Those power cords that connect to Compaq notebooks, mini notebook computers, and certain accessories can overheat and cause burns or property damage.
The Magnote on Kickstarter harnesses magnets and some clever design tweaks to make old-fashioned notepads feel new again.
Lenovo has issued an Australian product recall for a number of ThinkPad notebooks due to a problem with overheating batteries.
Leaked images posted by evleaks show what appears to be a Chrome OS-powered notebook featuring a back wrapped in textured faux black leather.
For Microsoft, the road to tablet riches may well be filled with devices that are small of screen and that don't include a touch cover keyboard.
Tuesday's "we still have a lot to cover" event should bring revamped iPads, new Mac computers, and a passel of new software unto the world.
DisplaySearch's second-quarter study shows that tablets, and particularly Apple's iPad, are filling demand for small, portable devices larger than a smartphone.
This year, both the size of smartphone screens -- and demand for them -- will continue to balloon. But at some point, they'll pop.
Apple sits up top of the global PC market, but No. 2 Lenovo is beginning to ship more tablets, says market researcher Canalys, which includes tablets in its calculations.
Lenovo's 11-inch ultraportables come with a choice of AMD or next-gen Atom processors.