Four additional computer companies have announced battery recall programs for certain models of notebook computers. The four companies are Lenovo (Formerly IBM), Fujitsu, Gateway and Sony. Owners of computers from these companies should visit their customer support sites to determine if their computer is affected by these recalls.
Toshiba said it would replace about 340,000 laptop computer batteries made by Sony worldwide, the latest in a string of Sony battery woes. The batteries, used in Dynabook and Dynabook Satellite laptops manufactured between March and May this year, could fail on the road because of problems with storing and transmitting power Toshiba battery exchange […]
Apple is recalling certain Mac notebook computer system batteries due to a possible safety risk that may result in overheating. The affected batteries were sold worldwide from October 2003 through August 2006 for use with the following notebook computers: 12-inch iBook G4, 12-inch PowerBook G4 and 15-inch PowerBook G4. This battery exchange is a free […]
Dell has identified a potential safety issue with some batteries in Dell notebooks and has issued a voluntary recall. Dell will replace impacted batteries at no charge. Details may be found here: http://www.dellbatteryprogram.com). If you need assistance determining if your laptop is affected, contact the Technology Services Help Desk at 828-2227.