The Register isn’t exactly a go-to publication for insightful analysis or factual details and remains more headline than valuable information.
Stop using that MacBook Pro RIGHT NOW, says Uncle Sam: Loyalists suffer burns, smoke inhalation and worse – those crappy keyboards
The US government’s independent Consumer Products Safety Commission urged Mac loyalists to be safe and just power off the machines as soon as possible.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled laptop computers
Apple has received 26 reports of the laptop’s battery overheating, including five reports of minor burns and one report of smoke inhalation, as well as 17 reports of minor damage to nearby personal property
Out of almost 500,000 machines. The report degraded from there to a single personal experience to match the headline, The Register’s modus operandi.