Nvidia: Battery Shield tablet can catch fire – update




Nvidia calls buyers Shield tablet to no longer use the machine. Buyers get a new tablet; the existing fire risk. Buyers of incendiary devices are advised to use the tablet yet.

Who since July 2014 – when the tablet came out – bought a Shield tablet, are asked to stop using it as his or her tablet is prone to the problem. Buyers of a Shield tablet can see from Android or their version of the device is vulnerable under ‘battery’ in the status overview of Android is to see which version of the battery is present. If the device has a battery with model number Y01 on board, must be submitted.

Is the version of the battery is indeed vulnerable, then users are asked to backup the contents of the tablet to use it no further and then contact with Nvidia. The old tablet is then rendered unusable when the user replacement tablet on. Users should update their system software in order to use the action to prompt Nvidia.

Update 15:50: This article first said that the tablet was made ​​unusable once users would enter the serial number. That is not correct.


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