HP recalls computer batteries due to fire and burn hazards
06 January, 2018, 02:00 | Author: Lydia Fleming
"We are taking immediate action to address this issue including a voluntary recall and replacement of the batteries".
HP has issued a battery recall notice for a number of its laptops and mobile workstations sold over the last two years due to concerns that the battery inside these machines could be unsafe and a fire hazard.
The firm says (via Digital Trends): "If the validation process identifies a battery as being eligible for replacement, the BIOS update should be applied, and the system should be rebooted".
Global PC and printer giant HP Inc has issued a worldwide voluntary recall of 50,000 Lithium-ion batteries sold as accessories or used as replacements through HP or an authorised HP service provider over the danger of fire and overheating.
These batteries were included with select units sold around the world between December 2015 and December 2017, according to the company.
Customers should go to www.HP.com/go/batteryprogram2018 to see if their battery is included in the recall.
Affected models include HP ProBook, HP ZBook, HP x360, HP Envy m6, HP Pavilion x360 laptops and more.
The recall affects about 50,000 machines sold in the USA, in addition to about 2,600 in Canada.
Consumers are encouraged to immediately stop using these batteries and to visit the Health Canada website to recall the HP batteries to determine if their product is covered and to order another free battery, if applicable.
Apart from Hwasong-12, North Korea also developed intercontinental ballistic missile Hwasong-14 and the Hwasong-15 a year ago . The missile was said to be a Hwasong-12 model with an estimated operational range of 3,700-6,000km.
Weighing 172 grams, the Nokia 6 (2018) has a metal body and it houses a 3000 mAh battery with the fast charging support. Coming to Nokia 6 (2018), it features the same 5.5-inch Full HD resolution display that we saw on Nokia 6 .
CBS News reported approximately 2,000 passengers were left waiting in customs lines at Miami International Airport. The outage is affecting other airports across the county, according to an official familiar with the situation.
It has closed more than 1,000 stores in the past few years, including Kmarts in Fayetteville and Goldsboro last year. The company says the exact number of employees affected is not available, but a majority of the jobs are part-time.
Turkey on Tuesday said it was concerned by reports of people dying and public buildings being damaged. He accused the United States, Israel and Saudi Arabia of meddling in the country's internal affairs.
Opposition parties have argued that parliament has not done enough, given the gravity of the court's findings. Zuma has denied wrongdoing over numerous corruption allegations that have swirled around his presidency.
She was a little smaller at 4 pounds, 10 ounces and 16 inches long and was delivered by caesarean section, KERO reported . One child was born in the late hours of December 31, 2017 and the other was born on January 1, 2018.
Sandwich chain Pret a Manger has announced that it is doubling the discount for customers who bring in reusable cups to 50p. It recommended that a 25p tax should be applied to single use cups to encourage consumers to use alternatives.
Heroes will be able to hop onto their mounts and start exploring the map, looting all sorts of gear to take on other players. "Designed from the ground-up to be played in teams , players must work together to survive in Paladins: Battlegrounds ".
The new order index of the non-manufacturing businesses stood at 52 in December, up 0.2 points from a month ago. The pickup in December's manufacturing PMI came on the back of strong demand both at home and overseas .
A rare Blue Moon lunar eclipse will happen this month
January ends with another supermoon that's also a blue moon - the term for the second full moon within a month. It will appear brighter and bigger than a usual full moon because it will be closer to the time of perigee.