Apple AirPod nearly blows up in man's ear

Florida man says Apple Air Pod earphone blew

When listening to a song through his AirPods, he noticed what appeared to be smoke emanating from one of them. White smoke started to come out of the device. He wisely chose to remove both the buds and place them on some gym equipment before finding some help. When he got back, he found that the right AirPod was wrecked. Lithium-ion batteries are known to overheat and explode, but while AirPods do contain batteries, it's not at all clear that they were the cause of whatever happened to Colon's. Colon told the TV station that "It was already popped". "I didn't see it happen but it was already fried". You can see flame damage. "But I'm sure that since it hangs down, it could've been [my] ear lobe, you know, my ear lobe could've been burnt".

You look at Apple's wireless Bluetooth powered AirPods and you think that here is a benign device that could never cause a problem. As for now, what are your thoughts on the AirPods blowing up on a Florida man?

Apple said it is investigating the issue and will contact Colon soon, according to WFLA.

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

Such reports have continued to plague Samsung, which first issued a voluntary recall of its Galaxy Note 7 phones because of a "battery issue" on September 2, offering to give replacement phones to customers who had bought the devices. There's also been hundreds of customers reporting missing calls on iPhone X; more battery fires, this time in China, and the EU's antitrust regulators are breathing down Apple's neck over their acquisition of Shazam.

While we have experienced many situations where devices such as smartphones would blow up, the majority of them were the Galaxy Note 7 devices.

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