Fire and burns hazards
The US Product and Safety Commission (UPSC) has announced a "battery safety" recall of about 78,500 HP laptops for what the UPSC calls "fire and burn hazards".
Less than 1 percent of notebooks affected
Hewlett Packard told the press that it will recall nearly 101,000 notebook batteries from products sold between March 2013 and October 2016, because the units could overheat and pose serious fire and burn hazards.
Samsung has made a final decision to halt the production and sales of the Galaxy Note 7. After some of the replaced devices burst in flames, Samsung management decided to make a very unpopular, but necessary decision to stop the sales and production of Galaxy Note 7.
Not-so magnificant seven going to cost billions
Samsung appears to have made a pig’s ear of its Galaxy Note 7 recall and is ordering its resellers to stop sales and exchanges of the device pending investigation into the latest incidents.
Second recall is possible, but no announcement yet
Back in August, when the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 launched, reports surfaced of battery problems causing device overheating and combustion, and the company issued a global device recall after several people experienced property loss and various minor injuries.
Rest of the business doing brilliantly
Samsung expected to report a higher than expected third quarter profit, despite having to write off a fortune because of the global recall of its Galaxy Note 7.
Total Recall puts "explosions" behind it
Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 is available for purchase again, at least in South Korea, and other regions across the globe will see the re-launch of the device in the coming weeks.
In South Korea and the United States
Samsung says that it has got back more than 60 percent of recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphones sold in South Korea and the United States.
Users don’t want to let them go
Despite all the horror stories in the Tame Apple Press, and the fact the product is having a recall, Samsung Note 7 owners are not handing over their machines.
Forbidden to use on this flight
One of the many flights that I took this year was slightly different. The flight attendant made an announcement that it is forbidden to use Galaxy Note 7 onboard on Niki airlines – a subsidiary of Air Berlin.