Exploding battery

02.10.09
Exploding cellphone battery that killed Chinese man was actually a gun
02.10.09

Exploding cellphone battery that killed Chinese man was actually a gun

While some of the details still seem to be up in the air at the moment, it looks like that explodin...

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09.05.08
Sony recalls are killing the bottom line
09.05.08

Sony recalls are killing the bottom line

Look Sony, nobody's rooting for your recovery more than your pals at Engadget. But seriously, two m...

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08.19.08
Japan investigates exploding first generation iPod nanos, again (update: issues consumer warning)
08.19.08

Japan investigates exploding first generation iPod nanos, again (update: issues consumer warning)

Look, it's pretty clear that the lithium-ion battery in the first generation iPod nano has the pote...

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02.14.08
LG confirms that its laptop batteries are safe
02.14.08

LG confirms that its laptop batteries are safe

Although laptop batteries aren't catching fire nearly as frequently lately, every now and again one...

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02.06.08
Sony PSP sends kid to hospital with leg burns -- that'll teach him to play it in school
02.06.08

Sony PSP sends kid to hospital with leg burns -- that'll teach him to play it in school

A Michigan Middle School student learned the hard way about bringing video games to school when his...

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01.19.08
Exploding ThinkPad attacks man, burns through bed
01.19.08

Exploding ThinkPad attacks man, burns through bed

We're fairly certain this BoringTrash fellow's statement that his IBM ThinkPad R50e "tried to kill"...

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01.15.08
HP facing lawsuit over exploding Presario, injured daughter
01.15.08

HP facing lawsuit over exploding Presario, injured daughter

A Little Rock, Arkansas man is taking HP to court over a faulty Compaq Presario that he says is to b...

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11.30.07
IBM sues Shentech for selling volatile counterfeit batteries
11.30.07

IBM sues Shentech for selling volatile counterfeit batteries

It's not like ThinkPads have been immune to the notorious overheating battery issue, but a fiery inc...

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11.30.07
Man charged with manslaughter in "exploding battery" case
11.30.07

Man charged with manslaughter in "exploding battery" case

In one of the more bizarre turns we've seen stories take, new information has come to light in the r...

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