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Apple's Quiet Recall
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Apple's Quiet Recall
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Re: Apple's Quiet Recall
« Reply #1 on: Fri Sep 01, 2006 - 10:21:16 »
I got an e-mail about it.

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« Reply #2 on: Fri Sep 01, 2006 - 10:33:28 »
I only heard about the Dell recall when I got an email from my IT consultant.
Otherwise,  I wouldn't know.   Fortunately,  none of our laptops had the defective batteries.

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Re: Apple's Quiet Recall
« Reply #3 on: Mon Sep 04, 2006 - 14:42:56 »
In my office, we have about 25 Dell laptops, with every one of them having at least 1 spare battery. We only had 2 batteries out of at least 60 that had the #'s to turn in.

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« Reply #4 on: Mon Sep 04, 2006 - 14:57:42 »
I don't want to click the link.  Is this another alar scare like the one fifteen years ago?

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« Reply #5 on: Mon Sep 04, 2006 - 16:39:47 »
No.

Apple was using the same batteries as involved in the Dell recall.   If you're running a Mac,  you need to find out.

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Re: Apple's Quiet Recall
« Reply #6 on: Mon Sep 04, 2006 - 16:40:16 »
My iBook was manufactured just a few months before they switched to the affected batteries, so nothing for me. 

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Re: Apple's Quiet Recall
« Reply #7 on: Tue Sep 05, 2006 - 09:10:57 »
Apple is justified in keeping their recall quiet:

(1) Hardly anyone buys their product and

(2) Those who do will never believe/admit that anything could be wrong with it...

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Re: Apple's Quiet Recall
« Reply #8 on: Tue Sep 05, 2006 - 10:27:44 »
Apple is justified in keeping their recall quiet:

(1) Hardly anyone buys their product and

(2) Those who do will never believe/admit that anything could be wrong with it...


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Re: Apple's Quiet Recall
« Reply #9 on: Tue Sep 05, 2006 - 16:11:04 »
Yeah, Mac users like their stuff...maybe some a little too much.  When was the last time you saw a Dell or Microsoft logo on the back window of a car? 

In truth, I was kinda hoping my battery would be included in the recall...a new one would be nice. ::smile::

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Re: Apple's Quiet Recall
« Reply #10 on: Fri Sep 08, 2006 - 02:09:31 »
Mine was included.  Now it's power only for 4 - 6 weeks.

At this rate I'll get the new battery just before I sell my Powerbook and get a new Macbook Pro.

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Re: Apple's Quiet Recall
« Reply #11 on: Fri Sep 08, 2006 - 15:11:34 »
I was kinda hoping too.....I could use a new one.  ::thumbup::
The eternal optimists...

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Re: Apple's Quiet Recall
« Reply #12 on: Thu Sep 28, 2006 - 23:11:34 »
I heard on the news tonight that IBM is also recalling some Sony batteries used in their Thinkpads. (That is the name of their laptop, isn't it?)  I wasn't listening closely so I didn't catch any details.

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Re: Apple's Quiet Recall
« Reply #13 on: Thu Sep 28, 2006 - 23:19:38 »
Yes I believe that it is the Thinkpads for the same batteries as Dell and Mac.

But the good news is that they will send the Dell Users a battery from a ThinkPad and the Thinkpad users a battery from a Dell and those using Mac will get a nice set of Firestone tires for there explorers.

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Re: Apple's Quiet Recall
« Reply #14 on: Fri Sep 29, 2006 - 16:29:32 »
And the first one hundred customers also get a Pinto.

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Re: Apple's Quiet Recall
« Reply #15 on: Fri Sep 29, 2006 - 23:08:20 »
Are beans and batteries interchangeable now?  Technology is really sumpin!

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Re: Apple's Quiet Recall
« Reply #16 on: Sat Sep 30, 2006 - 20:45:08 »
Why is this everyone's fault but Sony?

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Re: Apple's Quiet Recall
« Reply #17 on: Sun Oct 01, 2006 - 15:24:52 »
Who blamed anyone but Sony?

 

     
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