So much so that HP has announced the recall of 50,000 lithium-ion laptop batteries that have the danger of catching on fire. HP also warned that the batteries could be a "burn hazard to customers". HP has also claimed that there have been eight reports of battery packs overheating, melting, or charring to date.
Affected laptops include the HP Probook 65x, HP x360 310 G2, HP ENVY m6, HP Pavilion x360, HP 11 notebook computers, and HP ZBook mobile workstations.
HP will provide consumers with a free battery replacement service by an authorized technician.
Stylish Kyrgios sets up Dimitrov semi-final in Brisbane
Kyle Edmund survives two three-set epic matches in order to reach the quarterfinals action at the 2018 Brisbane International . Dimitrov proceeded to leap over the net to check on Edmund , helping him get to his feet and hobble over to his chair.
FOLLOWING Christmas and new year, but before Valentine's Day, it's time for what is fast becoming another beloved annual tradition - HP recalling some overheating batteries. As for physical damage, there has been one incident of a user incurring first degree burns to the hand.
There, users will find a special HP Battery Validation Utility to download with the utility telling customers if their battery is affected.
Somehow, the world's largest laptop manufacturer can't seem to stay away from trouble and scandal though, issuing yet another voluntary recall of unsafe batteries just yesterday. Affected batteries were also sold as accessories during the period. You should not remove them on your own.
LG Electronics to showcase UHD beam projector at CES 2018
There's no mention about ThinQ AI or Google Assistant, but you do get a bunch of streaming apps built roght into the projector. What's more, the LG 4K UHD projector also supports HDR content (HDR 10) for an eye-popping cinematic experience in the home.
This mode will discharge the battery and prevent it from being recharged until the battery is replaced. If it is indeed so, then a BIOS update gets installed, and the laptop gets rebooted. We are taking immediate action to address this issue including a voluntary recall and replacement of the batteries. During the process, there will be an option provided where the user is asked to choose if they'd like to enable what the company is referring to as the "Battery Safety Mode".
In the meantime, HP recommends all users make sure their laptops have been switched in to "battery safe mode".
Amazon Alexa will soon let users control ovens and microwaves
The new feature, called Flash Briefing, is easily set up after downloading the Amazon Alexa app on an iOS or Android device. Specifically Alexa will gain dominion over microwave ovens along with conventional ovens.