Tuesday, August 18, 2009


Do more Apple gadgets explode than those of any other manufacturer, or do we just hear about them more? Either way, the latest iPhone to go fizz-pop-bang is in France, where a teenager’s handset began “hissing” before the screen shattered sending glass “flying in the air”.

“The iPhone was 30 centimetres away from my face when I felt like I received a grain of sand in my eye. It could only be a piece of glass” user Romain Koleda told reporters, while his mother is considering taking legal action against Apple. It’s unclear what model of iPhone was affected, though going by the picture it is either an iPhone 3G or a newer 3GS. FULL ARTICLE

looks like I'll get the Palm Pri afterall...