He took off the earphone and left it atop a piece of gym equipment to seek help and once he returned, the earphone had exploded and was charred.
Jason Colon rolled the blackened Apple AirPod in his hand, still in disbelief that the wireless headphone had apparently blown apart moments after he removed it from his right ear.
Jason Colon was exercising at LA Fitness in Tampa, Florida, when he noticed smoke coming out of his headphones. Apple's iPhones have been in the news for exploding every now and then around the world - majority have faulty batteries. As for now, what are your thoughts on the AirPods blowing up on a Florida man?
"I don't know what would've happened to my ear", he said. "It was already popped", said Colon.
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"I didn't see it happen, but, I mean, it was already fried", Colon told local television station WFLA TV.
Apple's AirPods are a one of a kind device, featuring advanced technology that no other company is now offering.
"I don't know what would've happened to my ear", said Colon. "And then I saw white smoke start billowing out", he said.
WFLA reached out to Apple after Colon told his story. "Ear lobe could've been burnt".
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If Siri finds a coffee shop that sounds to your liking, for example, there's no way to send that information to your iPhone. Apple has officially launched in-store pick-ups, sales and synchronised deliveries of HomePod in the United Kingdom.
In 2016, Samsung recalled the Galaxy Note 7 after some phones caught fire because of a defect in the batteries.
This isn't the first case of a popular product bursting into flames.
He isn't exactly sure what happened to the right AirPod, but he's definitely sure others should be warned.
A man's AirPods exploded while he was at the gym YouTube/News Channel 8 A man's AirPods have exploded while he was at the gym.
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