iPod Nano Explodes While Charging

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First generation units of Apple’s mini music player, iPod nano continue to pose a risk of catching fire while charging, according to these pictures provided by a reader at Consumerist over the weekend.

Apple agreed to replace the device.

Ministry of Industry, Trade and Economy officials in Japan are investigating similar reports of nanos overheating there.

Burnt trunk The exploded nano
Exploded nano front Exploded nano back

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