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Fitbit Claims Exploding Flex 2 Didn't Malfunction, Says 'External Forces' to Blame - NDTV;

Fitbit Claims Exploding Flex 2 Didn't Malfunction, Says 'External Forces' to Blame - NDTV

NDTVFitbit Claims Exploding Flex 2 Didn't Malfunction, Says 'External Forces' to BlameNDTVA few days ago, a Fitbit Flex 2 reportedly exploded on Wisconsin resident Dina Mitchell's arm, and she faced second-degree burns because of it. Fitbit was quick to respond and investigate, and now, the company claims that a "malfunction did not cause ...and more »

Fitbit Flex 2 exploded from “external forces,” claimant protests - PocketNow (press release) (blog);

Fitbit Flex 2 exploded from “external forces,” claimant protests - PocketNow (press release) (blog)

PocketNow (press release) (blog)Fitbit Flex 2 exploded from “external forces,” claimant protestsPocketNow (press release) (blog)Following up on last week's report that Fitbit was looking into a Wisconsin customer's complaint about a Flex 2 band exploding, the company has since denied that the device malfunctioned. A spokesperson sent a statement to WTMJ-TV on Friday that reads ...and more »

Fitbit Disputes Fitness Tracker 'Explosion' - ChannelNews;

Fitbit Disputes Fitness Tracker 'Explosion' - ChannelNews

ChannelNewsFitbit Disputes Fitness Tracker 'Explosion'ChannelNewsFitbit has denied reports that suggested one of the company's fitness trackers had exploded during regular use. Last week, Wisconsin resident Dina Mitchell claimed she had been reading a book when her Fitbit Flex 2 malfunctioned, causing second-degree ...and more »

Fitbit says 'external forces' caused bracelet to explode - Daily Mail;

Fitbit says 'external forces' caused bracelet to explode - Daily Mail

Daily MailFitbit says 'external forces' caused bracelet to explodeDaily MailMitchell was offered a free replacement Fitbit Flex 2, which she remains wary of after the incident. She claims that she was not doing any physical activity when the bracelet exploded, but simply sitting and reading a book.and more »

Fitbit denies Wisconsin woman's claim her device blew up - Daily Mail;

Fitbit denies Wisconsin woman's claim her device blew up - Daily Mail

Daily MailFitbit denies Wisconsin woman's claim her device blew upDaily MailDina Mitchell sent her device back to the company after she complained that it overheated and burned her skin while she was sitting down reading. But after carrying out an investigation in to how the gadget broke, Fitbit says Ms Mitchell's claim that ...and more »

The Fitbit Flex 2 that exploded did so due to external factors, company says - Phone Arena;

The Fitbit Flex 2 that exploded did so due to external factors, company says - Phone Arena

Phone ArenaThe Fitbit Flex 2 that exploded did so due to external factors, company saysPhone ArenaFew days ago, a Fitbit Flex 2 allegedly exploded on a wearer's wrist, sparking an investigation into the accident. Fitbit is done investigating and announced that no device malfunction is to blame. The unit in question was tested by a "leading third ...and more »

Fitbit says Wisconsin woman's Flex 2 tracker didn't explode on its own - WJBD Online;

Fitbit says Wisconsin woman's Flex 2 tracker didn't explode on its own - WJBD Online

WJBD OnlineFitbit says Wisconsin woman's Flex 2 tracker didn't explode on its ownWJBD OnlineDina Mitchell(NEW YORK) -- Fitbit has disputed a Wisconsin woman's claim that her Fitbit tracker exploded on its own. Dina Mitchell said she had owned her Fitbit Flex 2 for about two weeks, when earlier this month, the fitness tracking device allegedly ...and more »

Fitbit says Wisconsin woman's Flex 2 didn't explode on its own - Gadgets & Wearables;

Fitbit says Wisconsin woman's Flex 2 didn't explode on its own - Gadgets & Wearables

Gadgets & WearablesFitbit says Wisconsin woman's Flex 2 didn't explode on its ownGadgets & WearablesFitbit says its investigation into claims by a Wisconsin woman that her Flex 2 band exploded on her wrist concluded there was nothing wrong with her fitness tracker. Essential reading: Choosing the right Fitbit tracker. Dina Mitchell only had the ...and more »

Fitbit Disputes Woman's Claim That Her Flex 2 Tracker 'Exploded' on Its Own - Fortune;

Fitbit Disputes Woman's Claim That Her Flex 2 Tracker 'Exploded' on Its Own - Fortune

FortuneFitbit Disputes Woman's Claim That Her Flex 2 Tracker 'Exploded' on Its OwnFortuneWearables company Fitbit is disputing a Wisconsin woman's claim that her Fitbit tracker "exploded" on its own. Dina Mitchell said that her Fitbit Flex 2 spontaneously caught fire after two weeks of use and left a second-degree burn on her arm. But ...and more »

