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Exploding cell phone kills store employee

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posted on Feb, 5 2009 @ 12:52 AM
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Exploding cell phone kills store employee


news.cnet.com

February 3, 2009 9:42 PM PST
Posted by Chris Matyszczyk

I was just wondering whether to finally sacrifice my loyal and beautiful Nokia cell phone for something more contemporary when I discovered that a couple of days ago China experienced its ninth cell phone explosion since 2002.

In the latest, a sales associate in a computer store in Guangzhou apparently charged his new cell phone battery and put the phone into his shirt pocket. It then exploded, severing his neck artery. He bled to...
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posted on Feb, 5 2009 @ 12:52 AM
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I don't know if its any comfort that I don't carry my phone anywhere near THAT HEAD. So it seems I am not just risking cancer carrying around my cellphone near my nether regions


Gosh, who knew we could accidentally get a sex change anytime...

I guess I could start carrying one of those man purses...

news.cnet.com
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posted on Feb, 5 2009 @ 12:56 AM
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WOW

Another reason we should not buy Chinese cell phone replacement batteries.

Buy American replacement batteries I hear they will take your head off not just sever an artery




posted on Feb, 5 2009 @ 01:13 AM
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I posted this here

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but it got moved.



posted on Feb, 5 2009 @ 01:34 AM
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Could be political undesirables.

The exploding phone is an old school trick.



posted on Feb, 5 2009 @ 02:55 AM
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Oh lord... nice one.
Technically, you'd just lack a certain organ... But hey, if it's missing you may as well go the extra step.



posted on Feb, 5 2009 @ 03:17 AM
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Whoa this isn't good, especially for me as I currently use a Chinese mobile (UT Starcom)..

Guess it's time to bring my old Nokia out of retirement.

Hey anyone wanna buy a cheep mobile?



posted on Feb, 5 2009 @ 03:31 AM
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I'm on the same line of thinking there. Possibly sophisticated mob/government hits. Sounds like something right out of 24.



posted on Feb, 5 2009 @ 03:56 AM
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According to one of the reader comments on the CNET page, the batteries have exploded before and some recalls have been done.

"The batteries can become mini-bombs, caused by high temperatures and humidity".

Your not supposed to charge them at or above 45 celsius.



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