Asustek's Eee PC Bursts into Flames Due to 3rd Party Batteries

Recent reports emerging in China unveiled that an Asustek Eee PC ultra-mobile PC burst into flames due to an uncertified battery pack. The incident seems to have been triggered by the use of a third-party battery designed for the tiny Eee PC. Despite the fact that the notebook user was not injured, it caused substantial damage to the unit.

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decapitator3908d ago

Damn, we are in 2008 and laptops are still exploding ? Not cool.

rbanke3907d ago

The title of this is inflamitory. The article clearly says AN eee pc had a problem. Meaning 1. the title leads readers to believe that this is a common occurance.