Who says the iPhone 3GS doesnt overheat?
French guard hurt by 'exploding iPhone'08:38 AEST Wed Aug 26 200914 hours 3 minutes agoVIEWS: 0| FLOCKS: 0| 0 comments so far
A French security guard said he got a face full of glass when the screen of his iPhone exploded.
A French security guard says he received a face full of glass when the screen of his iPhone exploded, the second such reported incident in France.
Yassine Bouhadi, a 26-year-old supermarket watchman from the southeastern town of Villevieille, said on Tuesday he was typing a text message on Monday afternoon when the screen exploded.
Bouhadi, who says he was hit in the eye with a glass shard, said he was "very angry" and planned to consult a doctor and file suit for damages.
"I want an explanation about this damned telephone," said Bouhadi, who bought the hugely popular smartphone device for 600 euros ($A1,023) three months ago and now wants his money back.
France's official competition, consumer affairs and fraud watchdog, the DGCCRF, said on Tuesday it had opened an investigation after a French teenager suffered an eye injury in a similar iPhone incident earlier this month.
"An investigation is underway. We have been alerted to the problem and we are looking into it closely," said a spokesman from the agency.
The US technology giant Apple, which makes the iPhone and the iPod music player, assured the European Union on August 14 that the exploding screen cases reported so far were "isolated incidents."
The French cases come a few weeks after an uproar in Britain over an exploding iPod owned by an 11-year-old girl.
And a US television station reported last month that an "alarming number" of iPods had burst into flames, though without causing serious injury, a problem apparently caused by overheated lithium ion batteries.
A spokesman for France's consumer rights group, UFC-Que Choisir, called on Apple to "communicate a bit more with its customers" about reported glitches with its iPod and iPhone devices.
"We want to know if this is an isolated incident as they claim, or a real problem involving the iPhone - in which case, what are they planning by way of compensation and to prevent it happening again?"
Anonymous, 26 Aug 2009Yeah! This phone is way outdated with the same old crappy design! Just get the Satio and you w... moreiphone is the best phone ever there is nothin on the market that can beat it so the guy who said its crapy is talkin porky pie nothin can beat the iphone it has ben proven sorry to say but anyway the new iphone 3GS now there is a smart phone....later
Anonymous, 26 Aug 2009Yeah! This phone is way outdated with the same old crappy design! Just get the Satio and you w... moreDoes the Satio have OSX?
Then forget it part of the reason I like my iPhone so much is it doesn't have boring old Symbian with it's boring old problems and convoluted boring old menus.
Fildelarkungen, 25 Aug 2009Is the Apple Iphone 3Gs worth the money ? The phone is kinda old now right? Will there be a ne... moreYeah! This phone is way outdated with the same old crappy design! Just get the Satio and you won't regret it!
i actually have a iphone, not the best phone in the world doesnt really do much however i dropped it in the toilet awhile ago and it seems to work much better! strange but true. i would definatly reccomend trying it, the phone runs faster and smoother. result!
ive now played with all 3 phones which were on my list, I Phone 3Gs, N97 and Sumsung HD, and althou iv,e always been a nokia fan the Samsung HD leaves them dead in its wake
hi guys.does any body know about the iphone 3gs price?in main apple site explain that price is 199$,299$ but in gsm arena the price is 540$?!!!!
iPhone was the best phone ever.
I'm getting sick with some people...
ppl who dreamed on having iphone only know how to talk shit...but ppl owned it can keep smiling experiancing new type of gadget.
Sincerely, if u dun understand technologies, go buy something cheaper...
this is the worst phone ever.
i broke mine when i threw it to check if it is ruggedized!!! what the hell!
check out the latest news, "another iphone blows up in France", seems apple have a prob with their lithium batteries in the iphone & ipods.
iphone lovers, watch out:
iphone would explode, hehehe
and yet...another one...
hello...i have a question...i want to buy an iphone/ipod 8gb...could anybody tell me if it's enough 8gb or do i have to buy a 16gb...because i saw that the games and applications are very big by size....hello from romania
im getting the iPhone 5GS!!!! its not out until 2014! but my dad works for Apple, ha ha ha ha
Fildelarkungen, 25 Aug 2009Is the Apple Iphone 3Gs worth the money ? The phone is kinda old now right? Will there be a ne... moreIt depends. The first one came out and was expensive and a piece of sh*t. The 3g came out, cheaper and minor updates (one whole year later). The 3gs came out with a lot of hardware updates and mms and tethering abbilities. I personally think this is the iPhone that is worth buying. Wait one more year to see what else they add? I wouldnt expect anything different, maybe a newer, slimmer design? A 5mpx camera? LED flash? I really wouldnt want to wait. I'd buy this one. But then again, I'm the kind of guy who buys phones and changes them like if they were clothing, so I'd probably change phones at least twice before the next iPhone. It you like to keep your phone for as long as you can: wait.
Is the Apple Iphone 3Gs worth the money ? The phone is kinda old now right? Will there be a new modell soon ?
Anonymous, 25 Aug 2009this phone does not have blutoothHow does my bluetooth headset work with my iPhone then?
That and tethering my laptop to the Internet through my iPhone without plugging it in.
I'm pretty sure it's using Bluetooth, that's what it said when I paired them under Bluetooth settings in the settings menu.
So how does it do these things without Bluetooth?