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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


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 Aug. 14, 2013


iMac Overheating?

iMac Overheating?

By Jul. 2, 2002


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 Dec. 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 Mar. 23, 2012


Pogoplug Video recalled for overheating, catching on fire

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

By Jun. 17, 2011


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 Jul. 13, 2011


iPad reportedly overheating in the sun

Several iPad owners are reporting that their iPads have been overheating--and shutting down--after spending as little as ten minutes in the sun. How big an issue is this?

By Apr. 5, 2010


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 Sep. 29, 2010


Toshiba recalls 41,000 laptops for overheating

The Consumer Product Safety Commission says 129 cases of Toshiba Satellite laptops melting from overheating have been reported, but no major injuries.

By Sep. 2, 2010