Apple recalls 1.8 million batteries
, due to risk of overheating and causing burns.
The cells in the lithium-ion batteries in the iBook G4 and PowerBook G4 computers - the only two models affected by the recall - were produced by Sony.
Again, by Sony, first the Dell batteries now Apple. I guess Sony just doesn't know how to make batteries.
But Wait, before anyone gets uppity about whether or not their laptop is going to burst into flames and take out a few city blocks, here is some excerpts from a Yahoo Tech expert on these battery issues.
Specifically he is talking about the Dell recall, but it just as well applies to any battery recall.
Here are what I think is the key parts:
People seem to think they're sitting on a time bomb, and they want it off their desk immediately.( Collapse )
Well I'm here to tell you one thing: Relax.
Seriously. Calm down.