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HP Battery Recall: Prevent Fire or Injury

HP has expanded a recall of batteries that may pose a fire or injury hazard.

GM's Latest Electric Car, the EN-V, Can Drive Itself

General Motors' EN-V (electric networked vehicle) has a battery that can be charged using ordinary outlets and a maximum speed of more than 24 miles per hour.


Solar Charger Swaps Power Bills for Sunshine

Chinavasion releases a solar-powered charger that will power virtually any electronic device.


Four Tips for Making Your Camera's Batteries Last

Here's how to get more power and value out of your camera batteries.


On Your Side: A Promised Software Disc Fails to Arrive

A consumer's request gets lost in the shuffle. Plus: PowerDVD confusion, and a battery recall.

Sanyo Opens Green Electric Bicycle Rental Facility

Sanyo's Eneloop bicycles are available for hire and are recharged by solar panels on the roof of the Tokyo parking structure


iPad Buyer be Aware: $99 Replacement if Battery Dies

It may take a few years before the iPad battery begins to decline; does that mean several models will be available at once?


iPad Swapped if its Battery Fails, Apple Says

Apple will exchange iPads with dud batteries for a whole new new device for $99 (data backup not included).


Energizer Warns of Trojan in Battery Charger

The USB battery recharger's software is infected; here's how to innoculate.

Caring for Your Laptop

Jeremy Sutherland wants advice on keeping his laptop healthy.