Posts Tagged ‘ danger ’

Shocking News: iPod Earbuds May Zap Your Ears

May 19th, 2009 | By | Category: iPod Accessories, iPods & Portable Media Players

From the Apple Support website, some hair-raising news (nyuk nyuk nyuk): “It’s possible to receive a small and quick electrical (static) shock from your earbuds while listening to iPod or iPhone.” Yikes. Turns out, when the air is very dry or very windy — or if you are excercising with your player in your pocket […]

Barron’s: The Future Of The Zune In Danger

Dec 8th, 2008 | By | Category: iPhone, iPod Accessories, iPods & Portable Media Players

Barron’s reports that the future of Microsoft’s Zune media player is in Danger: The company will unveil (at the Consumer Electronics Show January 7) a new device combining the features of the company’s Zune music player and its Danger Sidekick handhelds, combined with…. “some motion enhancement features” using an accelerometer. That would be consistent with […]

Flaming Laptops Lead to Apple Battery Recall

Aug 25th, 2006 | By | Category: General, Podcasting Hardware

Apple is recalling over a million laptop batteries because of risk of overheating, explosions and fire. Recent Mac laptops have had problems with overheating and there have been reports of Mac laptops exploding into flames.The affected batteries were sold worldwide from October 2003 through August 2006 for use with 12-inch iBook G4, 12-inch PowerBook G4 […]