Posted 02 Feb 2016
On January 28, 2016, Toshiba Australia Pty Limited Inc. (“Toshiba”) announced a voluntary recall to replace the battery packs manufactured for and used with certain Toshiba notebook computers sold between Jun 2011 and Sep 2015. Toshiba sold the batteries as part of new notebook computers and as accessories or replacement batteries in the course of repair. Since there is a possibility that the affected battery packs can overheat, they could pose a burn or fire hazard. Toshiba is offering a free replacement for affected battery packs.
Please visit http://www.mytoshiba.com.au/support/announcements for more information.
Recall of Apple AC Wall Plug Adapter
Posted 08 Feb 2016
Please visit http://www.apple.com/au/support/ac-wallplug-adapter/ for more information. Excerpt below:
"Apple has determined that, in very rare cases, the two prong Apple AC wall plug adapters designed for use in Continental Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Korea, Argentina and Brazil may break and create a risk of electrical shock if touched. These wall plug adapters shipped from 2003 to 2015 with Mac and certain iOS devices, and were also included in the Apple World Travel Adapter Kit."