Neowin News Feed for: Recall Neowin News Feed for: Recall en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Tesla to recall thousands of vehicles over suspension issue <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Tesla will be replacing suspension components on several car models exported to China between 2013 and 2018. The replacements will be offered to customers free of charge after a recall was issued. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Fri, 23 Oct 2020 20:28:01 +0000 Vodafone develops remote product recall IoT platform <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Vodafone has developed a prototype device designed for home appliances that allows manufacturers to warn users about product recalls. Manufacturers can remotely disable dangerous appliances too. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Fri, 25 Sep 2020 09:10:01 +0000 FAA bans MacBook Pros with defective batteries from flights <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The U.S. aviation authority has issued a notice reminding airlines that MacBook Pros with defective batteries, which Apple has recalled, are banned from flights. Some airlines have also done the same. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Muhammad Jarir Kanji) Wed, 14 Aug 2019 12:04:01 +0000 Apple is recalling some MacBook Pro 2015 units due to overheating <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple has announced that some owners of the mid-2015, 15-inch MacBook Pro may be eligible for a free battery replacement due to the risk of overheating and potentially catching fire. <a href="">Read more...</a> (João Carrasqueira) Thu, 20 Jun 2019 18:38:01 +0000 Apple announces voluntary recall for some AC wall plug adapters <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple has announced a voluntary recall of one of its AC wall plug adapters. It said it knows about six incidents where the hardware broke and caused electrical shocks to customers. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 25 Apr 2019 18:02:01 +0000 Amazon recalls a dozen models of its AmazonBasics power banks over fire safety concerns <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Amazon, in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, has issued a recall of a dozen models of its AmazonBasics power banks. Those with the units are advised to unplug them. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vishal Laul) Tue, 13 Mar 2018 15:46:01 +0000 Fujitsu has issued a recall for certain notebooks and workstations <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The battery packs in some models are a potential fire hazard. The batteries present in ceratin Celsius and Lifebook models can overheat and cause damage although there has only been one case so far. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Faheemmuddeen Patel) Sun, 11 Feb 2018 15:40:02 +0000 Lenovo is recalling some ThinkPad X1 Carbons over a fire hazard <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Lenovo announced that it is recalling some models of its fifth-generation ThinkPad X1 Carbon, as they may have an unfastened screw that could damage the battery and cause a fire hazard. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Thu, 08 Feb 2018 17:16:01 +0000 HP issues recall on laptop batteries because of overheating <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Certain models of HP laptops and mobile workstations have been recalled because of batteries overheating and, in some cases, melting. HP is issuing new batteries to those heeding the recall. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Keefer) Fri, 05 Jan 2018 00:06:02 +0000 With reports of injury, over 263,000 liquid glitter iPhone cases are being recalled <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>iPhone cases with liquid glitter inside are being recalled due to incidents of the liquid causing burns when exposed to the skin. These cases were sold at Amazon, Norstrom Rack, and other retailers. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Wed, 02 Aug 2017 17:30:01 +0000 Germany has ordered the recall of 22,000 Porsches due to emissions cheating <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Germany&#039;s transport minister ordered this Thursday the recall of 22,000 Porsches across Europe and the halt of permits for those still under manufacturing until new law-abiding software is available. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Gabriel Nunes) Thu, 27 Jul 2017 20:42:01 +0000 Xbox One Energizer battery chargers are being recalled due to reports of overheating <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After reports concerning overheating, the CPSC has announced a recall of Energizer&#039;s Xbox One 2X Smart Charger. It is strongly advised for those affected to return the devices for a full refund. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Justin Luna) Wed, 15 Mar 2017 08:36:01 +0000 HP expands global recall of laptop batteries, due to 'potential fire and burn hazard' <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>HP is expanding a voluntary worldwide program for batteries that shipped with many ENVY, Pavilion, ProBook, and other laptops, due to their &quot;potential to overheat, posing a fire and burn hazard&quot;. