HP has now recalled over 120,000 batteries during the last 12 months, adding 54,000 to its recall list, citing concerns over the cells splitting, overheating, and fire.
on 05/25/2010 – Made popular on 05/25/2010
Samsung has recently come under fire for exploding batteries, swollen batteries, batteries burning people’s homes down… While many of those likely aren’t Samsung’s fault, (most of them can be traced back to aftermarket chargers and batteries) it looks bad to a potential consumer when your product explodes and destroys a house, regardless of who deserves the blame.
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I recently got my hands on an APC Smart-UPS 1000XL that the factory I work at was going to throw out. I previously have a Smart-UPS 1000 (which i acquired the same way), but with lower capacity batteries, that has served me fairly well for about three years.