"Dell Laptop Burned Down My House"

"Dell Laptop Burned Down My House"

On Monday morning I was heading to work like any other day.. little did I know that my home was being consumed by a raging fire. I arrived my desk to find that the phone was ringing – I needed to come home immediately was the message.

Help! Get Our Dell Back!

Help! Get Our Dell Back!

    Please tell me there’s a way to get our laptop back (and fixed) from Dell?

Sony Recalls Fujitsu, Gateway, Toshiba and Sony Laptop Batteries

Monday, Sony voluntarily recalled batteries for all the notebooks listed in the headline, due to risk of fire. If you own one of these laptops, check out this page to see if the recall affects you.

Replacement Apple Batteries Have Their Own Problems

The fun isn’t over for some Apple Powerbook G4 owners affected by the recent battery recall. Not only did some replacement batteries not power systems correctly, others don’t even fit flush with the laptops.

Heartwarming: Dell Re-Replaces Faulty 5150

Heartwarming: Dell Re-Replaces Faulty 5150

Sometimes, even though a product sucks, the producer sorta kinda maybe comes through to fix the problem. Not fix the product, mind you, but at least make amends with the buyer.

Insurers to Travelers: “Lost Laptop? Not Our Problem.”

If you’re flying out of Britain to the United States, you’ve got an 8 hour in-flight of dreary ennui ahead of you. Your laptops, your PDAs, your cellphones, your shiny PSP must all be left in check-in, to be flung about, searched and rooted through by an armada of anonymous baggage check monkeys.

2 Young Scalawags Charged in Veteran Data Theft

2 Young Scalawags Charged in Veteran Data Theft

Nineteen-year-old Jesus Alex Pineda 19, and Christian Brian Montano were charged Saturday in the left of a laptop containing 26.5 million veteran’s records.

Exploding Dell Meets Truck Full of Bullets

Exploding Dell Meets Truck Full of Bullets

A Dell Inspiron laptop. A stock 1966 Ford pick-up. Several boxes of ammunition. A sunny day on the shimmering shores of Lake Mead. A fireball erupting into the sky! A million bullets shredding through the air! A shrapnel storm of jagged metal shards and flaming tires!

Dell: Liar, Liar, Laptop on Fire.

Dell: Liar, Liar, Laptop on Fire.

Or ‘Look! There’s Lithium-Ion Leaking Into Your Lap!’

Dang MacBook’s So Hot, Could Fry An Egg

Dang MacBook’s So Hot, Could Fry An Egg

I love my MacBook Pro: it’s damned hot. And by ‘damned hot’, I mean that not only does it cause vacuous hipster chicks to spontaneously become impregnated when they see me walking by with it tucked under my arm, but I also mean that it’s fortunate that such divine conception happens, because after months of use, my loins look like someone fired a laser cannon at the crotch of a Ken doll.

Stolen VA Laptop Bought By ‘Some Guy’ From Back of Van

Stolen VA Laptop Bought By ‘Some Guy’ From Back of Van

Millions of beleaguered Vets can breathe a wheezy sigh of relief that the stolen laptop that housed their social security numbers has been recovered. But hey, exactly how was it recovered? And how come everyone’s just so gosh darn confident that the data wasn’t accessed?

Stolen Veteran Affairs Laptop Recovered

Stolen Veteran Affairs Laptop Recovered

After much hand and flag-wringing, a laptop containing millions of veteran’s personal data has been recovered. A preliminary analysis by police reveals that the sensitive information was not accessed during the theft.

Burn Dell Laptop Burn

Burn Dell Laptop Burn

This has been shooting around the net today but here’s a nice confluence between a Dell and the flames of Hell.

Crappiest Laptop Table in the World Hates Lefties

Crappiest Laptop Table in the World Hates Lefties

An anonymous tipster has some words of advice to Jason, the guy who trebucheted his laptop with a Freedom Laptop Table ii: hey, bend sinister! You’re using the thing backwards.

FOLLOWUP: The Broken Laptop I Sold On Ebay

FOLLOWUP: The Broken Laptop I Sold On Ebay

New developments in the ever-popular story of a guy who got revenge on an ebay seller who sold him a broken laptop by posting embarrassing photos found on the notebook once it arrived.

UPDATE: The Broken Laptop I Sold on Ebay

UPDATE: The Broken Laptop I Sold on Ebay

Amir Massoud Tofangsazan has gotten more popular than he could have ever dreamed, or wanted.

Morning Deals Round Up

• Take the time to get a free cup of over-roasted coffee at Starbucks today between 10AM and Noon. Find the astringency you’ve been missing!

HOWNOTTO: Buy a Laptop

A HOWTO on laptop buying should be followed up by a HOWNOTTO. Patricia McGehee bought a “high gaming” laptop for $2000 from the “Uniwill Corporation.” She wants to play chess games and found the computer powers down after a CD is inserted.