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Google and HP pull Chromebook 11 as chargers overheat

The HP Chromebook 11 has been pulled from shop shelves as Google and HP admit the charger can overheat.

By Nov. 14, 2013

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Apple: Early iPod Nanos can overheat; send in for free replacement

Company says battery issue with some first-generation iPod Nanos poses safety risk and that risk "increases as the battery ages." Apple urges owners of device to stop using it and to return it for a free replacement unit.

By Nov. 12, 2011

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Sony issues warning on Vaio battery glitch that could cause burns

The company believes the flaw exists in the nonremovable battery packs in the Vaio Fit 11A hybrid laptop-tablet, which launched in February.

By Apr. 11, 2014

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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 Jan. 10, 2014

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Bad Clippy: Microsoft game destroys world of XP

Comixology joins forces with Amazon, Google to open up sales for Glass, and Microsoft wants you to kiss Windows XP goodbye in the humorous “Escape from XP.”

By Apr. 11, 2014

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YouTube users protest Google+ requirement

Outrage builds over YouTube's new commenting system, the HP Chromebook 11 has a faulty charger, and MapQuest launches a new app.

By Nov. 14, 2013

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Sony PlayStation Vita overheats, tech watchdog investigates

The Sony PlayStation Vita has suffered problems with overheating while charging, prompting an investigation by Japanese authorities.

By Jul. 27, 2012

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Turn On, Tune In, Plug In: Electric Beetle Driven

The surroundings were familiar, but something else wasn't quite right.

By Nov. 17, 2013

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LG to launch flexible batteries -- is bend the new black?

The Korean company unveils three new types of smartphone batteries that are said to be able to bend, curve, come in various shapes, and even be tied in a knot.

By Oct. 8, 2013

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Best Buy recalls MacBook Pro replacement batteries due to 'burn hazards'

With reports of 13 battery fires and one injury, the big-box retailer is recalling around 5,100 replacement batteries for the Apple laptops.

By Jun. 19, 2013