Burning sensation for some G4 Cubes

Summary:Apple Computer has confirmed that a power-switch glitch affecting some Power Mac G4 towers is also behind a newly documented problem with the company's G4 Cube. On Dec.

Apple Computer has confirmed that a power-switch glitch affecting some Power Mac G4 towers is also behind a newly documented problem with the company's G4 Cube.

On Dec. 30, Apple Japan posted a tech note explaining that some Cube users had encountered "a strong odor or smoke" and blaming the phenomenon on defective parts that Apple has discontinued using. The message assured users that the problem presented no hazard to users and pledged to make needed repairs promptly. Full story to follow. -- Nick dePlume, Think Secret

Topics: Apple, Hardware

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