Injury

02.22.11
Wintek workers still experience effects from n-hexane exposure, Apple issues a report
02.22.11

Wintek workers still experience effects from n-hexane exposure, Apple issues a report

It's been a few months since we checked in on the workers at Wintek, where they manufacture touchsc...

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08.23.10
Two universities adopt Wii Fit to monitor football concussions
08.23.10

Two universities adopt Wii Fit to monitor football concussions

As it turns out, there are quite a few uses for a $100 off-the-shelf computerized scale, above and...

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05.15.10
44 Chinese workers sue Wintek over screen cleaner poisoning
05.15.10

44 Chinese workers sue Wintek over screen cleaner poisoning

If you've got an early Apple iPad, chances are its screen was cleaned with a banned substance calle...

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03.01.10
iBuyPower Battalion Touch laptop lid draws blood, prompts replacement
03.01.10

iBuyPower Battalion Touch laptop lid draws blood, prompts replacement

Sure, you might expect your laptop to overheat or explode at any moment -- but cut you with a seemi...

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12.21.09
The Daily Grind: How realistic do you like your games?
12.21.09

The Daily Grind: How realistic do you like your games?

In real life, if you've not noticed, we don't have hit points. Getting stabbed by a sword once is p...

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09.11.09
Madden curse strikes back, Polamalu suffers knee injury in season opener
09.11.09

Madden curse strikes back, Polamalu suffers knee injury in season opener

Steelers fans witnessed a horrifying scene during last night's season-opening matchup against the T...

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06.16.09
Apple's glossy screens will 'mess you up,' University report warns
06.16.09

Apple's glossy screens will 'mess you up,' University report warns

Attention, ergonomics buffs: an advisory recently published by Queensland University of Technology...

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02.12.09
Fitness guru prepares to launch Wii Fit class-action suit, radio show
02.12.09

Fitness guru prepares to launch Wii Fit class-action suit, radio show

Well, this was probably bound to happen. A fitness "expert" named Michael Torchia says he's now...

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12.23.08
Wii blamed for ridiculous increase in British hospital visits
12.23.08

Wii blamed for ridiculous increase in British hospital visits

Nintendo's Wii has been maiming careless gamers since the day it was launched, but an inexplicable...

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