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Japan probes overheating iPod nano

Posted: 13 Mar 2008 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:iPod nano? overheating battery? Japan ministry?

Adding to the list of overheating consumer products, Japan's Industry Ministry reported that an iPod nano overheated and discharged sparks, according to Agence France-Presse.

According to the ministry's investigation, the battery part of the device overheated and sparked while being charged.

Apple Japan could not be reached immediately but has issued a public warning that iPod, iPod nano or iPod shuffle may generate excess heat while being charged in certain carry cases.

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