Headphone batteries explode on flight to Australia
This seems a little crazy to me with all of the recent incidents with these batteries.
Consider the question and explanation. The explanation notes "all the recent incidents". The question asks "who would have thought the batteries were so volatile?"
I'm wondering why anyone would buy devices with these batteries what with all the bad press.
What i would wonder, is why companies wouldnt spend the money on r&d to engineer that problem out of the equation.
Technology has come too far for that to continue to be an issue. Or to ever have been an issue.
I'm would bet it came down to money and inventory they were hoping to get rid of without this happening. I understand that recalls are expensive, but if that's what happened, the people responsible need to spend some quality time in the slammer.
I agree. Money trumps people.
pun not intended, until it was
Is that like "Holy Shit"? :)
More specific. Shit can be any consistency, a turd is well formed
Now you are getting technical on me. Ha!
Is that what I think it is? :)
Battery acid is no joke in itself.
It might get to the point where the airlines only allow devices onboard that have been certified flight-safe by some kind of testing authority. Even then, it might be other factors that cause issues, such as the method of recharging or the actual charger etc.
Problems with iPhones and similar, innovative devices, resp. with their batteries, are known since several years.
And there was also the problem with exploding hoverboards: