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​Warning over faulty USB chargers after woman electrocuted

Consumers are being warned to stop using non-approved USB chargers after a faulty device was implicated in the death of an Australian woman.

By June 26, 2014

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Apple offers to replace faulty iPhone 5 on-off buttons for free

The company launches a rare replacement program, for older iPhones on the fritz.

By April 25, 2014

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Researchers 'edit' faulty DNA to cure genetic disease in mice

A team of MIT researchers has successfully cured a rare genetic liver disease in mice by "editing" the DNA to correct the mutated gene.

By April 22, 2014

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In LA, faulty GPS trackers let criminals roam undetected

GPS trackers have become a cost-effective means of keeping tabs on criminals. But in LA county, a probation department report says one in four GPS devices used to track criminals on probation malfunctioned.

By December 28, 2013

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Faulty PS4 consoles spark new Amazon exchange process

Hundreds of new PS4 owners discover their consoles broken straight out of the box. Amazon responds with a special replacement deal, according to customers.

By November 18, 2013

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Lawsuit over faulty iPhone 4 power button gets tossed

A lawsuit over the longevity of the sleep/wake switch on the iPhone 4 and 4S has been dismissed by a California judge.

By August 29, 2013

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How to install OS X on a new or faulty HD without Internet recovery

Corrupt and new disks might not have a working Recovery partition, but there are still ways to access one and reinstall OS X, if needed.

By July 18, 2013

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Sitcom 'Selfie' pokes fun at our social-media addictions

Commentary: When a TV sitcom points out the downfalls of overtweeting, dwindling attention spans and the habit of talking in hashtags, should we laugh or learn from it?

By October 2, 2014

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Don't panic: Those iPhone 6 carrier trade-in deals are still available

iPhone fans, you can still take advantage of carriers' hot deals, but see the new devices in person to ensure you're getting the right one, says CNET's Marguerite Reardon in this edition of Ask Maggie.

By September 20, 2014

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Xbox One too noisy? Microsoft will replace it

A Microsoft forum is overrun with complaints of loud Xbox One consoles. Now, the company says it will replace offending units.

By September 10, 2014