6,000 Panasonic Laptops Recalled

Out of concern that the batteries might combust, Panasonic announced a recall of Japanese models of CF-W4G Let’s Note W4 laptop sold between April and May 2005.

According to Gizmodo, they “will only malfunction if you smash it on a table…and…a spring in the battery latch [punctures] the battery.”

What a concept, recall the batteries before they explode in users hands.