Apple Recalls iPod and iPhone Power Adapters

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Apple is recalling millions of its Ultracompact USB Power Adapters, Engadget reports. These are the ones that came with iPhone 3Gs and are also sold separately for use in charging various iPods and older iPhones, and as power adapters for the iPod Universal Dock.

The company said that the adapters as issued have metal prongs that could break off and cause electric shock. For more information on the recall as well as instructions as to how to replace the faulty one you may have, read Apple’s support article on the problem. Note: you can still charge your gadgets via a computer’s USB port; Apple recommends doing that while you get this sorted out.

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