Amazon Echobud Consumers Should Update Due To Overheating Issue
o you own a pair of Amazon's Echo Buds? If so, and in case you didn't get an email from the company, be advised that Amazon recently discovered a potential safety risk.
To address it, the company is asking all Echo Bud owners to perform a software update on their gear.
In a nutshell, the email the company sent out explained that occasionally, in very rare instances, it's possible for the Echo Buds to overheat while resting in their charging case.
In response, the company has released a software update that addresses the issue, prevents the Echo Buds from overheating, and helps to improve the long-term performance of the batteries.
If your Echo Buds are connected to your smartphone and the Alexa app via Bluetooth, your Echo Buds should receive this update automatically. Of course, it pays to double check to make sure you have it.