Dell laptop called 'flamethrower'

It all began a little over a month ago when The Inquirer published an article with some startling photos purportedly showing a at a conference in Japan. Then last week, Reg Hardware reported that another Dell laptop went up in flames, causing an office evacuation.

But the latest report comes from Australia, where the Sydney Morning Herald ran an article yesterday titled "Dell laptop became a flamethrower" that chronicled an inflammatory incident in Singapore last November. If this keeps up, the people assigned to may be working overtime for awhile.

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