1

Apple: "Exploding" iPhones succumbed to external pressure

http://www.tuaw.com

There's been much news of "exploding" iPhones lately. If you're unfamiliar with the story, the European Commission formally asked Apple to investigate a series of reports that users' iPhones were abruptly cracking and/or catching fire. According to the French periodical Les Echos, an iPhone in Aix-en-Provence, France, started to "crackle and pop like a deep-frier" before breaking violently apart.

This past Friday, Apple said that, in all cases, the iPhones in question were damaged by an "external force," not a faulty battery or glass screen:

"To date, there are no confirmed battery overheating incidents for iPhone 3GS and the number of reports we are investigating is in the single digits. The iPhones with broken glass that we have analyzed to date show that in all cases the glass cracked due to an external force that was applied to the iPhone."

It does seem odd that at least four cases have been reported in France in short order. Still, it's even stranger that iPhones would suddenly turn into Molotov cocktails. We'll keep you updated on this story.

Read »

Dr Who's picture
Created by Dr Who 3 years 40 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 40 weeks ago

Category: Technology   Tags:



online spanish program spanish online classes social bookmarking : share news headlines and videos Sexy Celebrities facebook starbucks nutrition ipad apps for kids best iphone app for weight loss baba ramdev yoga free download online spanish lessons

Apple: "Exploding" iPhones succumbed to external pressure celebrities stalker