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Acer TimelineX 5830TG Hits a Sweet Spot in Price and Performance

At a Glance

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At a Glance

Angularly stylish, with battery life for miles, this laptop is also a good performer. The 5830TG gives you a lot of bang for your buck.


  • Good performer
  • Excellent battery life


  • Slightly narrrow viewing angle
  • Crowded software installation

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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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