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+ - Japan Demands Probe Into Cause of Nano Flameouts

Submitted by iminplaya
iminplaya writes: "Several incidents of iPod nanos bursting into flames have created consumer jitters in gadget-happy Japan. Apple is downplaying the problem, pointing out that no major injuries or damage have been reported. The problem is due to defective batteries, the company said, and only a tiny percentage of the devices have caught on fire."

I like that. Only a "tiny percentage"... Is anybody beginning to understand why I would prefer that these devices not be allowed on airplanes?
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Japan Demands Probe Into Cause of Nano Flameouts

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