Florida Man Says His AirPods Blew Up, Apple Investigating

Florida man says Apple Air Pod earphone blew

"I don't know what would've happened to my ear", says Colon.

"It's the craziest thing I ever went through", said AirPods owner Jason Colon.

Such reports have continued to plague Samsung, which first issued a voluntary recall of its Galaxy Note 7 phones because of a "battery issue" on September 2, offering to give replacement phones to customers who had bought the devices. "But I mean, I'm sure that since it hangs down, I mean, it could've been ear lobe, you know, my ear lobe could've got burnt".

Colon suspects a faulty battery is behind the incident - according to Apple, a failed electronic battery can lead to internal damage and overheating. "You can see the flame damage", he added.

The incident happened earlier this week when Jason Colon was working out at a local LA Fitness club in St. Petersburg, Fla. Such as the Beats headphones that exploded in flight burning a woman's ears, or the ubiquitous Samsung Galaxy Note 7 that was prone to enough fiery incidents that it caused a series of nightmares for the company.

In respond to the TV Channel, Apple's Spokesperson said they have to investigate the matter first and first they will reach out the man to collect more information which could help them to investigate the matter.

As a result, we are relieved the new lightning EarPods are so much better than their predecessors. What is required on Apple's part is the implementation of a safety system that should indicate in some or the other way to warn the user of an electrical issue.

They're surprisingly good at staying put within your ear, and the battery life is commendable.

Luckily, the owner sensed the smoked and removed the AirPods in time.

The likelihood of losing them is real, but this fault lies in the hands of the consumer, rather than the manufacturer.

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