Hot on the heels of my MacBook Pro battery recall (mini-update: still waiting) is a recall from the other side of the force, so to speak. Dell, as reported in dozens of news outlets (Boing Boing, NY Times (who win for the best picture, of a burnt out pickup cab where an overheated battery exploded and touched off live ammo(!), and the gas tank(!)), Business Week, BBC), is recalling potentially as many as 4 million lithium ion laptop batteries because they are potentially explosive (imho, a very good reason for a recall). The BBC gets points for being the only one of the news sources I link above to actually mention the URL at which you can see if your battery is affected. They didn’t actually link it, of course, so I will: dellbatteryprogram.com.