Battery,fire

05.11.12
USPS goes postal on lithium ion batteries, refuses to ship smartphones overseas
05.11.12

USPS goes postal on lithium ion batteries, refuses to ship smartphones overseas

The USPS has announced that it'll refuse to ship any gear containing lithium ion batteries oversea...

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01.24.12
Chevy Volt safe from fire hazard after all, says government
01.24.12

Chevy Volt safe from fire hazard after all, says government

The Chevy Volt isn't prone to catching fire after all, says the National Highway Traffic Safety Adm...

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01.05.12
GM to add 'enhancements' to Chevy Volt's battery coolant system, will call back 8,000 cars
01.05.12

GM to add 'enhancements' to Chevy Volt's battery coolant system, will call back 8,000 cars

In the wake of an NHSTA "formal safety investigation," GM today announced plans to add enhancem...

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11.28.11
iPhone 4 battery combusts on Aussie flight
11.28.11

iPhone 4 battery combusts on Aussie flight

Well, this is awkward. Just over a month after I locked horns with Australia Post and called its...

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11.28.11
iPhone 4 combusts on Australian flight, looks madder than a spurned Qantas employee
11.28.11

iPhone 4 combusts on Australian flight, looks madder than a spurned Qantas employee

On an airline that's actually serving the great country of Australia these days, an iPhone 4 deci...

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08.11.10
Apple offers first generation iPod nano replacements in Japan
08.11.10

Apple offers first generation iPod nano replacements in Japan

After two years of pushing and shoving by the Japanese government, Apple has finally relented, agre...

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08.06.10
Apple ordered to make public iPod nano battery fix in Japan
08.06.10

Apple ordered to make public iPod nano battery fix in Japan

We had an eerie feeling it'd come to this, and come it has. Nearly two full years to the day after...

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12.23.09
Dell Mini 9 suffers meltdown, scorches owner's floor
12.23.09

Dell Mini 9 suffers meltdown, scorches owner's floor

While this isn't quite bad enough to merit a "dude, your Dell is on fire" part deux, it's a pretty...

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07.09.09
Apple recalls faulty first generation iPod nano players in Korea
07.09.09

Apple recalls faulty first generation iPod nano players in Korea

While Apple may have moved on to selling the 4th generation iPod nano, consumer protection agencies...

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