Apple iPod catches fire in Japan

by admin March 12, 2008 at 2:41 pm

Apple is investgating an incident in which one of its popular iPod devices apparently shot out sparks while being recharged by its owner in Japan.

A Japanese Government official was quoted as saying that the incident, which involved one of the older iPod Nanos, took place in January in Kanagawa Prefecture, southwest of Tokyo.

The owner was not hurt, the official said.

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