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Old 22nd June 2006, 14:58   #1
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Dell laptop explodes at Japanese conference

AN INQUIRER READER attending a conference in Japan was sat just feet away from a laptop computer that suddenly exploded into flames, in what could have been a deadly accident.
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Old 22nd June 2006, 18:07   #2
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ouch, I hope this isn't true.
I own a modified dell
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Old 22nd June 2006, 22:00   #3
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well, it might be one of those laptops with overheating batteries (the battery might have been recalled, but if the end user doesn't know or doesn't care...)
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It's okay, they are all at work ..... company health insurance kicks in.
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Old 23rd June 2006, 02:09   #5
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Well, I have to wonder if it was rigged... I mean, secondary explosions? Hopefully they'll run some tests and make the results known, or something...

*warily eys the dell laptop perched infront of him from now on* :P
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Putting a laptop on table cloth is never a good idea.
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