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News Sony issues Vaio recall

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by CardJoe, 5 Sep 2008.

  1. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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  2. Hugo

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    Sony says: you can't call it a recall, 'cause it's not. It's a "voluntary inspection programme".
     
  3. Tyrmot

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    wow, Vaio customers really got burned on that purchase :p
     
  4. BlackMage23

    BlackMage23 RPG Loving Freak

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    Whenever I hear about a laptop recall, I always hear Sony's name.
    I don't think I want to go near one of those.
     
  5. mrb_no1

    mrb_no1 Pie Eater

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    pah, you dont read this site enough, i'm sure i've seen apple feature in recalls several times, exploding batterizzzzz and the like.

    peace
     
  6. steveo_mcg

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    Yup apple had some similar pyrotastic incidents relatively recently although I'm sure they were running Sony batteries.
     
  7. devdevil85

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    like mrb_no1 said, you don't read this site enough. Last year, my mom's HP had a battery recall, so Sony/Apple's not alone.
     
  8. Hugo

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    Those recalls were due to problems with batteries supplied by Sony, IIRC...
     
  9. OleJ

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    My moms Dell had a battery recall a few years back as well... It happens to all of them every once in a while.
     
  10. johnnyboy700

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    There was a fire a few years ago at the Jordanhill Campus of Strathclyde Uni where one building was burnt to the ground and it was suspected that the fire started in a locker where one student had left his Dell laptop. It was at the time where Dell (and a few other manufacturers) were having problems with their batteries severely overheating, I even recall seeing a You Tube clip of a Dell laptop catching fire during a Japanese conference - pretty spectacular.
     
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  12. frontline

    frontline Punish Your Machine

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    I've used a TZ21/WNB laptop for over a year with no problems, including numerous instances of falling asleep whilst watching DVD's on it in bed and waking up in the early hours to find that it is still playing...
     
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    Not at all, atleast the company have the decency to recall them when finding a problem, they should have found it in the design stages of the laptop, but still, freatfull that they are doing somthing about it at their own expence. :read:
     
  14. MgM*

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    Its such a pitty, a company that makes a descent game console can't produce a reputable and reasonably priced laptop....i think its a sign.
     
  15. docodine

    docodine killed a guy once

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    I don't see any connection.
     
  16. Nature

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    I'm pretty sure he was making a pun :D
     
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