Posts Tagged ‘ notebook ’

Apple vs War on Terror #2: Mac Laptops May be Banned from Use Planes

Aug 28th, 2006 | By | Category: General

Apple’s notebook computers could be banned from use on planes because of the potential for their batteries to overheat, which can lead to laptops that catch on fire or explode.Quantas Airlines is considering banning the use of Mac laptops in flight. ‚ÄúWe have put limitations on Dell computers and at this stage we are awaiting […]

Flaming Laptops Lead to Apple Battery Recall

Aug 25th, 2006 | By | Category: General, Podcasting Hardware

Apple is recalling over a million laptop batteries because of risk of overheating, explosions and fire. Recent Mac laptops have had problems with overheating and there have been reports of Mac laptops exploding into flames.The affected batteries were sold worldwide from October 2003 through August 2006 for use with 12-inch iBook G4, 12-inch PowerBook G4 […]