Will Notebook Battery Pack Recalls Breed New Battery Technology? - Apple Recall

 
 
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Apple on Aug. 24 joined Dell in recalling battery packs. It pledged to replace 1.8 million Sony cell battery packs, similar to whats shown here, made for its PowerBook G4 and iBook G4 portable PCs, citing a risk of overheating.

Photo: Apple

 

Despite the fact that more than 7.5 million notebook battery packs containing Sony-made lithium-ion cells have been recalled, lithium-ion technology is expected to stick around for notebooks, experts say. Still, there are a few alternatives.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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