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Apple replaces European iPhone USB power adapters over safety risk

Apple has rethought on the iPhone charger over fears of the safety risk. It is true that the ‘fruity firm’ does not bother about the short warning of imminent conflagrations. However, it is euphemistically said that the models of Apple 5W European USB power adapters tends to overheat and may concern over safety risk.apple-charger-replacement

For the matter, anybody who is using the charger should check the label between the prongs. If any reflects the code saying “Model A1300” along with the letters “CE” it could be a panicky situation. It is suggestive that the charger may be disposed off in the deserted area and the military would attempt to detonate it from a distance with bazookas. If you don’t happen to panicky enough then simply go the Apple store and exchange the charger. Luckily, if the model number comes as “A1400” you may relax, there is no threat of overheating of the charger.


The ill-manufactured adapter accidently accompanied by iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S which were shipped between October 2009 to September 2012 in numerous countries such as Blighty and multiple other European countries.

Apple in one of the journal stated that

“Customer safety is always Apple’s top priority, and we have voluntarily decided to exchange every affected power adapter for a new, redesigned adapter, free of charge. We encourage customers to exchange any affected adapter for a new one as soon as possible using the exchange process below”.

However, it is always interesting to discover Apple’s story. In context of the same news, a boy was burnt alive after an iPod Nano exploded in his trousers. Similar incident happened in Japan and numerous iPod Nanos exploded mercilessly.

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About Ariana Whitmore

She has been writing columns on consumer gadgets since 2010. Her areas of interests include smartphones, tablets, mobile OS and apps. She holds M.C.S. degree and working on her startup, which aims to solve IT support issues.

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