Posts Tagged ‘ ipod fire ’

Japan Warns Of iPod Fire Risks

Aug 19th, 2008 | By | Category: General, iPods & Portable Media Players

Japan is warning users of Apple iPod nanos of a potential fire risk, after two new instances in which the popular portable music players overheated and caught fire. According to Japan’s Economy, Trade and Industry Ministry, Apple Computer has been notified of 14 similar cases in Japan. The ministry said the incidents were caused by […]

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 […]