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Verizon's recalling its Ellipsis Jetpack hotspots because they get too hot

2 monthes ago   |   By iMore

What you need to know
Verizon is recalling 2.5 million Ellipsis Jetpack hotspots over a potential fire risk.
The models MHS900L, MHS900LS, and MHS900LPP are affected.
Two software updates have been rolled out to try and help the situation.
Verizon is recalling 2.5 million Ellipsis Jetpack hotspots because they get too hot, potentially causing a fire if left to their own devices.
First spotted by MacRumors , Verizon and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission are working together on the recall with the carrier saying that three particular models are affected.
Verizon is working with the...
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Millions of Verizon Ellipsis Jetpacks recalled due to burn hazard

Millions of Verizon Ellipsis Jetpacks recalled due to burn hazard

2 monthes ago   |   By Android Community

Verizon has the Ellipsis line that includes jetpacks and tablets. From Android tablets, Verizon launched the Ellipsis Jetpack that worked as a mobile hotspot for multiple devices. We remember the first Verizon Ellipsis Jetpack launched in 2014 which could connect up to eight mobile devices. It was then followed by the Verizon Jetpack MiFi 7730L...
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Verizon Recalls 2.5 Million Mobile Hotspots Due To Fire Risks

Verizon Recalls 2.5 Million Mobile Hotspots Due To Fire Risks

2 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

Verizon is recalling 2.5 million mobile hotspot devices because of potential fire risks. An investigation found that the lithium-ion battery in the recalled devices can overheat, posing a fire and burn hazard.
The recall involves Ellipsis Jetpack mobile hotspots with model numbers MHS900L, MHS900LS, and MHS900LPP, sold between April 2017 and March of this year. These are essentially the same device but the model numbers vary depending on how the customer purchased the device.
Manufactured in Vietnam and Taiwan, Franklin Wireless Corp. of San Diego, California imported the devices to the...
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Verizon Recalls 2.5 Million Hotspots Over Fire Risk

Verizon Recalls 2.5 Million Hotspots Over Fire Risk

2 monthes ago   |   By Ubergizmo

Sometimes a product can be made and seemingly pass QC tests, but still have issues that might not have been spotted. Such is the case with Verizon's hotspot devices in which the carrier has announced that they are recalling 2.5 million units due to potential fire and burn hazards. According to Verizon's announcement, the affected devices include the Ellipsis Jetpack Mobile Hotspots that have the model numbers MHS900L, MHS900LS, and MHS900LPP. The carrier claims that these devices are at risk due to a faulty lithium ion battery. For those who are affected by the recall, the company will be...
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