Notebook Battery Recall! But…

… the culprit manufacturing company is not Sony for the first time! Usually I won’t post such boring tech-news (Seriously, who cares about notebook batteries? And Gateway?!) , but such a rare event needs coverage. From Neowin.net:

Gateway Incorporated is recalling 14,000 batteries used in its notebook PCs after four customers reported that their computers had overheated. Sony fanboys will rejoice to know their company isn’t to blame, this time. The new recall affects battery cells made by Samsung Electronics Company Limited and assembled into battery packs by Simplo Technology Company Limited, of Taiwan, according to Gateway spokeswoman Lisa Emard. Gateway, the third-largest PC vendor in the U.S., expects both vendors to help cover the cost of the action.

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