Not our fault: Apple says third-party batteries to blame for exploding Beats headphones

Earlier this year you might recall a story about a woman who was traveling on a flight from Beijing, China to Melbourne, Australia and where her Beats branded headphones exploded, leaving her face, hands, and hair burnt. She has since sought for reimbursement over the damaged property.However it seems that Apple isn’t particularly interested in reimbursing her, claiming that the explosion was due to the use of a third-party battery. In a statement issued by Apple, “Our investigation indicated the issue was caused by a third-party battery.” However the woman is arguing against Apple’s statement, saying that there was no indication as to what kind of battery she should use.Her statement reads, “The headphones don’t work without batteries, yet nowhere on the headphones – or their packaging – did it specify which brand of batteries should be used.” According to her, she bought the headphones at a duty-free in 2014 and the AAA batteries used to power them back in Australia.She has al

Not our fault: Apple says third-party batteries to blame for exploding Beats headphones

You might remember the story of an Australian woman back in March whose headphones exploded in her face during a flight. At the time, there was no information about the headphones, other than ...

Mon 22 May 17 from Techspot

Apple Blames Exploding Beats Headphone On Third-Party Batteries

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Sat 20 May 17 from Ubergizmo

Apple blames third-party batteries for exploding Beats headphones

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Fri 19 May 17 from The Verge

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Apple denies blame for exploding headphones, report says - CNET

Commentary: After a woman's headphones explode on a flight, Apple reportedly refuses to pay compensation because the batteries weren't Apple-approved.

Fri 19 May 17 from CNET Cutting Edge

Apple blames exploding headphones on third-party battery

Apple has blamed third party AAA batteries on the mid-flight explosion of a pair of headphones that burned a woman's neck, chest and hands

Fri 19 May 17 from Techradar

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