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Cellphone bursts into flames

Postby GordonH » Jul 5th, 2020, 3:55 pm

Now is this just freaky event or has time revealed an old issue with this brands cellphones (aware its a different model).
https://www.castanet.net/news/BC/304510 ... nto-flames


added: whole new hot pocket then Jim Gaffigan talks about. [icon_lol2.gif]
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Re: Cellphone bursts into flames

Postby Jlabute » Jul 6th, 2020, 8:48 am

Depends on the chemistry of your battery, where it was made, and what device it is in.

There were a number of incidents where Samsung phones burst in to flames. Not only cellphones, but electric vehicles, vape mods, laptops, etc.

An ill-designed product where charging circuits cause the battery to overheat, or an enclosure that puts mechanical stress on the battery, or battery manufacturing defects etc. The engineering needed to fix lithium battery power issues is on-going and improving all the time. Unfortunately, lithium is dangerous. Lithium is explosive when exposed to water and burns in humid air. The world needs better battery tech.
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Re: Cellphone bursts into flames

Postby OKkayak » Jul 6th, 2020, 11:49 am

I call BS on this story, it says he's had the phone since 2016. Nobody has a phone that old anymore [icon_lol2.gif] [icon_lol2.gif] [icon_lol2.gif]
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Re: Cellphone bursts into flames

Postby oldtrucker » Jul 6th, 2020, 12:02 pm

OKkayak wrote:I call BS on this story, it says he's had the phone since 2016. Nobody has a phone that old anymore [icon_lol2.gif] [icon_lol2.gif] [icon_lol2.gif]


I have a sony erricson from 2006 that I can't kill. Never replaced the battery.
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Re: Cellphone bursts into flames

Postby GordonH » Jul 6th, 2020, 12:04 pm

OKkayak wrote:I call BS on this story, it says he's had the phone since 2016. Nobody has a phone that old anymore [icon_lol2.gif] [icon_lol2.gif] [icon_lol2.gif]


I have good old friend and like Squire Barnes, he has an iPhone 4. So it does happen

My flip phone is a 2010
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Re: Cellphone bursts into flames

Postby OKkayak » Jul 6th, 2020, 12:06 pm

^^^ Shady Acres residents exempt [icon_lol2.gif] [icon_lol2.gif] [icon_lol2.gif]
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Re: Cellphone bursts into flames

Postby GordonH » Jul 6th, 2020, 12:17 pm

OKkayak wrote:^^^ Shady Acres residents exempt [icon_lol2.gif] [icon_lol2.gif] [icon_lol2.gif]


If it still works why buy another one. btw I am not in a retirement home, don’t think any would take this grumpy old *bleep*. lol
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Re: Cellphone bursts into flames

Postby Urban Cowboy » Jul 6th, 2020, 12:29 pm

OKkayak wrote:I call BS on this story, it says he's had the phone since 2016. Nobody has a phone that old anymore [icon_lol2.gif] [icon_lol2.gif] [icon_lol2.gif]


Oh you'd lose if you bet any money on that. :smt045
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Re: Cellphone bursts into flames

Postby OKkayak » Jul 6th, 2020, 12:31 pm

Geezus, tough crowd today [icon_lol2.gif]
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Re: Cellphone bursts into flames

Postby TylerM4 » Jul 14th, 2020, 7:38 am

OKkayak wrote:Geezus, tough crowd today [icon_lol2.gif]


Needed a winking emoji or something. They all thought you were serious. :130:
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Re: Cellphone bursts into flames

Postby GordonH » Jul 14th, 2020, 7:54 am

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=uh5Reww5pSk

Comedy relief

Oh and if you place one of these exploding phones in your pocket then Oops my bad & maybe not funny.
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Re: Cellphone bursts into flames

Postby mexi cali » Jul 14th, 2020, 9:23 am

GordonH wrote:
OKkayak wrote:I call BS on this story, it says he's had the phone since 2016. Nobody has a phone that old anymore [icon_lol2.gif] [icon_lol2.gif] [icon_lol2.gif]


I have good old friend and like Squire Barnes, he has an iPhone 4. So it does happen

My flip phone is a 2010


What's a flip phone???
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Re: Cellphone bursts into flames

Postby GordonH » Jul 14th, 2020, 9:29 am

^^^ for all youngsters on here, this is a flip phone. [icon_lol2.gif]
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Re: Cellphone bursts into flames

Postby oneh2obabe » Jul 14th, 2020, 10:18 am

^^^Friend back East uses a flip phone and has a couple of new ones - got them through Fido Dollars before they were discontined - for backup in case the one he's currently using gives up the ghost. I get a free upgrade every 2 years on my plan and get to chooose from 3 or 4 models. First upgrade let me keep the old phone - new upgrades the phone has to be turned in. Friend needed a cell for her part-time job and couldn't afford to buy one so I gave her the old phone (circa 2016) which she activated on the cheapest talk/data plan she could find.
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Re: Cellphone bursts into flames

Postby Bsuds » Jul 24th, 2020, 7:03 pm

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