Recalls

Dairy might have snuck into Soylent 1.8 powder, prompting recall

Soylent, the meal replacement drink/powder that frees people from the pesky task of eating so they can "use less, do more," has recalled its Soylent 1.8 powder over the potential presence of dairy. So

Samsung asks carriers and retailers to halt sales of the Note 7

It seemed unlikely we would make it through the end of the day without some more big news out of Samsung . And now, just after the close of business hours here on the East Coast, we’ve got somethin

Samsung says half of recalled Note 7s in the US have been exchanged – mostly for new Note 7s

In case you were wondering when you'll stop receiving those "please turn off your Samsung Galaxy Note 7" warnings before takeoff, well, we're halfway there. Samsung announced today that "about half" o

Remember hoverboards? Half a million are being recalled as fire hazards

Hoverboards! The must-have trash gadget of the holidays, now gathering dust in a million closets and garages nationwide, is being recalled in even larger numbers than before due to "a risk of the prod

Tesla Model X owners finding car doors won’t shut, windows won’t close

Earlier this month, Tesla Motors recalled 2,700 Model X cars to fix a third-row seat latch that could allow the seat to fold forward during a collision. But owners of the $138,000 sport utility vehicl

Shopping Companion Slice Now Leverages Email Inbox Data To Alert You To Product Recalls

A few months after raising <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/08/23/slice-the-shopping-companion-powered-by-email-inbox-data-raises-23m-from-rakuten-others/">its $23 million Series B</a>, mobil

Nokia recalls several mobile phone chargers over shock hazard

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/nokiacharger.jpg" />Nokia has recalled several mobile phone chargers, manufactured by third-parties for the company, because of the chanc

Bad batteries: Apple forced to recall 1st gen iPod nano in South Korea

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/nanobattery.jpg" />Looks like the South Korean government has forced Apple to recall the first generation iPod nano over concerns that th

Is Acer's 11.6-inch netbook being recalled? [UPDATE]

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/Acer_Aspire_One_AO571h_Sapphire_Blue.jpg" alt="acer" />Although Acer officially announced its 11.6-inch netbook, the Aspire One A0751h, on Mo

HP recalls notebook batteries from 2007-2008

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/flames.jpg" />Uh oh! The hottest computer trend in recent memory, the "overheating and exploding battery," has found a new victim: HP. A

Safety Commission recalls 35,000 Sony batteries

Just a heads up that there are a handful of potentially dangerous laptop batteries floating around out there. These ones are made by Sony but are found in certain models of HP, Toshiba, and Dell noteb

Sony recalls TZ-series laptops due to fire hazard

Bad news out of Sony today, as the company has issued a recall of many of its TZ-series notebook computers (see the full release here). “Irregularly positioned wires near the computer’s hinge

Toshiba Portable DVD Player AC Adapters Recalled

Toshiba has recalled about 142,000 AC adapters sold with its SD-P1600 portable DVD player due to a potential defect wherein the adapter causes the DVD player to overheat, resulting in a burn hazard. T

Disaster On the Homefront: Macbook Pro Battery Explosion

So sitting in the offices today at Next New Networks, we were alerted to a tragedy of epic proportion. As he was charging his battery earlier company founder and creative director, Fred Seibert experi

Sony Apologizes for Battery Disaster

I wonder why news always seems to come in droves from a particular source. Sony apologized today for inconveniences caused by its massive battery recall. Yutaka Nakagawa of Sony stated about the recal

Segway Glitch Causes Recalls

Segway has announced that it is recalling about 23,500 of its Personal Transporters due to a software glitch that has caused injuries. The software related error causes the wheels to start spinning in