Japanese government demands explanations from Apple about cases of overheating of iPod nano

Japanese government demands explanations from Apple about cases of overheating of iPod nano

Japan has a longstanding problem with Apple and its first generation nano iPods exploding, just as we also had a case in Brazil reported this year exclusively by . For l, the Wall Street Journal claims that the government has provided a new intervention in the matter and is demanding a detailed explanation of the Japanese division of Ma on the causes of these explosions and overheating.

According to the news, the last case of an iPod nano explosion occurred on July 13, while it was being carried by a user from Tokyo. In addition to this, another 27 instances of the same problem have already been registered by the Japan Chamber of Commerce, 21 of which occurred between September 2005 and August 2008.

Apple maintains a support document as a reference for explanations about the overheating of first generation iPod nano batteries, which is responsible not only for explosions, but also for deformations in their structure or for malfunctions. Ma offers to provide assistance to affected users, but the case of one of our readers reported in March to date has shown no signs of resolution.

(via MacRumors)