Apple points voluntary recall for some worldwide AC adapters
Heads up, world vacationers. When you have an Apple AC plug adapter or Journey Adapter package meant to be used in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Continental Europe, New Zealand and South Korea, you may need to speak to the parents in Cupertino about getting a alternative. The corporate simply introduced a voluntary recall of these adapters — ones that shipped with Macs and iDevices between 2003 and 2015 — as a result of there is a danger their prongs might break and shock somebody. Apple says it is conscious of 12 such incidents around the globe, so take a look at the corporate’s recall website to see if yours is likely one of the problematic bunch.
To be clear, when you’ve obtained the 2-prong plugs used within the US and China, or the cumbersome three-prong affair for the UK and Hong Kong, you are alright. It is simply the lengthy, spherical-pronged adapters principally seen in Europe and the angled prongs utilized in Australia that you’ll want to be looking out for. Assuming you do fall into the previous camp, examine your plug adapter for “both 4 or 5 characters or no characters on the within slot the place it attaches to the primary Apple energy adapter.”
In the event you’ve obtained these telltale characters, you’ll go to an Apple Retailer for a alternative, or request one on-line.