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Panasonic tough tablet subject to 'battery recall' 
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Panasonic tough tablet subject to 'battery recall'

The battery pack supplied with some models of the Toughpad FZ-G1 may pose "a fire risk", according to the ACCC.
JB Hi-Fi recalls universal charger 
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JB Hi-Fi recalls universal charger

A defect in some of the chargers could potentially result in fire or serious injury, according to the recall notice.
Photos: inside the Note 7 testing labs 
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Photos: inside the Note 7 testing labs

See how extensive testing found that batteries were, according to Samsung, the cause of severe overheating of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones.
Samsung explains how batteries caused Note 7 overheating 
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Samsung explains how batteries caused Note 7 overheating

The smartphone manufacturer has announced the results of extensive testing into the cause of the problem, and new quality assurance measures.
Two recalls: be careful what you plug in 
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Two recalls: be careful what you plug in

A 'PowerCube' and a plug for a power adapter have been recalled over the last few weeks. Here's what to do if you have one.
Toshiba extends notebook battery recall 
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Toshiba extends notebook battery recall

The ACCC has issued an urgent warning to more Toshiba laptop users over fears batteries could overheat and catch on fire.
Samsung re-recalls Galaxy Note7 
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Samsung re-recalls Galaxy Note7

Things have gone from bad to worse for Samsung.
Samsung replacing Galaxy Note7 handsets following recall 
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Samsung replacing Galaxy Note7 handsets following recall

Galaxy Note7 replacements are arriving. Here's how to tell which handsets don't have the overheating flaw.
Samsung to recall Galaxy Note 7 after overheating reports 
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Samsung to recall Galaxy Note 7 after overheating reports

Samsung acknowledges the handset has a 'battery cell issue'.
HP batteries recalled 
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HP batteries recalled

Another batch of notebook batteries has been recalled due to potential overheating.
Surface Pro power cables recalled 
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Surface Pro power cables recalled

We reported a spate of safety recalls relating to tech products last winter, and while all seemed quiet since then we now have the first recall of 2016 and it involves one of the biggest names in the IT industry.
Defective PowerGuard tablet chargers recalled 
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Defective PowerGuard tablet chargers recalled

Certain PowerGuard tablet chargers have been recalled as they pose a safety hazard.
Power cables, power banks recalled due to fire risk 
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Power cables, power banks recalled due to fire risk

Two products that may be in or around your office are subject to safety recalls. A mains cable and a power bank have been recalled as they may present fire hazards.
iPad accessory case recalled over fire, shock fears 
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iPad accessory case recalled over fire, shock fears

An all-in-one iPad accessory kit has been recalled by the ACCC due to the possibility of electric shock and fire.
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