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Apple removes power adapters due to the risk of electric shock when touched


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(Caracas, April 25, News24). Apple's multinational Apple has asked its customers to remove some of the sold AC adapters in the UK, Hong Kong and Singapore markets for the possible risk of spasms or electric shock when touched,

"In some very rare cases, affected adapters can break and create a risk of electric shock if they touch," says a statement from Cupertino (California, USA), which shows that the affected devices have been sold. between 2003 and 2010.

These AC adapters have accompanied Mac computers and some iOS devices (iPad tablets or iPhone phones), and were also part of the "set" of Apple adapters for the international traveler.

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The company is aware of six incidents globally with this type of adapter, and although the download is voluntary, Apple has asked customers to stop using the affected devices and go to their website. to request free exchange of new ones.

Affected adapters are white, three-pin (British model) and do not have letters inside (which connects to Apple's main power adapter).

The company, led by Tim Cook, will present its financial results for the first six months of the financial year 2019 next Tuesday, at a particularly sensitive moment when iPhone sales are stagnating worldwide and the company is trying to pay attention. its strategy towards services.

Last January, in an unusual movement (for the first time in more than 15 years), Koke himself sent a letter to shareholders to revise revenue expectations for the first quarter of the financial year 2019mainly due to the economic downturn in China.

With info from EFE,

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