chromebook-11-yankedWe did report earlier on concerning the number of HP Chromebook 11 units which were yanked off the shelves of Best Buy as well as other retailers. Back then, not a single reason was given at all, but it seems that time has proven to be the great teacher yet again as we discovered that the reason these Chromebook 11s were removed from store shelves is this – overheating chargers, not something to be trifled with for sure.

This move was taken by HP and Google after they discovered that a small number of users have reported that their chargers were damaged because of overheating while still in use. It is a prudent step to take by Google, as the Internet search giant has recommended those who already own a Chromebook to stop using the charger which arrived alongside the Chromebook 11, and instead, to make use of a third party micro USB charger. Now is this a temporary turn of the proverbial tables, or what? Should you happen to be in possession of a phone or tablet charger, chances are pretty good that it will play nice with the Chromebook 11. Hopefully this particular mess will be sorted out sooner rather than later, so hold your Chromebook 11 horses in the meantime!

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