Car manufacturers have successfully recalled 99.9% of the more than 3 million vehicles affected by deadly Takata airbags which are subject to a compulsory recall.
Certain Belkin portable wireless chargers with model numbers WIZ003auBK-APL & WIZ003auWH-APL have been recalled.
Over 65,000 vehicles with deadly Takata airbags still remain on Australian roads with just four weeks until the compulsory recall deadline.
Western Digital has recalled the power supply provided with certain My Passport Wireless Pro and SSD Hard Drive models.
Cisco has announced that several of its WiFi devices are so "broken" that the company's remedy is "replace on failure".
Apple has recalled up to one million 15-inch MacBook Pros sold between 2015 and 2017 due to the risk of defective batteries overheating and causing fires.
Epson Australia has recalled a wide range of its video projectors due to the possibility that they may fall from their mountings.
Large multinational technology vendor Lenovo has issued a global recall for the 5th generation Lenovo Carbon X1 notebook.
The ACCC is finally moving to investigate the Takata killer airbag scandal which has resulted in the largest vehicle recall in history.
If I have an accident in my car, which I now know has the recalled dodgy airbags, I could be killed by flying shrapnel, but it turns out the recall sees car makers re-installing still faulty airbags!
The reasons behind the highly publicised recall of the Samsung Galaxy Note7 will be revealed at a live teleconference at noon (EDST), Monday 23 January.
Along with Samsung Galaxy Note7 phones being banned on flights in the US and internationally, so too are they banned in Australia, with Samsung manning phone swap service points at major Australian airports.
COMMENT While the recall of the Note7 has been variously estimated by third parties as costing Samsung up to US$17 billion, another aspect of the discontinuation is a loss of future sales revenue and profit.
Doing its bit to ensure all Note7 devices in Australia are recalled, Samsung Electronics Australia is extending its recall to all Note7 devices.
A recall is a recall, a fire is a fire – why do so many people not understand that?
A "replacement" Samsung Galaxy Note7 caught fire on a Southwest Airlines plane in the US on 5 October. iTWire reported that here.
The Samsung Galaxy Note7 exploding battery issue has cost the South Korean tech giant big time. However, after a false start, and rigorous compliance testing by Samsung and all manner of global authorities, it is returning to sale.
A brand new update from Samsung Electronics Australia has just arrived in my inbox concerning replacement Note7 devices – here’s what you need to know.
COMMENT Samsung has issued a recall for the Galaxy Note7 – some 2.5 million units (over 50,000 in Australia) have been shipped and that is not to mention the unknown quality in transit for later release in other markets.
It’s official – the Samsung Galaxy Note7 has now been recalled in the US by its Consumer Product Safety Commission, with Canada and Mexico following suit.
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