Friday, August 25, 2006

Battery Exchange Program iBook G4 and PowerBook G4

Apple has determined that certain lithium-ion batteries containing cells manufactured by Sony Corporation of Japan pose a safety risk that may result in overheating under rare circumstances.

The affected batteries were sold worldwide from October 2003 through August 2006 for use with the following notebook computers: 12-inch iBook G4, 12-inch PowerBook G4 and 15-inch PowerBook G4.

more here

my thanks to GIZMODO
and Google News
after I hears it on BBC World News on my TV
Apple recall on laptop batteries

BBC News, UK - 12 hours ago
... Dell. Apple spokesman Steve Dowling said that Sony, as the manufacturer of the recalled battery packs, "is responsible". While Apple ...
Apple recall on laptop batteries BBC News
Apple recalls 1m laptop batteriesBBC News

Thank you all for helping alleviate my fears and putting my mind at rest


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