New Apple Canada Recall
This Recall is for the World Travel Adapter Kit
The Apple World Travel Adapter Kit consists of several AC wall plug adapters for use around the world. The affected AC wall plug adapters are designed for use in Continental Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Argentina, Korea, and Brazil. The wall plug adapters slide onto the Apple power adapter used to charge MacBook computers and certain iOS devices.
The affected wall plug adapters may break, posing an electrical shock hazard to consumers.
Approximately 80,628 units were sold in Canada
They were sold from January 2003 to January 2015.
For more information, consumers may contact Apple Canada Inc. on the company’s website or by calling toll–free at 1-800-263-3394 at any time.
Apple Canada is recalling it’s Beats Pill XL Speakers
This is a joint recall with Health Canada as well as the US CPSC, and Apple Canada.
Product being recalled is the Beats Pill XL Speaker
The recalled products are plastic, capsule-shaped audio speakers with model number B0514. The speakers measure about 4 inches (10 centimeters) tall by 13 inches (33 centimeters) wide by 4 inches (10 centimeters) deep and are black, white, pink, metallic sky or titanium in colour. The affected speakers have a ‘b’ Beats logo on the speaker grille side and the words ‘beats pill XL’ on the handle.
Reason for recall – FIRE HAZARD!!
The battery in the speaker can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
There have been 2 reports in Canada and 6 in the United States of this happening. One consumer injury and another reported a desk that had been ruined.
Approximately 11,000 units were sold in Canada and 222,000 units in the United States.
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If you or someone you know as purchased the recalled product…STOP USING IT IMMEDIATELY! Contact Apple Canada for a full refund or email money transfer.
Apple has just announced a voluntary product recall on iPhone 5 batteries, due to defect.
Apple has received several reports that some iPhone 5’s may experience shortened battery life and/or need to be charged more frequently.
The affected iPhone 5’s were sold between September 2012 and January 2013.
If your iPhone 5 meets the eligibility requirements, Apple will replace your iPhone 5 battery, free of charge.
NOTE: This Recall Affects iPhone 5’s Worldwide
As of August 22, 2014, the replacement process will be available in the U.S. and China. In other countries, it will be available as of August 29, 2014.
Choose one of the service options below to have your battery replaced. Your iPhone will be examined prior to any service to verify that it is eligible for this program and in working order.
- Apple Authorized Service Provider – Find one here.
- Apple Retail Store – Make an appointment here.
- Apple Technical Support – Contact us.
To prepare your iPhone 5 for the battery replacement process, please follow the steps below:
- Back up your data to iTunes or iCloud
- Turn off Find my iPhone
- Erase data and settings in Settings > General > Reset > Erase all Content and Settings
Note: If your iPhone 5 has any damage such as a cracked screen which impairs the replacement of the battery, that issue will need to be resolved prior to the battery replacement. In some cases, there may be a cost associated with the repair.
Apple may restrict or limit repair to the original country of purchase.
If you believe your iPhone 5 was affected by this issue, and you paid to replace your battery, you can contact Apple about a refund.
This worldwide Apple program doesn’t extend the standard warranty coverage of the iPhone 5. The program covers affected iPhone 5 batteries for two years after the first retail sale of the unit or until March 1, 2015, whichever provides longer coverage.