Apple starts off action for USB chargers after incidents




Apple has started a campaign in which customers can buy for $ 10 after surrendering an adapter from another manufacturer. ‘Official’ iPhone or iPad adapter The action follows a number of incidents of non-official adapters.

According to Apple, recent media coverage that adapters in some cases constitute a risk. for iPhones, iPads and iPods that are made ​​by other manufacturers By errors in the design would be security risks may arise, which Apple indirectly refers to a number of cases in China where some people reportedly died after using supposedly faulty chargers.

The exchange action starts on August 16. Customers may submit an unofficial charger at Apple Stores. Apple promises to recycle. Them in an environmentally friendly manner Then customers for $ 10, or an equivalent amount in local currency according to Apple, purchase an official USB charger. The promotion runs until October 18. Customers should have their iPad, iPhone or iPod to take to register the serial number may once a new adapter with discount will be purchased for each device.


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