MacBook Pro Power Connector Bursts into Flames

The only truly innovative new feature on the Apple MacBook Pro is its MagSafe connector, which uses a magnet to connect the power cord to the machine, ensuring that anyone who yanks the cable will simply unplug the device and not send the computer hurtling to the ground. But it turns out there's a dark side to this feature: It's a fire hazard. When a MacBook Pro customer posted pictures of his fried machine on the Web, Apple demanded that he remove them in order to avoid the inevitable media backlash, but the company did replace the customer's MacBook Pro

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