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iPod nano first gen: Buy one get one free 5 years later

iPod nano first gen: Buy one get one free 5 years later

By 14 November 2011

Apple has announced a recall on its first-gen iPod nano, asking customers to send the product back to them in exchange for a replacement model. Five years after its initial launch, Apple iPod nanos sold between September 2005 and December 2006 are said... >>

Packard Bell recalls laptop batteries

Packard Bell recalls laptop batteries

By 9 December 2009

Packard Bell has issued a voluntary recall of some of its laptop batteries. The models affected are the MX36, MX37, MX51 and MX52 notebooks, and only units manufactured between July and December 2007. The problematic batteries "may experience internal... >>

Nokia issues charger recall

Nokia issues charger recall

By 9 November 2009

Nokia has issued a product recall for certain Nokia-branded chargers made by third-party manufacturer BYD, offering free replacements to consumers affected. The charger exchange program encompasses the AC-3E and AC-3U models, manufactured between June... >>

Sony recalls 69,000 Vaio AC adapters in the US

Sony recalls 69,000 Vaio AC adapters in the US

By 29 October 2009

Sony has issued a product safety recall for Sony VGP-AC19V17 AC adapters for certain Vaio desktops and docking stations. In conjunction with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, the voluntary recall concerns adapters supplied with the VGC-LT series... >>

NTT DoCoMo pulls BlackBerry Bold

NTT DoCoMo pulls BlackBerry Bold

By 27 February 2009

NTT DoCoMo, the Japanese mobile phone operator, has announced that it has stopped sales of RIM's BlackBerry Bold. The high-end mobile is getting pulled from the Japanese market over fears the device can overheat while the battery is being charged. DoCoMo... >>

T-Mobile pulls Nokia 5610 XpressMusic

T-Mobile pulls Nokia 5610 XpressMusic

By 10 November 2008

In the States, T-Mobile has stopped sales of the Nokia 5610 XpressMusic handset, recalling the entire nationwide inventory, as well as all sales and promotional material. The recall, confirmed by a T-Mobile spokesperson, is down to a fault with some models... >>

Sony recalls more laptop batteries

Sony recalls more laptop batteries

By 31 October 2008

Sony has found itself embroiled in yet another expensive battery recall programme. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission, in conjunction with Sony, HP, Toshiba and Dell, today announced a voluntary recall of around 100,000 laptop batteries. The lithium-ion... >>

Faulty Nvidia chips confirmed in HP desktops

Faulty Nvidia chips confirmed in HP desktops

By 14 October 2008

Nvidia's faulty GPUs have affected 38 different models in HP's Slimline PC range, PC Pro has discovered. "HP is aware that certain Nvidia chips used in the HP Pavilion Slimline Desktop PCs may experience issues", the company claims in a statement sent... >>

MacBooks Pros affected by faulty Nvidia chips

MacBooks Pros affected by faulty Nvidia chips

By 10 October 2008

As some users thought was the case - and despite Nvidia's protests to the contrary - it seems a number of Apple MacBook Pros do contain the chip-maker's faulty GeForce 8600M GT graphics processor. Apple has issued a statement, and provided recall and... >>

Sony recalls VAIO TZ-series notebooks

Sony recalls VAIO TZ-series notebooks

By 4 September 2008

In both Japan and the States, Sony has issued an official recall notice for its VAIO TZ-series ultra-portable notebooks that are in danger of overheating. With 73,000 models affected, the company says consumers should stop using recalled products immediately.... >>