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VR helps us remember

Researchers at the University of Maryland have found that people remember information better if it is presented in VR vs. on a two-dimensional personal computer. This means VR education could be an im

New Tesla voluntary recall applies to 11,000 Model X vehicles

Tesla is taking a "proactive measure" out of an "abundance of caution," the company says, in handling an issue with a cable used in the adjusting of second-row seating in a small percent of Model X ve

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 refurbished batteries get recalled due to overheating concerns

This is probably the last bit of news Samsung wanted to pop up in headlines in the weeks leading up to the Note 8 launch. Though, to be fair, this latest battery recall isn’t on Samsung. The US Cons

HP recalls an additional 101,000 batteries over fire concerns

Back in June, HP recalled 41,000 batteries in the US over concerns surrounding overheating, fire and burn hazards. This week, the company’s tacked a pretty massive number onto that tally, adding 101

The CPSC officially recalls all Note 7 devices, citing 23 new reports since first recall

When we detailed the brief ascent and prolonged decline of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 saga the other day, we noted that there were still some loose ends to tie up. One of the bigger threads was the US

Nearly four weeks in, about 60 percent of Galaxy Note 7 units have been exchanged in the US and Korea

One would have been hard-pressed to dream up a worse beginning to the month for Samsung . As Apple was readying its next big iPhone reveal, the company was scrambling to do damage control for a phone

Official CPSC recall goes out for Galaxy Note 7 — replacements will be available September 21

The flaming train wreck that is the Galaxy Note 7 recall finally has its official stamp of approval from the Consumer Product Safety Commission, and there's now a hard date for when you can swap your

Galaxy Note 7 recall gets government treatment as the CPSC piles on

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has finally weighed in on the Galaxy Note 7 debacle, issuing its own statement urging users not just to be careful, as the FAA did, but to "power them down and s

FAA warns not to check your Galaxy Note 7 or fly with it on

An exploding phone is by no means a good thing, but if it has to explode, it's hard to think of a worse place for it to do so than on a plane. Well, not that hard, but it's definitely a bad one. In wa

Samsung spills the details of its Note 7 exchange program in US

If you've got a Galaxy Note 7, you've probably already heard about the recall. But the specifics differ for each region, and Samsung just now released the details for what your options are here in the

Tesla’s weird week

It’s been a weird few days for Tesla . In a span of just 72 hours, the Model S was accused of having major suspension issues, the NHTSA supposedly got involved, Tesla explained there is noth

Tesla recalls 2,700 Model X vehicles over potentially dangerous seat flaw

Tesla is voluntarily recalling 2,700 of its Model X vehicles over a flaw in the third-row seat that may be dangerous in an accident. In the meantime, the company has advised owners via email that they

Apple Recalls Some MacBook USB-C Cables Because Of Intermittent Charging Flaw

Apple is recalling certain MacBook USB-C charge cables because of a design flaw. The new USB-C port was only introduced by Apple to its MacBook line last year. Affected cables were sold worldwide.

Apple Recalls Two-Prong Plugs Over “Very Rare” Shock Risk

A rare Apple product recall -- the company has announced a voluntary recall of AC wall plug adapters made for certain regions because of what it says is a "very rare" risk of the two-prong adapters br

Fitbit Force Recall Affects Around 1M Units In The U.S And 28K In Canada, Per CPSC

Fitbit issued a voluntary recall of its Fitbit Force after discovering that prolonged use could lead to skin irritation likely due to allergy to some of the materials used in its construction, but now

Fitbit Issues Voluntary Recall For Fitbit Force Due To Skin Irritation, New Version Coming “Soon”

Fitness tracking company Fitbit has just issued a recall (and stopped sales) of their popular product the Fitbit Force, a wrist-borne activity tracker that follows their Fitbit Flex but adds a display

The First Of the GarbageTablets (TM) Get Recalled: Staples Pulls Viewsonic GTablets

The first of the OEM garbagetablets(TM) are being recalled. Staples is pulling the Viewsonic gTablet for manufacturing defects and is “flexing” the laptop display to make it seem like the

PSA: Toshiba Recalls 41,000 Laptops For Overheating

Bad news if you own a Toshiba Satellite T130 notebook. It’s got a flaw. In fact, the CPSC (Consumer Protection Safety Comission) just issued a recall for about 41,000 notebook computers, siting

Belkin recalls surge protectors over fire concerns

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/product_code_2.png">Oh noes! I have like five or six of these recalled surge protectors around my house. Plus I sold countless numbers of

Belkin issues a voluntary recall of some TuneBase models

Quick note: If you purchased a Belkin TuneBase iPod dock after April 1, 2009, click here to see if your model has a thing for starting fires. You probably don’t want that feature.
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