The Explosive iPhone: A History of the Silent Bomb

Samsung killed off the Galaxy Note 7 series last year after several units caught fire due to faulty batteries, and this was without a doubt a huge win for Apple, which was, is, and will probably continue to be its biggest rival for a long time.

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook himself admitted that part of the Note 7 owners switched to iPhones following the Samsung fiasco, obviously looking for a device that has 0 percent chances to explode.

But although the iPhone itself is not affected by a widespread issue that causes the device to burst into flames, there were several reports of units that did just that, in some cases even causing severe injuries to their owners.

2016 cases

It all started in October, shortly after Samsung acknowledged the Note 7 disaster and Apple introduced the iPhone 7. Early that month, a woman living in Fresno California revealed that her <a href="http://news.softpedia.com/news/apple-iphone-6-plus-explodes-in-the-middle-of-the-night-… (read more)

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Juniya Sankara

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