Apple (AAPL -1.4%) announces owners of 1st-generation iPod nanos can receive a free replacement...

|About: Apple Inc. (AAPL)|By:, SA News Editor

Apple (AAPL -1.4%) announces owners of 1st-generation iPod nanos can receive a free replacement due to a safety risk from overheating batteries. Jumping ahead a few tech innovations, testing on the iPhone 4S suggests its own battery issues (I, II) are related to software problems - not a hardware failure - which could provide the company an easier solution.