Apple MacBook Battery Goes Up in Flames

It's still unclear how this MacBook caught fire, but Matty from Australia claims that his MacBook's battery started "hissing like a steam valve" just seconds before bursting into flames. The MacBook was charging overnight while in sleep mode before it started smoking and as you can tell from the pics, it's the… » 3/12/07 10:04am 3/12/07 10:04am

Toshiba and Fujitsu May Rip Sony a New One Over Burning Batteries

Sony gets into even deeper shit with its exploding and burning laptop batteries, and a recall of over a 7.5 million batteries and costs of up to $257 million may be just the beginning for the Japanese company. Now Toshiba and Fujitsu are thinking about asking for even more compensation for their trouble, maybe asking… » 10/16/06 9:26am 10/16/06 9:26am