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Recall Corner: Dyson AM04 and AM05 heaters

Dyson AM04 and AM05 heaters - recall

Dyson Heaters – the AM04 and AM05 heaters to be precise – find themselves in Recall Corner. Apparently a few of them have short-circuited resulting in a small fire “contained within the machine”. There have been no reports of injury or property damage, but the company is conducting an international recall. According to Engadget – “As if a legal battle ...

Recall Corner: Irritating Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Digital Cameras

Canon is shooting a selfie in Recall Corner. The camera company is recalling, for repair, its PowerShot SX50 HS Digital Cameras. According to the US CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission), consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. It describes the hazard: A chemical used in ...

Recall Corner: China bites back on Aston Martin recall

Aston Martin DBS

Arguably a motive behind the creation of the whole Made by Monkeys blog was to highlight problems with cheaply and poorly produced outsourced products, and our Only Connect series has more recently continued to highlight the dangers of mis-specification when it comes to outsourcing. However, with the recent Aston Martin recall – the luxury car maker is recalling 17,000 cars, ...

Recall Corner: HP Chromebook 11

HP Chromebook 11

A member of the Electronics Weekly team was proudly showing off their new and shiny HP Chromebook 11 recently, but when they happened to return to the shop where they bought it they were no longer on sale… You may already heard, but there is a problem of overheating with the charger supplied with the device, and after customer complaints ...