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Apple recalls 'overheating' older European power adapter

An adapter sold with older models of the iPhone could overheat, says Apple, so you can swap it for a redesigned version.

By June 13, 2014


Tesla hands out new chargers in response to overheating

The electric car maker says it fixed an issue that reportedly caused wall chargers to smoke and burn with a software upgrade, but just as a precaution, it's also sending out updated chargers.

By January 10, 2014


Xbox One knows when it's overheating, adjusts accordingly

The latest Xbox console will be aware of its temperature and will cycle down its power usage to cool itself off when needed.

By August 14, 2013


How do I keep my iPhone from overheating on a long road trip?

CNET reader Meghan asks Sharon for her advice on keeping her iPhone cool during a long road trip to Comic-Con. Here's what she suggests.

By December 31, 2012


New iPad overheating a non-issue, CNET tests confirm

Exhaustive tests conducted by our US sister site confirm that the new iPad overheating fears are not a big deal.

By March 23, 2012


Managing overheating external hard drives in OS X

External hard drives can sometimes continually spin and become exceptionally hot. Here are some ways to manage this to help prolong the life of your drive.

By July 13, 2011


Pogoplug Video recalled for overheating, catching on fire

If you own Cloud Engines' Pogoplug Video, please pay attention to this product recall.

By June 17, 2011


PS3s overheating and shutting down while playing LA Noire

PlayStation 3 consoles are overheating and shutting down while playing Rockstar's new LA Noire game, in an issue the developer initially blamed on Sony's own firmware update.

By May 19, 2011


Overheating, radiation troubles mount at Japan reactors

Fires, explosions, and venting gas is making it hard to keep the Fukushima Daiichi reactors' nuclear fuel cool, and many workers have been evacuated.

By March 16, 2011


StarCraft 2 causing system overheating?

This phenomenon is the nature of anything that demands processing power, but with StarCraft a couple of people have reported the game causing their hardware to overheat and fail.

By September 29, 2010