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Wed, 25 Jan 2017 15:22:01 +0000 Samsung reveals what caused the Galaxy Note7 issues - yeah, it was the battery <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After months of speculation, Samsung has finally revealed the cause of its exploding Galaxy Note7. The handset manufacturer also unveiled a website and video dedicated to the incident. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Mon, 23 Jan 2017 03:22:01 +0000 Verizon to start forwarding all non-emergency Galaxy Note7 calls to customer service <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Targeting customers who escaped the phone crippling update earlier this month, Verizon is set to start forwarding all non-emergency Galaxy Note7 calls to their customer service department. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Joel Shedroff) Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:12:01 +0000 Samsung to unveil its findings about the Galaxy Note7 fiasco "later this month" <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung is preparing to share results of its Galaxy Note7 investigation, after discontinuing the device due to safety risks. Its details will be announced later in the month. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Justin Luna) Mon, 02 Jan 2017 12:56:01 +0000 Samsung completes its investigation of the Galaxy Note7 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>It appears that Samsung has completed its investigation of the Galaxy Note7. Although the firm has sent its report to various labs, it has not offered a public announcement or report. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Sat, 17 Dec 2016 18:32:01 +0000 Samsung US makes it official - the Galaxy Note7 will lose its ability to charge on Dec. 19th <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung has recovered a majority of Note7 handsets, but it appears that some are still being used in the US. Samsung will update the Note7 and disable charging, hoping to reclaim the remaining units. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Fri, 09 Dec 2016 17:44:01 +0000 Samsung continues its purge of the Galaxy Note7, with potential plans revealed for the US <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>It&#039;s no secret - Samsung is determined to rid the world of the Galaxy Note7. While a large percentage of handsets have been recovered, the company is becoming more aggressive by disabling handsets. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Fri, 09 Dec 2016 03:28:01 +0000 GoPro recalls 2500 Karma drones due to unexpected power loss issue <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Although its only been out for a few weeks, GoPro is recalling its latest Karma drone and issuing full refunds. The company stated that a small number of users have reported unexpected power loss. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Wed, 09 Nov 2016 20:40:01 +0000 Samsung is now also recalling 2.8 million washing machines for exploding <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung has announced a recall of 2.8 million units of its washing machines that were sold from 2011 to 2016, due to a design failure that can cause the machines to come apart. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Justin Luna) Fri, 04 Nov 2016 15:04:02 +0000 Samsung to disable network service on some Note7 phones to force users to return them <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung has announced that in some parts of the world Note7 devices will soon stop connecting to mobile networks. This move is in an effort to force users to return their fire-prone devices. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Fri, 04 Nov 2016 13:00:01 +0000 Editorial - When replacing your Samsung Galaxy Note7, consider these replacement options <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung&#039;s recall of the Galaxy Note7 is going to leave a lot of customers looking for a new handset. If that&#039;s you, consider these suggestions when exchanging your handset. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Chris Schroeder) Sun, 16 Oct 2016 08:20:01 +0000 Samsung reminding Galaxy S7 users their phones are safe <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung is alerting users of the Galaxy S7 that their phones are not issued for recall. The company is taking precautionary methods to ensure confusion does not arise between the Note7 and S7 line. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Cage Appleby) Fri, 14 Oct 2016 09:42:01 +0000 Total recall: US Consumer Product Safety Commission officially details Galaxy Note7's end <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Following 96 incidents in the US - including 13 in which people suffered burns, and 47 reports of property damage - the CPSC has published official details of the Galaxy Note7&#039;s final recall. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Thu, 13 Oct 2016 19:08:01 +0000 Samsung issuing fireproof recall kits to Note7 owners <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung is reportedly issuing fireproof recall kits to owners of the Galaxy Note7. The box is meant to house ineffective devices as Samsung halts the production of the Note7. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Cage Appleby) Wed, 12 Oct 2016 05:14:01 +0000 What to do if you own a Samsung Galaxy Note7 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung has thrown in the towel and is officially telling everyone that owns a Galaxy Note7 to power down and get a replacement handset. If you own a Galaxy Note7, here&#039;s what you need to do. