Dude, your Dell’s on Fire! Dell Battery Recall Program

Dell has issued a recall for 4 million lithium batteries (made by Sony), because they have a tendency to burst into flame. The batteries were made by Sony. It’s the biggest recall in computer history. These models are affected:

* Latitude: D410, D500, D505, D510, D520, D600, D610, D620, D800, D810
* Inspiron: 500M, 510M, 600M, 700M, 710M, 6000, 6400, 8500, 8600, 9100, 9200, 9300, 9400, E1505, E1705
* Precision: M20, M60, M70, M90
* XPS: XPS, XPS Gen2, XPS M170, XPS M1710

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This makes me really appreciate the Keynamics Aviator laptop stand. It props up my Sony Vaio laptop (which gets really hot), and provides better air circulation, not to mention making it ergonomically friendly.