Fitbit burn brings awareness to Lithium-ion batteries overheating - KYMA;

Fitbit burn brings awareness to Lithium-ion batteries overheating - KYMA

KYMAFitbit burn brings awareness to Lithium-ion batteries overheatingKYMAYuma,Arizona - A popular electronic device that helps you keep track of calories you burn can actually burn you. The "Fitbit Flex" is another device behind the recent Samsung phones that have been exploding while using.Jesus Mendivil is the owner of ...and more »

Fitbit claims that the Flex 2 didn't explode just by itself - MySmartPrice Gear;

Fitbit claims that the Flex 2 didn't explode just by itself - MySmartPrice Gear

MySmartPrice GearFitbit claims that the Flex 2 didn't explode just by itselfMySmartPrice GearTwo days ago, a Wisconsin woman got injured after a Fitbit Flex 2 smart band exploded on her wrist. The woman, Dana Mitchel, suffered second-degree burns because of that. Following that, Fitbit promised to launch an investigation to look in deeper for ...and more »

Fitness tracker manufacturer says Woman's device did not malfunction - WTMJ-TV (press release) (registration) (blog);

Fitness tracker manufacturer says Woman's device did not malfunction - WTMJ-TV (press release) (registration) (blog)

WTMJ-TV (press release) (registration) (blog)Fitness tracker manufacturer says Woman's device did not malfunctionWTMJ-TV (press release) (registration) (blog)MILWAUKEE - Fitness tracker manufacturer, Fitbit, confirms the company has concluded its investigation into a device Milwaukee woman, Dina Mitchell, claims exploded causing second-degree burns. “Unfortunately, Fitbit has not been too supportive ...and more »

Fitbit Responds To Flex 2 Allegedly Exploding On Woman's Wrist - Ubergizmo;

Fitbit Responds To Flex 2 Allegedly Exploding On Woman's Wrist - Ubergizmo

UbergizmoFitbit Responds To Flex 2 Allegedly Exploding On Woman's WristUbergizmoThe other day we had reported that one woman had claimed that her Fitbit Flex 2 had exploded while on her wrist and left her with second-degree burns. No doubt this is a scary situation considering how many tech companies are pushing forwards with ...and more »

Fitbit says 'external forces' caused the damage to Flex 2 - USA TODAY

Fitbit says 'external forces' caused the damage to Flex 2USA TODAYFitbit says that its investigation into claims by a Wisconsin woman that the company's Flex 2 fitness tracker exploded on her wrist has concluded the device did not malfunction. The woman, Dina Mitchell, reportedly had second-degree burns. “We were ...and more »

Fitbit States That The Flex 2 Did Not Malfunction - Android Headlines;

Fitbit States That The Flex 2 Did Not Malfunction - Android Headlines

Android HeadlinesFitbit States That The Flex 2 Did Not MalfunctionAndroid HeadlinesFitbit has said in a statement that the Flex 2 which has been reported to have exploded did not malfunction. If you've been away from the internet over the last few days you may have missed that a Fitbit customer who owned the Flex 2 had reported the ...and more »

Woman (Dina Mitchell) Claims Her Fitbit Exploded and Burned Her - Eurweb.com;

Woman (Dina Mitchell) Claims Her Fitbit Exploded and Burned Her - Eurweb.com

Eurweb.comWoman (Dina Mitchell) Claims Her Fitbit Exploded and Burned HerEurweb.com*Wearable tech is increasingly popular these days. You've seen them: those electronic devices strapped to wrists that allegedly guide users to better health and fitness. They're supposed to help you, not hurt you, right? Dina Mitchell claims she was ...and more »

Fitbit says that Flex 2 didn't explode on its own - Engadget;

Fitbit says that Flex 2 didn't explode on its own - Engadget

EngadgetFitbit says that Flex 2 didn't explode on its ownEngadgetWisconsin resident Dina Mitchell said she suffered second-degree burns on her arm after her Fitbit Flex 2 suddenly caught fire on Tuesday, while she was reading a book. Today, Fitbit says that didn't happen. "Based on our initial investigation ...and more »

Fitbit: 'External forces' caused alleged Flex 2 explosion - MarketWatch

Fitbit: 'External forces' caused alleged Flex 2 explosionMarketWatchFitbit Inc. FIT, -3.54% said Friday an initial investigation into a Fitbit Flex 2 that allegedly exploded on a wearer's wrist concluded that the company's device didn't malfunction, and that testing showed "external forces" had caused the damage. "We ...and more »