Apple investigating claims AirPods 'blew up' in man's ear

11 February, 2018, 05:14 | Author: Yolanda Murray
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Realizing that something wasn't right, Colon put the AirPods down on some exercise equipment and ran to get help.

Earlier this week, Floridian Jason Colon was working out at an LA Fitness in St. Petersburg while listening to a dance mix, when all of a sudden the headphones stopped working.

Colon suspects a faulty battery is behind the incident - according to Apple, a failed electronic battery can lead to internal damage and overheating.

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"I don't know what would've happened to my ear". The main claims that he saw smokes around and soon the AirPod got exploded. It was already popped. "I don't know what would've happened to my ear, you know?"

In this case, the man showed the AirPods to WFLA, a local TV news station, and the earphone in question appears to have some flame damage and does look severely mangled.

"That's the craziest thing I ever went through". "My ear lobes could've been burnt", he said. A similar incident occurred in Australia when a battery inside a pair of wireless headphones exploded during a flight, and of course, there was the saga around the ill-fated Samsung Galaxy Note 7.

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They're not ideal, but for a first generation product, they're pretty good.

There have been no other reported incidents of AirPods exploding.

Apple's AirPods are a one of a kind device, featuring advanced technology that no other company is now offering. The news has been shared with Apple and a company's spokesperson says that the firm is investigating the matter and will contact the owner for more information.

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