A visual history of gadgets that have burst into flames

Or exploded.

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Samsung had a rough 2016. Last year, the company had to recall its Galaxy Note 7 after units were catching fire, followed by millions of washing machines that were exploding in people's homes. But Samsung isn't the only company that's struggled recently with faulty batteries. We've seen similar issues with hoverboards, a Tesla Model S and the latest electric skateboard from Boosted. Let's take a look at other products that have had trouble in the flammability department. And let's hope those non-exploding lithium Ion batteries get here soon.

Gallery: Gadgets that have exploded or burst into flames | 4 Photos

  • iPhone 4
  • MacBooks
  • Galaxy Note 7
  • Samsung washing machines
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