HP’s exploding batteries are back, new recall for notebooks

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Just when you thought you were safe from exploding batteries, the fire-blasting wonders have risen back to the surface. Yup, the recalls are back and it’s starting with HP batteries catching on fire. Again. Not good. The recalls didn’t exactly end, per se. HP has been pretty proactive with its recall process, calling in any batteries that it suspects might be dangerous. What makes today’s new a little more disconcerting, however, is that the list of recalled batteries continues to grow by the day.

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Tougher regulations in the pipeline for airborne battery-powered devices

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Travel laws for those with a laptop, smartphone or battery powered mobile device are once again about to get stickier, even shipments of said devices may get more expensive due to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s proposal regarding the transportation of small, battery powered devices by air.

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REVIEW – Technocel PowerPak Universal Portable Battery and Home Charger

REVIEW - Technocel PowerPak Portable Battery and Home Charger

Over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house we go. It’s that time of year when you may be taking a trip over to granny’s house for a holiday dinner, so that means that you’ll be packing up much of your gadget gear in preparation for this trip. If you’re rocking any kind […]

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Mophie Juice Pack Air for iPhone 3G Goes Red

Back in October, we hosted a contest where you could win a Mophie Juice Pack Air for the Apple iPhone. This handy protective case for everyone’s favorite touchscreen smartphone also gave you a significant battery boost on the go. Well, Mophie’s got an update in time for the holidays. At the time of the contest, […]

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Charge Your iPhone Direct from Laptop Battery

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Not satisfied with the current selection of backup battery products for your iPhone, BlackBerry, or any number of other USB devices? What if you could literally tap into the power of a notebook or netbook battery? That’s what this hacker aimed to achieve. Yes, you could have your netbook turned on and your device attached […]

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