Solved Panasonic to Release Safer Laptop Battery Tags: Battery Laptop Battery Panasonic Laptops Last response: December 24, 2009 11:18 AM in Laptops & Notebooks Share r_manic December 23, 2009 4:06:32 AM Quote:The new standard-size battery design (pictured) makes use of a new metal oxide layer placed in between the battery's cathode and anode. Acting as an insulator, the new metal layer keeps the battery from overheating should it short-circuit. Source None of my batteries have been recalled or blew up in my face, but it would be nice for us to hear less about exploding batteries, no? More about : panasonic release safer laptop battery | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Best solution ibnsina December 23, 2009 10:29:17 AM I totally agree…. lots of batteries gets recalled back because of safety. Recently I heard this guy getting killed by his mobile phone, he was using the phone while it was connected to the mains power, the phone blew up on his face . | Report abuse r_manic December 23, 2009 1:32:50 PM Errrr what?? Where did you read about that? :-o | Report abuse ibnsina December 23, 2009 2:35:29 PM Well my brother told me about it, and he saw his pictures. But if you do a Google search you should find it. Here's a link of similar story "Exploding mobile phone kills Chinese man" And another story “Indian man fatally electrocuted while answering his charging cell phone” | Report abuse ibnsina December 24, 2009 11:18:06 AM Here’s a Dell Mini melting down , most likely due to battery. http://www.engadget.com/2009/12/23/dell-mini-9-suffers-... | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Laptops & Notebooks>Panasonic to Release Safer Laptop Battery> Related ressources: ForumPanasonic NCR18650- Best performing laptop battery cells? ForumPanasonic Z30 release date? ForumPanasonic CF-M32 Battery ? ForumLaptop batter effects battery life ForumHow to make optimum utilization of battery power of laptop ForumLaptop Build Quality Forum20D Battery Grip and AA's ForumDell laptop battery code ForumAMD Piledriver rumours ... and expert conjecture ForumCompaq Desktop Computer onboard battery ForumDurable laptop $800-1000 ForumPanasonic FZ20 IS (Images Stabilizer) ForumPanasonic DMC-FX8 in US market? ForumPanasonic DMZ-FZ20, sleeper? ForumPanasonic DMC-FZ20 ForumPanasonic Lumix FZ15 ve FZ20 ForumPanasonic Cameras and Windows XP ForumBack light or Inverter? ForumLaptop screen replacement Help! Forum500$ laptop More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !