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 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 . r_manic December 23, 2009 1:32:50 PM Errrr what?? Where did you read about that? :-o Related resources Panasonic NCR18650- Best performing laptop battery cells? - Forum Panasonic Z30 release date? - Forum Panasonic CF-M32 Battery ? - Forum Laptop batter effects battery life - Forum How to make optimum utilization of battery power of laptop - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer 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” 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-... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : 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 !