Nvidia tablet recalled for literally being too hot to handle

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Nvidia is voluntarily recalling its SHIELD 8-inch gaming tablet.

The company announced on Friday morning that it’s issuing a voluntary recall of all SHIELD tablets sold between July of 2014 and July of 2015 over safety concerns. Apparently the battery can overheat and pose a fire hazard.

See also: Nvidia Shield Tablet is perfect for everything but gaming

When Mashable reviewed the gun-metal gray, Android device last year, it was a standout for video and battery performance. It’s one of the only tablets of its size that supports full-HD (1080p) Netflix streaming

And it also boasted nearly 13 hours of battery life Read more…

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