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Apple recalls 1.8 million laptop batteries

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Power devices said to cause overheating risk; Apple sees 'no material impact' on finances; battery maker Sony says recent recalls will cost as much as $258 million.

Apple is recalling 1.8 million battery packs for its iBook and PowerBook notebook computers because of an overheating problem, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced Thursday.

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Heheh, I'm guessing not too much longer after this little debacle  :D

Cheers :D

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You wouldn't think so, but apparently Dell still plans on using Sony batteries, even after having to recall millions of products! I guess trying to find a new supplier is even harder than paying out for failed components.

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