AC adapters

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US Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Toshiba, has announced the voluntary recall of about 142,000 Toshiba AC adapters (model ADPV16) sold with the company's SD-P1600 portable DVD players, a move sparked by concerns...

Nokia Recalls 46 Million Batteries

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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...

Sony recalls 350,000 cameras

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Sony announced Thursday it's recalling 350,000 digital cameras, a point-and-shoot model called the Cyber-shot DSC-T5 released in 2005, because of a problem that could cause metal on the bottom of the camera to cut or...

Toshiba recalls more Sony PC batteries

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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...

Gateway recalls 14,000 notebook batteries

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Gateway Incorporated is recalling 14,000 batteries used in its notebook PCs after four customers reported that their computers had overheated. Sony fanboys will rejoice to know their company isn't to blame, this time. The new...

Russian Game Museum Recalls Bygone Era

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Forgotten and broken down Soviet-era arcade games are being restored for Moscow's newest museum, just opened by volunteers nostalgic for childhood days spent playing games like "Tankodrom" and "Sniper." Secret military factories across the Soviet...

Acer recalls 27,000 laptop batteries

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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...

Lenovo recalls 100,000 laptop batteries

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The world's number 3 computer maker is taking a serious hit, as this is the company's second battery recall in the past six months. In September, IBM Corporation and Lenovo said they were seeking the...

Toshiba recalls 340,000 batteries

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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...

Matsushita recalls 6,000 notebook PC batteries

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On Tuesday, Matsushita Electric Industrial said it had started recalling 6,000 PC batteries as they could overheat when subjected to a strong impact. The spokesman said there had been no cases of the batteries in...

HP Recalls 679,000 Cameras

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About 679,000 Hewlett-Packard digital cameras are being recalled worldwide because they can cause some batteries to overheat when the camera is connected to an AC adapter or docking station, posing a fire hazard, U.S. regulators...

Apple Silently Recalls MBP Batteries

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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...

HP Recalls 15,700 Notebook Batteries

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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...

Sony Recalls XCP Copy Protected CDs

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Sony BMG Music Entertainment said Monday it will pull some of its most popular CDs from stores in response to backlash over copy-protection software on the discs. Sony also said it will offer exchanges for...

HP Recalls 135,000 Laptop Batteries

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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....

Microsoft recalls Xbox power cords

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Microsoft is recalling power cords on 14.1 million Xbox consoles worldwide, following reports of injuries due to defective electric components. The company announced the recall on Thursday, saying it is aimed at...

Toshiba Recalls Memory Modules on Laptops

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Toshiba Corp. has announced a voluntary exchange program for memory modules in some of its notebook PCs after identifying a module problem that could cause the PCs to exhibit blue screens, lock up, or experience...

Dell Recalls Portable Power Adapters

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If you bought a Dell Latitude, Inspiron, or Precision laptop between December 2003 and May 2004 you may need a new power adaptor. Dell is recalling 38,000 power adaptors. These power adaptors can...

OCZ Technology Recalls Thermal Compound

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OCZ Technology – a well-known vendor of computer components, such as memory modules or coolers, designed for overclockers and enthusiasts – said it would recall its Ultra 2 thermal compound because it did not meet...

Microsoft recalls Japanese Xbox

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UPDATE: The media misinterpreted information found on the Japanese Microsoft Xbox website. Turns out the following is untrue. See the updated news article: Microsoft issues correction regarding Japanese Xbox recall Microsoft...

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