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ThinkPad explodes at LAX, ignites bomb scare

Okay, this is a bit aside from my usual topics, but this is an engineering nightmare that has got to be solved:
“In a time when you’re not even allowed to say the word “bomb” in an airport (hey, it’s for good reason), it’s got to be like, really freaking embarrassing to have to run up the jetway at full speed, shoving other passengers out of the way as your flaming laptop explodes on the ground.”

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We’ve had mostly Dell laptops exploding lately, but now with a ThinkPad outbreak as well, we’ve got to get some battery technology that works, but doesn’t turn your laptop into a Quantum Fireball.

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This entry was posted on September 16, 2006 by in Uncategorized.
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