Tag: MacBook Pro

14
Aug

FAA bans recalled 15-inch MacBook Pros from flights due to battery fire risk

Several months ago, Apple launched a voluntary recall and replacement program for older model 15-inch MacBook Pros due to battery safety concerns. Now, the United States Federal Aviation Administration has addressed the recall and advised airlines on what precautions they should take. In a statement to Bloomberg, the FAA said that it is “aware of the recalled batteries that are

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3
Jul

MacBook Pro user shares images of fire-damaged laptop amid Apple’s recall program

Last month, Apple announced a recall of what it said was a “limited number” of older MacBook Pros. At the time, Apple explained that certain 15-inch MacBook Pro units contained a battery that “may overheat and pose a safety risk.” New images now offer a closer look at the outcome when that happens. First spotted by PetaPixel, 15-inch MacBook Pro

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23
Jun

How to check if your MacBook Pro is affected by the fire safety risk battery recall

Do you have a 2015 15-inch MacBook Pro? Follow along for how to check if your MacBook Pro is affected by the battery recall that Apple just announced. Apple shared that some of its MacBook Pro batteries suffer from a fire safety risk. Specifically, it’s the Mid-2015 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro that was sold between 2015-2017. Apple has determined that,

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23
Jun

Apple launches recall program for select MacBook Pros due to battery safety concerns

Apple today said that it is launching a voluntary recall and replacement program for the 15-inch MacBook Pro. The company says that select 15-inch MacBook Pro units sold between September 2015 and February 2017 contain a battery that may overheat and pose safety risks. In some instances, the battery used in these MacBook Pro units may overheat and pose a

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