IPhone 4 Caught Fire During A Charge?

Posted: Jul 9 2010, 10:06am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 12 2010, 12:19am CDT, in News | Mobile Phones

 

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It's probably fair to say that, on the 'list of things you don't want your phone to do', spontaneous combustion ranks pretty high. BGR reports that a source from AT&T has sent them in photos of a fire-damaged iPhone 4. He claims the new smartphone ignited while hooked up to a computer using the USB cable.

The Apple Store confirmed that the problem seemed to be with a defective port and not any sort of mistake on the part of the owner. The iPhone itself no longer works, proof that the HTC Incredible is still the most fire-resistant device on the market. Take THAT, Apple.

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