iPhone-related death in China could be linked to fake charger
Apple’s power adapter.
The death of a 23-year-old Chinese woman last week, who was allegedly electrocuted while answering a call on her iPhone, is now believed to be linked to a third-party USB charger.
Ma Ailun was apparently using a third-party charger with her
iPhone 4, instead of one made by Apple. That’s according to Xiang Ligang, a phone expert interviewed by CCTV earlier this week (Google translation), who suggested that the charger may have had fewer safety measures built into its hardware, and experienced a failure.
The incident, which is still being…