Dell Laptop Explodes During Japanese Conference

Posted: Jun 22 2006, 1:05am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 10 2010, 5:50pm CDT, in News | Notebooks and PCs


Dell Laptop Explodes During Japanese Conference
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The pictures are just too crazy to not pay attention to this story first seen in a vague report from The Inquirer. Apparently, during a conference in Japan, an attendee's Dell laptop computer essentially spontaneously combusted, resulting in multiple flame-producing explosions over the course of 5 minutes.

The conference was brought to a hault while employees at the conference worked to douse the flames. We don't have details about exactly what kind of Dell this was, nor what caused the explosion.Update 06/27/06:
Dell looks into the matter and analyzes exploded notebook. More details on Reuters.

Via Geekologie

Report Published by: Mark Raby

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