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Lenovo Recalls Over 500,000 Laptop Cords Due to Fire and Burn Hazards


LenovoACPowerCordLARGE-jpgLenovo has recalled more than half a million laptop power cords as they could pose fire and burn hazards. About 500,000 cords in the U.S. and about 44,000 cords in Canada are being called back by the Chinese firm. Lenovo has received reports from outside the U.S. of at least 15 incidents involving overheating, sparking, melting, and burning.

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It’s almost time! Cyber Monday mega-deals await.

These days, most sane people enjoy sleeping in past 4AM, actively avoid grumpy mobs of people at big box retailers, and like to enjoy peaceful and easy-going days off.  That’s why Cyber Monday is such a splendid idea.  Because no matter how cold it may be outside, you can still be warm on your cozy couch, racking in equal or better deals online than the aptly named Black Friday.  Still not convinced?  Starting December 1st, ALL WEEK through Friday Dec. 5th, some of our most popular products will be on sale, such as: USB adapters, travel adapters, power strips, the Auto-Lock, and wireless MP3 headphones.

Come on down! The price is right:

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International Travel For The Holidays

funnyholidayplaneAhh, the holidays.  A time for celebrating the important things in life with the people we cherish the most.  Even if that means traveling far and wide, we do so without question, because we know that’s what really matters.  Often, this even involves international travel.  And low and behold there will be some planning involved, especially if you plan to capture memories and maybe take care of some business on the side by bringing your electronics and accessories.  For the uninitiated, or those with limited experience, we’ve come up with a handy step by step guide to making sure you have an (electronically) seamless holiday, and more time to spend with your loved ones.

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