Apple recalls MacBooks for fire hazard

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Apple has recalled its 15-inch MacBook Pro laptop computers because the batteries can overheat and create a fire hazard, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled laptops. Contact Apple to determine if the laptop computer is part of the recall and to schedule a free repair. The recalled laptops have a 15.4 inch (diagonal) display; 2.2-2.5 HGHz processors; 256GB-1TB solid-state storage; two Thunderbolt 2 ports; two USB 3 ports; and one HDMI port. Information: Call Apple at 800-275-2273 anytime, or go online to www.apple.com, click on support, then "15-inch MacBook Pro Battery Recall Program" at the bottom of the page.

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