Barney's Blog

Blog archive

HP Laptops Too Hot to Handle

Last year HP had to recall 70,000 laptops due to overheating and possible fires (that's gotta hurt!). Now the company is recalling another 54,000 batteries for the exact same reason.

The recall affects Compaq and HP Pavilion (hey, I've got one of those!) machines. The machines were made between August 2007 and May 2008. If you have one of the puppies, a free new battery could be on its way.

Posted by Doug Barney on May 28, 2010 at 11:53 AM


Featured

  • Mixed-Reality Platform Microsoft Mesh Unveiled at Ignite

    The Ignite virtual conference put much of the spotlight on Microsoft Mesh, a new Azure-based platform for building "cross-platform mixed reality apps."

  • The 2021 Microsoft Product Roadmap

    From Windows 10X to the next generation of Microsoft's application server products, here are the product milestones coming down the pipeline in 2021.

  • 2021 Microsoft Conference Calendar: For Partners, IT Pros and Developers

    Here's your guide to all the IT training sessions, partner meet-ups and annual Microsoft conferences you won't want to miss.

  • Azure Active Directory B2C Service Goes Up to 'Four Nines'

    Microsoft recently announced an upcoming increase in the Azure Active Directory B2C service-level agreement (SLA).