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  1. Industry News
    Apple today announced a voluntary recall on Beats Pill XL speakers after determining that the speakers, in rare cases, may overheat and pose a fire safety risk. The speakers have been sold by Apple since January 2014. Apple has requested that anyone who owns a Beats Pill XL speaker stop using...
  2. Home Computing
    HP Notebook PC AC Power Cord Safety Recall and Replacement Program Related News Articles: HP recalls 6 million laptop power cords over fire, burn risk Hewlett-Packard recalls 6 million power cords over fire hazard Validating the recall-identified LS-15 AC power cord included with my HP...
  3. Home Computing
    Recall: Lenovo ThinkCentre M70z and M90z all-in-one Desktop PCs A component in the power supply may overheat and smoke and /or catch fire. Link with details: http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1561 Cameron
  4. Industry News
    Health Canada in conjunction with the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), and Best Buy yesterday recalled the Rocketfish Model RF-KL12 Battery Case for the Apple iPhone 3G/3GS. Best Buy says it sold about 32,000 cases including about 1,000 in Canada. The cases were sold in...
  5. Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    FYI: Rocketfish Battery Case for Apple® iPhone 3G/3GS - Joint Recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC), and Best Buy Co. Ltd. http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1439 Cameron
  6. Industry News
    Sony has recalled 1.6 million Bravia LCD televisions due to faulty transformer which may cause a fire. The company recall came after a September incident in which a customer tv caught on fire. According to a Sony statement releasd today, an additional eleven incidents have been reported in...
  7. Industry News
    Health Canada today announced the recall of the Paradigm Cinema 70CT Subwoofer which the agency says contains an amplifier which can overheat when the speaker system is played at high outputs for an extended period of time, posing a fire hazard to consumers. The agency says just under 7,500...
  8. Industry News
    Twelve days ago on January 31st, Intel announced it had discovered a problem with its Intel 6 Series Chipsets (codenamed Cougar Point) chipset which is expected to cause issues with about one in twenty computer systems powered by Intel's Second Generation Core i5 and Core i7 quad core (codenamed...
  9. Industry News
    Garmin announced today it is recalling 1.25 million personal navigation devices sold worldwide that contain batteries which may overheat and present a fire hazard. The issue has been identified in less than ten cases and Garmin says none of the reported incidents has caused an injury or...
  10. Industry News
    Apple has announced a press conference tomorrow for 9am Pacific time. The consensus among analysts and the blogosphere is the company will announced a hardware fix for the iPhone 4 antenna problem. The Street.com has quoted Ashok Kumar, a financial analyst who has spoken to various Apple's...
  11. Apple Computing
    Apple customers who purchased a defective Time Capsule between approximately February 2008 and June 2008 may be eligible for free repair or replacement according to an updated Apple support document. The defective devices typically do not power on or shut down unexpectedly after starting up...
  12. Industry News
    Apple customers who purchased a defective Time Capsule between approximately February 2008 and June 2008 may be eligible for free repair or replacement according to an updated Apple support document. The Time Capsule, introduced in 2008 and marketed by Apple as a "Backup Appliance", is a...
  13. Industry News
    Bell Mobility is recalling its MiFi 2372 Mobile Hotspot device less than six months after the device first went on sale. The wireless hotspot, which sells for about $250, offers simultaneous Wi-Fi connectivity for up to five devices. The company says that the battery inside the device may begin...
  14. Industry News
    Nokia said today that it is recalling three series of Nokia-branded phone chargers which pose an electric shock hazard and will replace them free of charge. In a written statement, Nokia says it identified the problem during a quality control process and is not aware of any incidents or...
  15. Industry News
    Consumer electronics accessory maker Belkin has announced a global recall of its TuneBase Direct with Hands-Free, TuneBase FM with Hands-Free, and TuneBase FM with ClearScan products because the products pose a potential risk of fire. The TuneBase products, which are made in China, are used in...
  16. Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    Today Apple announced the Apple Ultracompact USB Power Adapter Exchange program. Apple has determined that under certain conditions the new ultracompact Apple USB power adapter's metal prongs can break off and remain in a power outlet, creating a risk of electric shock. We have received...
  17. Home Computing
    Sony says it is recalling 440,000 units of Vaio laptop computers worldwide due to faulty parts that could trigger overheating. Sony Corp. said Thursday that the recalls involve 19 models of Vaio TZ laptop series manufactured between May 2007 and July 2008, including three export models.
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