If you happen to own a Dell laptop try to make sure it doesn't explode, because that's exactly what happened at a conference in Japan. No explanation has been given yet, just some witnesses who say the thing suddenly burst into flames and produced "several more explosions for more than five minutes."
This exact same thing happened to me and the laptop I built using firecrackers and lighter fluid. And I was so convinced booting up with a match would've worked.
Not sure what's going on with Dell lately, but not only has their customer service and support gone to hell, but now their computers are exploding on a regular basis.... / Continue →
Well I'm sure you all fondly remember the first laptop case study, teaching us what not to do in case of an electronics fire. Well here is case study number two, which illustrates the proper way to respond should your laptop burst into flames. This case study comes to us from... / Continue →
Well by now I'm sure you're aware that laptops and cell phones have been blowing up all over the place recently, and I present to you this case as an example of what not to do when something of yours explodes.
Douglas Brown, a computer network administrator from Columbus, Ge... / Continue →