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Which hoverboards may cause Fire?

Today the US Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a notice that they are investigating the following hoverboards which may cause fire: Smart Balance Wheel/One Stop Electronic Inc. Smart Balance Wheel Scooter/Glide Boards Hover-way Hands-Free Electric/Digital Gadgets LLC Swagway Hands-Free Smart Board/Swagway LLC Smart Balance Board/I Lean Hoverboards

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April 2015 Lenovo Battery Recall

Lenovo and the Consumer Product Safety Commission have announced a battery recall for the battery packs of certain notebook computers. Affected notebooks are eligible for a free battery replacement due to the batteries posing a risk of fire hazard. The recall affects approximately 148,800 batteries in the

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HP AC Power Cord Recall August 26 2014

USCPSC Recall # 14-262 was just announced. Millions of AC power cables are being recalled. From the CPSC website: “This recall involves Hewlett-Packard’s LS-15 AC power cord. The power cords were distributed with HP and Compaq notebook and mini notebook computers and with AC adapter-powered accessories such

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HP Chromebook 11 AC Adapter Recall

Google and HP are recalling the original charger sold with the HP Chromebook 11 prior to December 1, 2013, after receiving a small number of user reports that some chargers included with the device were damaged due to overheating during use. Customers should visit http://chromebook.com/hp11chargerform to request

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Lenovo Laptop Battery Recall of March 2014

So many laptop batteries have been recalled over the years, when we post about a battery recall, we post the month and date in as well. This recall affects machines sold in the October 2010 through April 2011 timeframe. Models affected: Edge 11, 13 and 14 series

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Macbook MagSafe Adapter Settlement

You have until March 21, 2012…..

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NVIDIA GPU Litigation: Time to Submit your Claim

…..if you have one of the affected models and this lawsuit covers your unit, it is time to submit your information here (read more)…..

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Nvidia Class Action Settlement

…Many of the Dell, HP & Apple laptops we repaired for video issues in the past will be eligible for a partial or full reimbursement from Nvidia via the class action settlement… (Read more)

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Toshiba T130/T135 Laptop Recall

The affected models have been manufactured with a potentially faulty DC-In harness.

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DELL PowerEdge Motherboard Malware Problem

Some PowerEdge R310, R410, R510, T410 motherboards recently replaced have W32.Spybot worm in the motherboard’s flash storage. The full story is on Dell’s forums here: http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/servers/f/956/t/19339458.aspx

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Dell's Faulty Capacitor Coverup Continues

The Dell cover up has been exposed, and most of the companies sold defective computers in 2003-2006 are still waiting for compensation.

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Even More Laptop Batteries Recalled by HP 2010

May, 2010: Even more laptop batteries have been recalled by HP. This time the recall includes the infamous DV2000, DV6000 and DV9000 laptops.

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