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Chris Schroeder) Tue, 11 Oct 2016 19:38:01 +0000 Samsung kept quiet about a new replacement Galaxy Note7 exploding <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A man from Kentucky was hospitalized after his replacement Galaxy Note7 device caught fire. It was later found out that Samsung knew about the issue, but kept quiet about it. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Justin Luna) Sun, 09 Oct 2016 12:50:01 +0000 Far sooner than expected, Samsung's Galaxy Note7 is now on sale again on Verizon and Sprint <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Verizon and Sprint have resumed sales of the Galaxy Note7 - but Verizon&#039;s reference to the recall contains a notable inaccuracy, and Sprint&#039;s listing makes no mention of the handset&#039;s safety at all. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Wed, 21 Sep 2016 08:52:57 +0000 Samsung rolls out Galaxy Note7 firmware update, warning users to stop using recalled devices <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung is pushing out an update to all recalled Galaxy Note7 handsets, which will display a warning urging owners to switch off and exchange their device - every time they turn it on or charge it. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Wed, 21 Sep 2016 06:34:01 +0000 Samsung launches website to find out if your new Galaxy Note7 is safe or not <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung has launched a new website to determine if a user&#039;s Galaxy Note7 is safe or not. Moreover, a new green battery color will be used in the Note7 UI to indicate that the battery is not faulty. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Justin Luna) Mon, 19 Sep 2016 11:30:01 +0000 US Federal Aviation Administration officially bans the use of Galaxy Note7 devices <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The United States Federal Aviation Administration has prohibited the use of Galaxy Note7 devices on aircraft. This was after the Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a recall of the device. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Justin Luna) Mon, 19 Sep 2016 09:14:01 +0000 Samsung will fire up Galaxy Note7 sales again on September 28 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung will soon begin the process of putting its disastrous Galaxy Note7 launch behind it. The company says it will resume sales of the device - currently under global recall - from September 28. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Fri, 16 Sep 2016 18:22:01 +0000 Samsung will mark safe Galaxy Note7 replacement devices with a blue 'S' on the box <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In light of the Galaxy Note7 recall, Samsung is now preparing replacement devices for those who were affected. The new handsets have a safety mark, to clearly differentiate them from the faulty units. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Justin Luna) Mon, 12 Sep 2016 12:00:01 +0000 Samsung's shares plummet amid fiery Galaxy Note7 fiasco <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>With the wide recall of Samsung&#039;s Galaxy Note7, the issue has created even more bad news. Samsung&#039;s shares have started slipping, with the company losing billions of dollars from investors. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Justin Luna) Mon, 12 Sep 2016 10:36:01 +0000 6-year-old boy suffers burns after Galaxy Note7 explodes [Update: Handset was a Galaxy Core] <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A young boy from Brooklyn, NY has suffered burns after the Galaxy Note7 on which he was watching videos exploded in his hands, a day after consumers were urged to stop using the device. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Mon, 12 Sep 2016 10:20:01 +0000 US government: "Power down and stop charging or using" the Samsung Galaxy Note7 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Consumer Product Safety Commission, an independent US government agency, has formally advised owners of the Galaxy Note7 to stop using it immediately, following a series of fiery incidents. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Sat, 10 Sep 2016 01:32:01 +0000 As US FAA considers options, Australian airlines ban use of Samsung Galaxy Note7 [Update] <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin Australia have banned the use of Samsung&#039;s Galaxy Note7 on their flights, following a growing number of incidents in which the new flagship phone has caught fire. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Thu, 08 Sep 2016 16:44:01 +0000 US Federal Aviation Administration considers flight ban for Samsung's fiery Galaxy Note7 [Update] <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung recalled the Note7, but it didn&#039;t implement an official recall process with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, leaving the FAA unsure over whether to ban the device from flights. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Wed, 07 Sep 2016 13:14:01 +0000 Samsung's Galaxy Note7 fiasco could cost the company more than $700 million <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In light of the Galaxy Note7 recall, over risks of batteries catching on fire, a Samsung analyst predicted that it will cost the company a large sum of money in order to fix the issue. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Justin Luna) Mon, 05 Sep 2016 09:50:01 +0000