If you have the Beats Pill XL Portable Wireless speakers, then you need to get in touch with Apple and turn in your device. You will then receive a $325 Apple Store credit or electronic payment, whichever you prefer.
The device has been recalled due to reports of the speakers overheating. Though there was only one reported case of a user’s finger being burned and one damaging a work desk, the company has decided to make a recall.
The official statement about the recall:
This recall involves all Beats Pill XL portable, wireless speakers. The recalled products are plastic, capsule-shaped speakers about 4 inches tall by 13 inches wide by 4 inches deep with a plastic mesh grille on the front and a built-in carrying handle to the rear. The small “b” Beats logo is on the grille and “beatspillXL” is on the handle. The speakers come in five colors black, white, pink, metallic sky and titanium.
In the U.S., there are about 222,000 units being recalled while in Canada, there are about 11,000. The recall announcement didn’t mention anything about international units. What the report states is:
Apple Retail Stores and major retail stores nationwide and online at Apple.com and Beatsbydre.com from January 2014 through June 2015 for about $300.
Get in touch to get your refund online at www.apple.com or www.beatsbydre.com, or www.apple.com/support/beats-pillxl-recall or contact Apple Support toll-free at (800) 275-2273 anytime for more information.