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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.

Published in Automotive
Monday, 18 January 2021 10:09

Belkin wireless charger recalled

Certain Belkin portable wireless chargers with model numbers WIZ003auBK-APL & WIZ003auWH-APL have been recalled.

Published in Mobility

Over 65,000 vehicles with deadly Takata airbags still remain on Australian roads with just four weeks until the compulsory recall deadline.

Published in Automotive
Tuesday, 12 May 2020 15:41

WD recalls power supply

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".

Published in Wi-Fi

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.

Published in Hardware
Tuesday, 23 April 2019 14:14

Epson projectors recalled

Epson Australia has recalled a wide range of its video projectors due to the possibility that they may fall from their mountings.

Published in Home Tech

Large multinational technology vendor Lenovo has issued a global recall for the 5th generation Lenovo Carbon X1 notebook.

Published in Hardware

The ACCC is finally moving to investigate the Takata killer airbag scandal which has resulted in the largest vehicle recall in history.

Published in Home Tech

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!

Published in Home Tech
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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.

Published in Mobility

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.

Published in Mobility

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.

Published in Listed Tech

Doing its bit to ensure all Note7 devices in Australia are recalled, Samsung Electronics Australia is extending its recall to all Note7 devices.

Published in Mobility
Wednesday, 12 October 2016 07:53

Galaxy Note7 still very much in use

A recall is a recall, a fire is a fire – why do so many people not understand that?

Published in Mobility

A "replacement" Samsung Galaxy Note7 caught fire on a Southwest Airlines plane in the US on 5 October. iTWire reported that here.

Published in Mobility
Thursday, 06 October 2016 12:43

Samsung Galaxy Note7 back on sale

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.

Published in Mobility

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.

Published in Mobility
Saturday, 17 September 2016 12:59

Samsung 'please explains' – Note7 FAQ

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.

Published in Mobility

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.

Published in Mobility
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