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While this isn't quite bad enough to merit a "dude, your Dell is on fire" part deux, it's a pretty frightful example of the hazard modern batteries (of any kind) represent. A Consumerist reader reports that her year-old Dell Mini 9 recently popped, "hissed and sizzled" as it filled her room with sm...

December 23rd 2009 at 6:52am 0 Comments
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While the image above may be disturbing to the PS3 faithful, the path taken to its artistic destruction is oddly intoxicating. It's the latest console mod / art piece by the microwave Intertainer going by the alias d0vetastic. The video is long, real long at 12 and half minutes -- no sound track, n...

March 12th 2009 at 4:44am 0 Comments
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Merely days after LG put the brakes on sales of its Z1-AE007 laptop due to suspicions of a faulty battery within, yet another lappie in South Korea is making headlines for its overheating, er, abilities. Reportedly, the battery in a P10 computer, produced in 2002, "melted" after inexplicably emittin...

February 24th 2008 at 9:23pm 0 Comments