ICYMI, the U.S. CPSC has announced the formal recall of Asus ROG Z690 Maximus Hero motherboards. This boards had the potential to cause fire and burn hazard as it had a major manufacturer fault.
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According to reports online, CyberPower CP1350PFCLCD and CP1500PFCLCD UPS models are potential fire hazards. Recently a video was posted by a user showing one such unit go up in flames.
ASUS has confirmed that the reversed capacitor problem that was detected earlier is potentially causing the issues on its ROG Maximus Hero Z690 motherboards. The firm has initiated a recall program.
The $599.99 Maximus Hero Z690 motherboards could be going up in flames due to a silly error from ASUS' manufacturing. Analysis shows that the board's capacitor is placed incorrectly, causing failure.
Amazon's Alexa proposed to a 10-year-old child to perform a dangerous "outlet challenge" from TikTok. Thankfully for the kid, its mother was close by and shared this incident on Twitter.
Tesla's Big Battery at Geelong, Victoria, caught fire earlier today. The responsible authority has since deployed fire firefighting teams there, and a warning for the locals has also been issued.
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.
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.
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.