Apple says 'looking into' video of apparent iPhone 7 Plus meltdown - AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

Apple is investigating the circumstances behind a widely circulated video showing a partially melted, smoking iPhone 7 Plus, the result of what appears to be a major device malfunction, reports said late Thursday. On Wednesday, Brianna Olivas posted to ...and more »

Finally proof that Apple copies Samsung: iPhone 7 Plus halts, catches fire like a Galaxy Note 7 - The Register

Vid Demonstrating yet again that Apple trails Samsung in mobile phone trends, an iPhone 7 Plus owner has reported that her prized possession recently blew up on her. Video of the rose gold phone smoking was posted to Brianna Olivas' Twitter feed, along ...and more »

Apple is 'looking into' the viral video showing iPhone 7 burst into smoke - TNW

Apple might be pulling a Samsung. This Wednesday, an Arizona-based teenager shared a distressing video that shows her iPhone 7 Plus excessively release fumes after spontaneously heating up to the point of melting. The footage reveals a gaping hole on ...and more »

Apple looking into video of exploding iPhone 7 Plus - The Guardian

Video of Brianna Olivas's iPhone 7 Plus on fire prompts Apple to investigate. Photograph: Samuel Gibbs for the Guardian. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email; View more sharing options; Share on LinkedIn · Share on Pinterest · Share ...and more »

iPhone 7 Plus explosion video being 'looked into' by Apple after handset destroys itself - The Independent

Apple says that it is looking into the videos and photos posted over the phone, whose owner said had been used normally and had been destroyed all by itself. The rose gold iPhone was owned by 18-year-old Brianna Olivas from Arizona. She said that her ...and more »

Apple looking into reports iPhone 7 exploded while owner was asleep - Telegraph.co.uk

Apple is looking into reports that an iPhone 7 spontaneously caught fire after videos surfaced online. Twitter user Brianna Olivas posted a video of a smoking iPhone 7 Plus, which caught fire after not working properly for a couple of days. Olivas was ...and more »

iPhone 7 Plus Reportedly Explodes; Apple Says It's Looking Into the Issue - NDTV

If the explosion cases associated with Galaxy Note 7 have taught us something, it is that safety issues like this can damage a well-established company's image substantially. This is exactly why Apple has reportedly got in touch with the owner of an ...and more »

Apple investigates report of iPhone 7 explosion - The Australian Financial Review

Brianna Olivas's iPhone 7. "We are in touch with the customer and looking into it," an Apple representative said. Brianna Olivas. by Todd Spangler. Apple is investigating a report by an Arizona teen that her iPhone 7 Plus "blew up" as it was charging ...and more »

Apple Is Investigating This Footage of an Exploding iPhone 7 Plus - Fortune

In a Wednesday Twitter post, 18-year-old Brianna Olivas posted a recording of her iPhone 7 Plus that apparently exploded. Olivas bought the phone from Sprint in January, Mashable reported. Just a day before the phone began to smoke, Olivas took it to ...and more »

Apple probing exploding iPhone 7 after video goes viral - The Express Tribune

Apple seems to have become the latest victim of exploding smartphones as a video of an iPhone 7 exploding has gone viral. Undoubtedly the biggest controversy surrounding smartphones in 2016 was the case of the exploding Samsung Galaxy Note 7.and more »