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Sunday, September 19, 2010

Nice rainbow in the morning before work

Saw this big colourful rainbow last Friday on the way to work... Nice...

Friday, September 17, 2010

Recall of Garmin nüvi GPS Devices [updates]

I have been thinking if there's any reported case for this issue, and I just come across this article. It said there have been 9 report cases of battery overheating, but there's no injury reported. That means battery-on-fire has not been seen. It's good Garmin reacts quickly to this before worst case appears.
Following are some updated details i captured from

Product Name: Garmin nüvi GPS Devices

Full Product Description: 
This recall involves the battery in certain Garmin nüvi models of GPS devices, which were manufactured by a third party supplier. Affected batteries are found in nüvi devices with model number 200W, 250W, 260W, 7xx and 7xxT (where xx is a two-digit number). The model number, as well as the serial number, can be found on a label on the back or bottom of the nüvi.

Only some of the affected model numbers have the recalled battery.

Hazard Identified: The battery can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
There have been 9 reports of the battery overheating in the United States.
Neither Garmin nor Health Canada has received any reports of incidents or injuries relating to the use of these products in Canada.

Corrective Action: 
Consumers should immediately examine their Garmin nüvi GPS device for the model and serial number (on back or bottom label). If the device has one of the affected model
numbers, consumers should stop using the device and visit the nüvi battery recall website or contact Garmin for further instructions.

Number Sold: Over 19 000 units of the recalled Garmin nüvi have been sold at various retailers across Canada, including Best Buy and Wal-Mart stores.

Time Period Sold: The recalled products were sold from October 2007 to August 2010.

Manufactured in Taiwan.

Manufacturer: Garmin International, Inc. of Olathe, Kansas


How to Log Into Fabook Chat - Facebook Chat

This is a good sharing for those who wants to chat through Facebook Chat on their mobile phone...Some steps to follow to login...

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Alpha and Omega - Trailer No. 1

Another nice animation movie to catch up...
Kate and Humphrey are two wolves who are trying to get home after being taken by park rangers and shipped halfway across the country.


Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Facebook mobile for Nokia 6630 [software]

I searched for Facebook App for my Nokia 6630...and I found this...Maybe you are looking for one too...

Monday, September 6, 2010

nüvi Battery PCB Recall [Notice]

To everyone who owns/carries Garmin GPS,
Please take note of this battery recall by Garmin for models:
  • nüvi 200W, 250W, & 260W
  • nüvi 7xx (where xx is a two-digit number) 
Garmin is voluntarily recalling certain nüvi devices that contain a specific battery that was manufactured by the battery supplier within a limited date code range. Garmin has identified potential overheating issues when certain batteries manufactured by the third-party battery supplier within a limited date code range are used in certain Garmin nüvi models with a specific printed circuit board (PCB) design. It appears that the interaction of these factors can, in rare circumstances, increase the possibility of overheating, which may lead to a fire hazard. Although there have been no injuries or significant property damage caused by this issue, Garmin is taking this action out of an abundance of caution.

You can determine your nüvi model number by looking at the label on the back or bottom of your nüvi.

The recall can be read at
Please click here to view the Garmin nüvi® Product Safety Recall Letter.

I am one of Garmin GPS owners too. So, I am replacing the battery.

Safety comes first.