Thursday, August 24th, 2006 at 3:29pm

Apple Recalls 1.8 Million Laptop Batteries

Posted by Jordan Erickson

It looks like Apple is in the same seat as Dell now regarding Sony laptop battery usage in their laptops – they are recalling 1.1 million laptop batteries (compared to Dell’s 4 million) from the iBook G4 and Powerbook G4 lines, sold between October 2003 and August 2006. This is due to the Sony branded laptop batteries overheating and in 9 cases reported to Apple, minor burns of the skin due to the overheating. Youch!

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/5283424.stm

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