Garmin Recalling 1.25 Million Fire-Prone Personal Navigation Units

Garmin today announced that they're recalling five Nuvi models—the 200W, 250W, 260W, 7xx and 7xxT (where xx is a two-digit number)—totaling 1.25 million units in all. 796,000 of those were sold in the united states. The culprit, according to today's press release, were batteries manufactured by a third-party that are… »8/25/10 2:59pm8/25/10 2:59pm

Sony Switching Battery Life Scoring Method, No Longer Advertising Wildly Misleading Numbers

Sick and tired of never getting even close to the 10 to 12 hours of battery life advertised by PC companies on your laptop? Sony hears you, and is taking pains to improve at least one thing about their power packs. No, not the overheating factor »9/08/08 11:30pm9/08/08 11:30pm, though they say they've got that somewhat under control now, honest!…