AT&T warns customers of overheating hazard with Quickfire's charger

AT&T warns customers of overheating hazard with Quickfire's charger
A couple of days after pulling the model from the shelves and web site, AT&T sent a letter to owners of the Quickfire GTX75 warning them that the device could significantly overheat if the AC adapter is not inserted correctly. In the letter, Ma Bell says that the embossed arrow on the adapter should always be face-up on the same side as the Quickfire's display screen when inserted into the phone. The carrier also warns not to force the AC adapter into the phone. And just so you don't think that this is just your Ma Bell being overprotective of you, the letter does mention that there have been a few reports of this occurring already. AT&T writes that if you have any questions regarding this matter, you can call them at 1-800-801-1101. On Monday, the model was taken off AT&T's line-up. No official reason was given for the action although a rep told us that the phone did not meet the carrier's standards.

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source: EngadgetMobile

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