Apple recalls 1.8 million batteries

Posted on Thursday, Aug 24 2006 @ 23:59 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Dell recently announced a major battery recall and now Apple is recalling 1.8 million batteries.
It affects 1.1 million iBooks and Powerbooks sold between October 2003 and August 2006 in the US, and 700K outside it, and may "pose a fire hazard".

The full list of products affected, who to call, and what to do, read the CPSC link above, or call Apple at (800) 275-2273. If your notebook is on fire, put it out, then call Apple.
More info at The Inquirer.


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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