Exploding batteries have become a punchline of late in the tech industry—I should know, having written a joke or
in said sphere. Like an investigation of political corruption, the search for janky batteries is just getting wider. Two new players have entered the field today, neither of them unexpected.
Meanwhile, the maker of all of these recalled batteries, Sony, has
initiated its own global recall. Can you say “about time?” I knew you could. At the moment, the totals for batteries recalled is topping 7 million, and that’s
Sony enters the fray. So even if you’ve already checked with your computer vendor about your battery, it may soon be time to check again with Sony. Think maybe they’d send us all free PS3s?
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