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That Nifty Micro-USB Charger for the HP Chromebook Is Getting Recalled for Overheating

Published on December 17, 2013
by Liz Gannes

One of the appeals of the HP Chromebook 11, which was introduced this October, was the fact that the laptop could be charged via micro-USB, just like a phone. Except … there have been nine reports of chargers overheating and melting during use, so Google and HP are formally recalling the chargers and sending out free replacements, after sales were halted last month.

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