Apple: Exploding iPhones Not Our Fault

Apple says it's not to blame for a series of exploding iPods and iPhones, according to a report published on Friday. The company has been under fire, so to speak, for devices overheating and shattering across Europe and the U.K.
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My 3 year old Samsung mp3 player has been thrown left and right and it's not exploding and burning my hand off or any nonsense like that.

And I thought the idea of a touch screen was for people to apply certain depths of pressure to it to use the thing in the first place. Is it bad to do that too?