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Can I use my iPhone while it charges?

Lithium-ion batteries, like the ones found in cellphones, can occasionally be dangerous. If they overheat and explode they can do major damage. You're going...
Tips July 15, 2019

iPhone battery explodes, totally destroys Mom's car

While the capacity for lithium-ion batteries continues to increase, they still pose a risk of catching fire or even worse - exploding. That's what...
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Kim's Opinion: Smartphone batteries are a killjoy

The weak link in a smartphone? Not bad apps, or a cable that won't charge, or a broken screen. It's the battery. It's always...
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Kim's Opinion: Never pack a laptop in checked baggage

There's a potentially lethal item you're likely to carry with you as you head out to what's left of summer vacation. As you pack,...
Columns August 3, 2018

5 things that kill your iPhone battery the fastest

Your cellphone is only as good as its battery. Once its power source runs out, so does your ability to call, check email and...
Tips March 21, 2018

The big bang that had airport passengers scrambling

We've seen too many scary incidents like the mass shooting in Las Vegas recently. That's why it's easy to get panicked any time something...
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Exploding iPhone 7 Plus turning heads - Was it a fluke, or sign of bigger problems?

Looks like the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7 isn't the only smartphone with faulty batteries. A recent video shared on social media shows an iPhone...
Happening Now February 26, 2017

Caught on tape! Teen's laptop suddenly bursts into flames

You have to see this! Luckily, this teenager is OK. The situation could have been much worse. A faulty battery caused his laptop to...
Happening Now February 8, 2017

Samsung explains why Note 7 smartphones exploded - Should you buy the Note 8?

Faulty Samsung batteries were causing phones to explode, and caused fire damage to people's property. Now, Samsung says it's figured out what caused the...
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Samsung phones bricked by mobile providers

Do you own a Samsung? No matter how attached you are to your device, if you have this particular model, your phone is about...
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