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Hi, Im ZianSing. Im recently heard many rumour about people got hurted by the explosion of their cell phone. They said using your phone while charging may make your phone explode or electricution. Is that real ? Can you give me a briefly explain will it happen ? If yes, how it get to explode. I curious because im stdying physics by still haven touch the enginerring or any technology studies but i really wondering how it happen. Hope u can explain to me. Thks and i will share it to my friends, hope you can help me. Thks

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It's not real. Cell phone don't explode like that and you cannot be injured using a cell phone while it is charging. What I would strongly recommend is that when you charge your cell phone, always and only use the charger that came with your phone or is specifically designed for you phone. Trying to charge a phone with a charger not intended for your phone can cause issues with the phone and could cause the phone to be damaged. But phones don't explode like that.  

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I can answer questions on cellular phones, the physical device, the network, contracts, billing, ordering, porting and what to look for when purchasing cell phones. I am located in the United States. I am an expert on BlackBerrys, Treos, HTC devices and iPhones as well as cellphones and aircards. I have over 15 years of experience in both the wireless and wireline world with the carriers. I have a lot of knowledge regarding the wireless providers - their services, prices and policies, both GSM AT&T and T-Mobile) and CDMA (Verizon, Sprint/Nextel). I am very familiar with the individual devices and their specifications. I can also answer questions regarding BlackBerrys, iPhones and other PDAs, both Palm-based and Windows-based. I can troubleshoot most any problem someone is having with their cellular device or with the provider.

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Over 20 years in the Telecom industry working for the carriers with individuals, small business, medium business and large corporations(Fortune 500). Also worked as a professor in Maryland for 10 years teaching telecommunications.

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I belong to several organizations

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Master's in Telecommunications

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Received several awards for papers that I have published over the years

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