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Another iPhone Electrocution Lands Man In Coma

redletterdave (2493036) writes | about a year ago

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redletterdave (2493036) writes "A 30-year-old Chinese man has been in a coma for the last 10 days after getting shocked while charging his iPhone. The electrocution was believed to be caused by an unauthorized third-party iPhone charger, where the low quality of the capacitor and circuit protector caused the capacitor to break down and send 220 volts of electricity directly into the cell phone battery."
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Standards? (0)

Anonymous Coward | about a year ago | (#44329213)

Would someone explain to me just how this sort of thing happens? I mean, seriously, how can a single Micro USB connection, the same standard connection every other modern phone in the world uses, give out enough amperage to...

Oh. It's Apple's CrazyFuck(tm) connector. I see.

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