Apple’s MacBook Pro with Touch Bar has some serious battery life problems

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Apple’s latest laptops are suffering some significant battery life problems, and there’s no known common issue to tie them all together. Some systems have AMD GPUs, but not all of them, and the problem appears to be cropping up on both 13-inch and 15-inch hardware.

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EVGA GTX 1080s and 1070s allegedly exploding due to improper VRM cooling

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EVGA’s GTX 1070 and 1080’s are suffering unusual failures and the company is offering thermal pads to customers that want to deploy them.

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The science behind the Samsung Galaxy Note 7's battery fires

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is suffering the same fate as countless hoverboards — there are reports that some phones have been bursting into flames, prompting Samsung is issue a recall and the U.S

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/13/science-behind-samsung-galaxy-note-7s-battery-fires.html

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Microsoft acknowledges Surface Book, Surface 4 Pro problems, has no timetable for fixes

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Microsoft’s Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 are apparently suffering from some outstanding hardware issues, especially where battery life is concerned. Microsoft has pledged to fix the problems, but it be a month or more before users see solutions.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/219478-microsoft-acknowledges-surface-book-surface-4-pro-problems-has-no-timetable-for-fixes

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Apple announces repair program for MacBook Pro laptops exhibiting video issues

Apple on Thursday announced a new repair program for certain previous-generation MacBook Pro laptops suffering from distorted video, unexpected restarts and other issues, saying these faulty units will be repaired for free.



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Apple remains mum as complaints mount over 2011 MacBook Pro GPU failures

With an increasing number of early-2011 MacBook Pros suffering from what appears to be similar issues relating to built-in discrete AMD video cards, owners are now calling for a replacement program.



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