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CNET editors choose and review the best thin and light laptops, notebooks, and ultrabooks.

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Apple MacBook laptops vulnerable to battery hack

MacBook laptops could be vulnerable to hackers. Their batteries use microprocessors which, if compromised, could be used to kill the battery or possibly even blow it up.

By July 25, 2011

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Dell laptop explodes, burns woman

Fire experts say the most likely reason a woman has singed hair and burns is that the laptop's battery malfunctioned.

By June 30, 2014

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Laptops on fire!

Demonstration video of a laptop battery explosion.

By November 13, 2006

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Blowing up batteries--for your safety

Lithium-ion batteries will be in cars someday, so Sandia is blowing them up now to see how tough they are.

By April 10, 2008

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Report: Phone may not have caused death

South Korean authorities now say the victim's injuries were too severe to be attributed to a phone battery explosion, according to news reports.

By November 29, 2007

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PowerSafe jumper cables take danger out of playing with electricity

We purposely attempt common jumper cable errors with the PowerSafe cables and live to tell the tale.

By November 4, 2009

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Electronic cigarette blows up in man's mouth

A Florida man is taken to hospital after an electronic cigarette explodes while he is smoking it. He loses his front teeth and has burns. Fire officials say the battery seems to have been the culprit.

By February 16, 2012

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Friday Poll: Concur with Woz's Android comments?

Apple's co-founder recently praised Android features like GPS integration, battery life, and voice commands. Do you agree with the Woz? If so, what is Android's greatest advantage over the iPhone?

By January 20, 2012

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Report: South Korea man dies in cell phone blast

Victim had a phone with a melted battery in his shirt pocket.

By November 28, 2007