Dell, Apple, and IBM laptops have been catching fire, creating new forms of airport entertainment and providing golden material for bloggers worldwide. Today, we move beyond the Flammable Three, thanks to Toshiba. The company is recalling 340,000 laptop batteries.
The batteries are manufactured by (you guessed it) Sony.
No incidents of Toshiba notebooks having that certain “laptops foster” quality about them have been reported yet. But the recall addresses the same recharging problems that caused the ruckus among owners of the proven incendiary brands.
Get a new replacement battery, free. Or prepare to toast your marshmallows, Toshiba style.
Toshiba Recalls Sony Laptop Batteries [Chicago Tribune]