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Asus Recalls Motherboards After Overheating Melts Some Units

Asus Recalls Motherboards After Overheating Melts Some Units

Computer component manufacturer Asus has recalled roughly 10,000 motherboards after some units overheated and melted. The flagship motherboard the company produced and sold before December 2021, the ROG Maximus Z690 Hero, might have been shipped with some capacitors improperly placed. If you use Asus components in your computer and purchased …

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Fitbit Recalls Over 1 Million Smartwatches Over Burn Hazard

Fitbit Recalls Over 1 Million Smartwatches Over Burn Hazard

Athletic tech enthusiasts love fitness trackers. They sit on your wrist and read your activity, telling you when you’re hitting your fitness goals and giving you new ways to organize your workouts. If you own a Fitbit tracker, however, it might be threatening your health more than it’s helping you …

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Ring Doorbells Recalled Over Fire Hazard

Ring Doorbells Recalled Over Fire Hazard

Personal home security company Ring has recalled some of their second-generation doorbells over fire hazards. The company confirmed on Tuesday that some of their doorbells had an error that could cause them to overheat and posed a fire risk. The Amazon-owned company sells doorbells that connect to the internet to …

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Recalls in History: Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recall

Recalls in History: Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Recall

In 2016, it was discovered that Samsung’s newest phablet, the Galaxy Note 7, had a defective battery. The battery wasn’t just underperforming: It was overheating and causing phones to light on fire or explode. This resulted in a sweeping recall of the handsets and was a huge blow to the …

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Apple Recalls Almost Half a Million MacBooks

Apple Recalls Almost Half a Million MacBooks

Apple has issued a recall of all MacBook Pro laptops that were manufactured between September 2015 and February 2017. Apple has decided to replace the battery in 432,000 laptops due to them overheating and causing burns, smoke inhalation, and damage to personal property. Once you determine if your laptop has …

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The 3 Most Controversial Video Game Recalls

The 3 Most Controversial Video Game Recalls

The content of video games has been debated since the 1980s. On September 1, 1994, the ESRB started rating video games based on certain factors. Below are 3 of the most controversial video game recalls, 2 of which involve mature content. The Silicon Knights game publisher was sued by Epic …

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