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Review: For a tune-up suite, System Mechanic is a good choice

At a Glance

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At a Glance

If your mind is set on buying a tune-up utility, System Mechanic is a solid buy.

Price when rated: $40 for one year covers all PCs in a household


  • Comprehensive in features and scanning
  • Fits beginner and more advanced users
  • One license for all household computers


  • Hogs RAM
  • License is good for only one year

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Damaged Lithium Ion battery explodes

Sep 17, 2014 12:00 AM

Japan's National Institute for Technology and Evaluation (NITE) tested a Lithium Ion battery about the size of one used in a cellphone. It was struck with a hammer then left on a work bench, unconnected from any apparatus. The result was explosive.


Damaged Lithium Ion battery explodes

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