HP is recalling thousands of batteries after they were found to be prone to overheating, posing fire and burn risks.
The recall affected nearly 50,000 laptops. People can go here to see if their batteries are included in the recall. HP stresses that owners of all products on this list install an update that will put the device into battery safe mode. All of the affected batteries are being replaced for free. (source) 3:13 p.m. ET January 8, 2018