Apple iPhone power supply delivering shocks

Apple has announced it will replace the power adapters for its Apple iPhone 3G after reports have emerged that consumers are at risk of electric shock from faulty prongs.

Apple has announced it will replace the power adapters for its Apple iPhone 3G after reports have emerged that consumers are at risk of electric shock from faulty prongs.

According to reprts in today’s SMH, the company announced the fault in a statement on their website:
“We have received reports of detached blades involving a very small percentage of the adapters sold, but no injuries have been reported.”

The part affected is the Ultracompact USB power adapter reportedly included with iPhone 3G models sold in Japan, Canada, Mexico, the United States. Apple have offered to replace every Ultracompact adapter with a new redesigned adapter. In the meantime the company suggests any customers who have the ultra compact adapter charge their phone via USB to eliminate the chance of being zapped by the product.

Source: SMH



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