The Google Nexus 7 has a meltdown

The Google Nexus 7 has had a meltdown and according to the original story, the tablet was being recharged using the OEM charger for three hours before it became a smores manufacturing facility as you can see from the photos...
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29. djstammo

Posts: 16; Member since: Oct 01, 2012

Showed this news a month ago at the "Nexus 7 already the best selling tablet ever in the UK" news comment. Why took so long?

30. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

this is the consumer's fault acually! "The owner of the tablet says that the slate was in his office overnight when the incident occurred" so he forgot to unplug his tablet! its his fault! human error! not company's error!

32. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

faulty wiring, or did he microwave it?

37. darkkjedii

Posts: 30904; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Uh ohhhhhhh... This simply proves, that the nexus 7 like any device can have issues. The iPad, nexus, surface, galaxy tab, and the rest r prone to problems. It's still a great tablet though.

39. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

Years back there was case of Nokia phonesw exploding dureing charge and that time it came out to be battery issue as a result opf which certain serial numbers of battery lot were given free repalcement.

40. dukefawcett

Posts: 2; Member since: Nov 11, 2012

either used the wrong charger, or carged it was it was in the microwave
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