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Apple recalls Beats Pill XL speakers due to potential fire risk

Apple has issued a voluntary recall of its Bluetooth-connected Beats Pill XL wireless speakers due to a potential overheating risk.

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If you or a friend own a Beats Pill XL bluetooth-connected speaker, keep reading because it could potentially prevent a fire. Apple is issuing a voluntary recall due to a problem where the speaker can overheat to the point where it bursts up into flames. Talk about a smoking speaker, huh?

According to its recall website, Apple issued this statement:

“Apple has determined that, in rare cases, the battery in the Beats Pill XL Speaker may overheat and pose a fire safety risk. If you have a Beats Pill XL Speaker, please stop using it.”

This affects all models of the speakers, including black, white, pink, metallic sky and titanium colors.  Customers are eligible for a $325 refund or Apple store credit once the unit is returned back to Apple. Click here for more information to learn more.

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