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Garmin nuvi battery recall over potential fire risk

Garmin nuvi battery recall over potential fire risk

Bad news for Garmin today, with the announcement that the PND company is recalling around 1.25m nuvi GPS systems over concerns that third-party batteries may overheat and, potentially, cause fires.  Owners of Garmin nuvi 200W, 250W, 260W, 7xx and 7xxT (where xx is a two-digit number) PNDs should check out the company's special site, punch in the serial number and see if they're affected; if so, the unit will have to be sent back (at no cost, naturally) for battery replacement.

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Targus Universal Wall Power Adapters Recalled Due to Reports of Burned Consumers

Targus Universal Wall Power Adapters Recalled Due to Reports of Burned Consumers

It's never good for a company to have to recall their product. Furthermore, it's down-right awful when they have to recall their products because they're hurting people, but that's exactly what's happening to Targus right now. Unfortunately for the company that manufactures the Universal Wall Power Adapter for laptops, it has had to make a major recall after reports started coming in of over-heating connector tips.

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