8/5/2006

Exploding Powerbooks!

Filed under: — By Aviran Mordo @ 10:12 pm

ver wondered just why Apple issued those Powerbook battery recalls? Giant explosions, as reader Kevin submitted, via his “sister’s friend:”

Just a warning to everyone: we woke up this morning at 6am because the apartment was filled with smoke and our laptop was on fire. It wasn’t plugged in, and it had been put to ’sleep’ over night. It’s only a year old, so the lesson is: DON’T LEAVE YOUR LAPTOP ON UNATTENDED!

Source: Wired

 

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