Apple begins shipping replacement iPhone chargers

Summary:Apple announced a recall of all of its ultracompact USB power adapter for iPhone (pictured) on 21 September 2008 because its metal prongs can break off and remain in a power outlet, creating a risk of electric shock. iPhone Alley received word that a reader has received the replacement he ordered online.

Apple announced a recall of all of its ultracompact USB power adapter for iPhone (pictured) on 21 September 2008 because its metal prongs can break off and remain in a power outlet, creating a risk of electric shock. iPhone Alley received word that a reader has received the replacement he ordered online. More information on the recall is available from Apple.

Topics: Apple, CXO, iPhone, Mobility

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Jason D. O'Grady developed an affinity for Apple computers after using the original Lisa, and this affinity turned into a bona-fide obsession when he got the original 128 KB Macintosh in 1984. He started writing one of the first Web sites about Apple (O'Grady's PowerPage) in 1995 and is considered to be one of the fathers of blogging.... Full Bio

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