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12/17/2013
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Google, HP Recall Faulty Chromebook 11 Charger

Nine instances of chargers overheating and melting have been reported.
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cityrain
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cityrain,
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12/23/2013 | 3:55:29 PM
Won a Chromebook!
Just arrived today, yippie!
Whoopty
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Whoopty,
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12/18/2013 | 8:44:21 AM
Re: Power
I'm always surprised more lawsuits don't come out of these overheating battery instances. You'd think someone would get hurt and get a lawyer gunning for punitive damages. 
samicksha
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samicksha,
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12/18/2013 | 7:39:29 AM
Re: Power
If i am not wrong, in January HP agreed to pay $425,000 in a civil penalty for not reporting the problems with its lithium-ion battery packs. I hope none of the other devices are affected by this recall.
PaulS681
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PaulS681,
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12/17/2013 | 8:15:21 PM
Power
Sounds like the Dell PS for laptops that had issues 5 or 6 years ago. I'm glad that Google and HP are ontop of this but where is the quality control? Ahhh  made in China... say no more.
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