Posts Tagged ‘ ipod dangers ’

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 […]

Bad News: iPods Actually Can Make You Go Deaf

Oct 12th, 2008 | By | Category: General

A new scientific study brings bad news for iPod lovers.  The report found that those who listened for five hours a week at high-volume settings exposed themselves to more noise than permitted in the noisiest factory or work place. The study also warns that people may not realize the damage until years later. “Regularly listening to […]

Apple Researching iPod Fire Risks

Mar 12th, 2008 | By | Category: General, iPods & Portable Media Players, Strange

Apple Japan is researching the iPod nano for defects after one of the popular digital music players reportedly shot out sparks while recharging. A defect is suspected in the lithium-ion battery in the iPod Nano, model number MA099J/A. The problem surfaced in January in Kanagawa Prefecture southwest of Tokyo, and Apple reported the problem to […]