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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 2:59pm 8/25/10 2:59pm

Dell Issues BIOS Update to Keep Nvidia GeForce Cards From Frying

Even after Nvidia downplayed their original report that GeForce 8400-8700 cards were failing in large numbers due to overheating, Dell has issued a BIOS update for all of its machines running the affected GPUs anyway. The update tweaks the fan settings to "regulate temperature fluctuations" to keep the… » 7/28/08 1:29pm 7/28/08 1:29pm

T-Mobile Sending Out HTC Wing Replacement Batteries

T-Mobile is replacing all HTC Wing batteries, swapping the default Dynapack battery for a newer Celxpert one. The note attached to the replacement says, "T-Mobile and HTC are providing a replacement for the T-Mobile Wing battery made by Dynapack at not charge to you due to rare occurrences of the battery overheating."… » 4/04/08 7:30pm 4/04/08 7:30pm