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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


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


Laptops on fire!

Demonstration video of a laptop battery explosion.

By November 13, 2006


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


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


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


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


Moto 360 specs versus LG G Watch R, Samsung Gear S

The first-round smartwatch faces off against two other wearables that also launched this week.

By September 5, 2014


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