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Apple recalls Beats Pill wireless speaker

Apple has recalled its Beats Pill XL portable wireless speaker due to a fire hazard.

Consumers have reported eight instances of the speakers’ batteries overheating. One incident resulted in a burn to a consumer’s finger, another resulted in damage to a consumer’s desk.

About 222,000 units were sold in across the U.S., another 11,000 were sold in Canada.

The product retailed for about $300 and was sold at Apple.com, Beatsbydre.com and at retail stores from Jan. 2014 through June 2015.

Consumers should stop using the product and contact Apple for a $325 Apple Store credit or electronic payment. Apple will provide a postage-paid box in which consumers can return the recalled speaker to Apple. For more information, call 1-800-275-2273.