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 E-Rover-Mini Smart Balance Scooter/LeCam Technology Smart Balance Wheels/Kateeskitty […]

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 US and 17,700 more in Canada. Models potentially […]

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 as docking stations. The power cords are black […]

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 a free replacement charger. Complete FAQ from HP […]

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 ThinkPad T410, T420, T510, W510 series ThinkPad X100e, […]

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)

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