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CRN tests tech on the road and at home

CRN tests tech on the road and at home

Dual-screen laptop. Meatless burgers. Power brick disruptors. And more.
Oct 30 2019, 11:52AM Photos
Apple sees 'strong demand' for replacement iPhone batteries

Apple sees 'strong demand' for replacement iPhone batteries

May offer rebates for consumers who paid full price for new batteries.
David Shepardson and Stephen Nellis Feb 7 2018, 7:29AM Hardware
Apple to replace faulty iPhone 5 batteries

Apple to replace faulty iPhone 5 batteries

Small percentage of phones affected, says Apple.
a Staff Writer Aug 27 2014, 12:54PM Mobility
Researchers look to rice to power smartphones

Researchers look to rice to power smartphones

Silica conversion could drive breakthrough.
Charis Palmer Jul 9 2013, 1:21PM Mobility
Surface Pro's 4-Hour battery life is a deal breaker

Surface Pro's 4-Hour battery life is a deal breaker

Microsoft's distribution strategy isn't the only thing holding back Surface Pro.
Steven Burke Jul 4 2013, 8:08AM Mobility
Local distributor takes on 'dodgy' retailers

Local distributor takes on 'dodgy' retailers

Uses channel to combat Chinese counterparts.
Allie Coyne Oct 24 2011, 1:25PM Hardware
Hitachi claim breakthrough will give ten years battery life

Hitachi claim breakthrough will give ten years battery life

Lithium-ion gets a new lease on life.
Iain Thomson Apr 7 2010, 2:09PM Hardware
Lenovo's ThinkPad batteries failing

Lenovo's ThinkPad batteries failing

Laptop giant forced to offer replacements for ailing batteries.
Phil Muncaster Aug 17 2009, 9:15AM Hardware
Apple tries gagging orders for exploding iPods

Apple tries gagging orders for exploding iPods

Threatens to sue child if she talked about problems.
Iain Thomson Aug 4 2009, 3:53PM Hardware
Toshiba touts new green technologies

Toshiba touts new green technologies

Toshiba has been showing off new technologies that it hopes will cut the environmental impact of computing.

Iain Thomson Jan 8 2009, 8:27AM Hardware
Sony recalls 100,000 notebook batteries

Sony recalls 100,000 notebook batteries

Several of the world's best-known notebook manufacturers have issued recall notices for 100,000 Sony-made batteries because of fears they might overheat.

Staff Writers Nov 1 2008, 10:36AM Hardware
Toshiba recalls 10,000 Sony batteries

Toshiba recalls 10,000 Sony batteries

Three firesĀ in 10 months enough for action.
Matt Chapman Jul 23 2007, 12:00PM Hardware
Toshiba says to expand recall of Sony batteries

Toshiba says to expand recall of Sony batteries

Toshiba said on Tuesday it now expects to recall 870,000 laptop personal computer batteries made by Sony, up from its previous estimate of 830,000.
Staff Writers Oct 25 2006, 3:18PM Hardware
Sony to lose US$560m on PS3 and burning batteries

Sony to lose US$560m on PS3 and burning batteries

'Dual shock' to cut Sony profits in half.
Simon Burns Oct 6 2006, 3:56PM Hardware
HP recalls 15,700 notebook computer batteries

HP recalls 15,700 notebook computer batteries

WASHINGTON - Hewlett-Packard is recalling about 15,700 HP and Compaq notebook computer batteries worldwide for a burn and fire hazard, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Thursday.
Staff Writers Apr 21 2006, 12:43PM Hardware
Sony targets grey imports

Sony targets grey imports

Sony has launched a public relations battle against the growing grey import market.
Tim Lohman Jan 30 2006, 4:08PM Hardware
Apple keeps mum on iPod battery offer

Apple keeps mum on iPod battery offer

No local announcement has yet been made on whether Australian iPod owners can apply for the compensation offered to US users who sued Apple, alleging iPod batteries didn't perform as advertised.
Fleur Doidge Jun 6 2005, 2:30PM News
Apple recalls notebook batteries

Apple recalls notebook batteries

Apple have issued a recall of batteries from its iBook G4 and PowerBook G4 notebook range due to a potential fire hazard.
Ron Osborn May 23 2005, 2:23PM Hardware
Apple recalls fire risk PowerBook batteries

Apple recalls fire risk PowerBook batteries

Apple has recalled 28,000 rechargeable batteries used in its 15in PowerBook G4 computer worldwide after fears arose that they might burst into flames.
Fleur Doidge Aug 20 2004, 12:00AM Hardware

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