HP Expands Laptop Batteries Recall

HP has expanded its laptop battery recall. “HP has expanded its voluntary recall of batteries due to fire and burn hazards. The batteries were used for various laptops sold under the HP and Compaq brands between March 2013 and October 2016. In total, the company has recalled over 140 thousand batteries in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.”

HP Will Roll Back Its Ink Cartridge Firmware Patch

HP is rolling back its horrible ink cartridge firmware patch. “HP has backtracked on a software update that blocked some ink cartridges made by third parties. A controversial firmware change made earlier this month meant HP printer owners using unofficial, usually cheaper, cartridges discovered they would no longer work. A campaign calling on HP to reverse the move was launched, backed by rights group the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF).”

HP Issues Laptop Battery Recall

Ugh. Own an HP laptop? Check ya battery. “This week, HP chalks up another battery recall covering a raft of laptops sold worldwide between March 2013 and August 2015. According to the company, batteries shipped with these laptops ‘have the potential to overheat, posing a fire and burn hazard to customers.’”