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.
For the past few months now, occasionally in my very quiet room I'll hear a loud "pop" like the sound of someone popping some bubble wrap. I usually have no idea what to ascribe the sound to so I just have to continue with things as usual.