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    shingo
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    Apple tries to slience family over exploding device

    Post by shingo on Wed Aug 05, 2009 11:11 am

    The father of an 11-year-old girl said Apple tried to keep him from speaking about his daughter's iPod after it exploded last month.

    Ken Stanborough said after he dropped the iPod Touch, it began hissing and started to get hot. As a precaution, he threw the iPod outside and "within 30 seconds there was a pop, a big puff of smoke and it went 10 (feet) in the air," he said.

    Apple agreed to give them a refund, but only if he signed a confidentiality agreement, agreeing not to disclose any information about the incident. he found the letter "appalling" and refused to sign it.

    To be fair, letters from companies in situations like this are most likely standard procedure. However, this isn't the first time Apple has been accused of trying to stop people from reporting on faulty iPods.

    Shocked Amazing, exploding ipods. I suppose they need to review their hardware a little more in terms of safety standards. If explosion could ever happen to devices just by dropping it, that is dangerous. Imagine one unlucky person dropping a ipod touch while he is pumping petrol at the petrol station.

    Source : http://news.cnet.com/8301-13579_3-10302038-37.html?part=rss&subj=news&tag=2547-1_3-0-20
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    Re: Apple tries to slience family over exploding device

    Post by pizza on Fri Aug 07, 2009 4:34 am

    Bad Apple. This is why i dont like Ipods now. I prefer the radio Razz
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    Re: Apple tries to slience family over exploding device

    Post by shingo on Fri Aug 07, 2009 1:21 pm

    pizza wrote:Bad Apple. This is why i dont like Ipods now. I prefer the radio Razz

    Lame...

    Quick , throw away all your mp3 players ... and get a radio tuner..

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    Re: Apple tries to slience family over exploding device

    Post by SgtSpike on Sat Aug 08, 2009 12:06 am

    It happens once in a blue moon, I dont go anywhere without my ipod!!!

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    Re: Apple tries to slience family over exploding device

    Post by whatif on Mon Sep 07, 2009 2:24 am

    It's still hazardous.
    You see Apple has very communist beliefs, drop your Ipod and pay the price!

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    Re: Apple tries to slience family over exploding device

    Post by NuclearWarlord on Mon Sep 07, 2009 8:47 am

    Lolcommies.

    I only listen to radio, because I like my Hannity and Rush, they have good stuff...

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    Re: Apple tries to slience family over exploding device

    Post by StevenF50 on Wed Nov 25, 2009 6:33 pm

    And this could be made up

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