Archive for June 22, 2007

Gateway Recalls Faulty Battery Packs

Posted: June 22, 2007 in Tech

Gateway, Inc. launched a voluntary recall of approximately 14,000 lithium ion battery packs. Under certain conditions, these battery packs can overheat and create a potential fire hazard. The company is cooperating with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to act in the interest of customer safety.

The affected battery packs were shipped as the primary or spare battery pack for Gateway 400VTX and 450ROG series notebooks sold during a three-month period from May 2003 to August 2003.

Creative Introduces Zen Stone Plus

Posted: June 22, 2007 in Tech

Creative introduced an exciting new choice in MP3 players to complement the recent introduction of the ZEN Stone MP3 player. The new Creative ZEN Stone Plus is a featherweight 2GB MP3 player with a rich selection of features, including FM radio, voice recording and more.  Like the ZEN Stone, the Creative ZEN Stone Plus comes in six high-gloss colors: black, white, red, blue, pink and green, and it features a smooth contoured design, so it feels naturally comfortable in your hand.

The Zen Stone 1GB MP3 player is priced at $39.99 while the 2GB Zen Stone Plus is priced at $69.99.