‘Exploding’ iPhones investigated

French consumer groups are investigating reports of iPhones that explode or crack spontaneously.An 80-year-old from the Paris suburbs was among eight people who said their phones’ screens were affected, according to the AFP news agency.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/8223005.stmAlso see:Apple in hot water in France over ‘exploding iPhones’ [AFP]
Half a dozen new cases of “exploding iPhones” emerged in France on Wednesday, as Apple faced an official inquiry and calls to come clean over possible risks linked to its wildly popular smartphone.An 80-year-old pensioner from the Paris suburbs said Wednesday his iPhone screen cracked up in his hands, a day after a supermarket watchman claimed he was hurt in the eye when his screen suddenly shattered this week.

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