Man killed by 'exploding mobile phone'

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    Man killed by 'exploding mobile phone'


    Mike Harvey, Technology Correspondent



    div#related-article-links p a, div#related-article-links p a:visited {color:#06c;}A man has died after his mobile phone exploded, severing a major artery in his neck, according to reports.

    The man, thought to be a shop assistant in his twenties at a computer shop in Guangzhou, China, died after he put a new battery in his phone. It was believed that he may have just finished charging the battery and had put the phone in his breast pocket when it exploded.




     
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    Sad? Yes. Even sadder is that it didn't happen to someone driving their car.

    OK, I'll go take my medicine now.
     
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    that's it. no more booty calls. only booty txting.

    ml
     
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    Who can they sue?
     
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    This goes to show you to heed the replacement battery warnings on cell phones. There are knock off batteries out there that do this.
     
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    And not to mention that most electronic equipment should be made with one way voltage wirings, so an inverted battery will not do this.
     
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    "Can you hear me n..." oh, forget it
     
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    This will make some of us men think more carefully about placing the phone in our pants pocket.
     
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