EDN's PowerSource Blogger Margery Connor has complained about her frustrations with premature failure of CFLs (compact fluorescent lights) in down lights at her house.
The whacked-out temperature controls on EE Mike Kotecki's Viking fridge were keeping things just a little too cool
They get hot. They short-circuit. They burst into flames. This time Nokia's on the hot seat, literally. The company has recalled 46 million Lithium Ion batteries manufactured by Matsushita Battery Co. because of 100 overheating incidents. This type of battery technology is used in the vast majority of laptops and mobile phones (check your own).