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Bling It Up With Goldie Looking Cable

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This goldie-lookin Lightning cable seems absurd at first, a piece of shiny nonsense that surely costs a fortune, aimed squarely at the kind of fools that pay real money for Swarovski crystal and Vertu phones. But in fact it’s a pretty great gadget. Why?

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iOS 7 Killed Off Some Unlicensed Lightning Cables, But Here’s A Fix That Might Work For You

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It’s not just you: iOS 7 has seemingly killed off support for some unlicensed, third-party Lightning cables.

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Crosslink Cable Is The Multitasking Shuriken Of Charging Cables

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Who needs to carry a clutch of compatible cables just to charge a few gadgets when you could just toss the CrossLink into your pocket/travel bag and be done? Best of all, it costs less than many single dedicated cables.

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Juicies Woven Cord And Aluminum Lightning Cables Only A Buck More Than Apple’s Own

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There’s probably one single fact that’ll get you interested in the fancy Juicies Lightning cable:

  • Apple Lightning-to-USB adapter: $19.
  • Juicies: $20.

That’s right – for just a dollar more you can have aluminum plugs and a corded fabric cable instead of plastic and… More plastic.

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The Kii Is Sync-And-Charge Piece Of Mind On A Keychain [Review]

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Kii by Bluelounge
Category: iPhone Cables
Works With: Any iPhone or iPad
Price: $19.95-39.95

We’ve all been there: out of juice on the road and with no charging cable on hand. You can, of course, carry around a 30-pin or Lightning charging cable with you, but that takes up space. There’s something to be said for a small footprint and peace-of-mind.

Enter the Kii by Bluelounge. It’s sync-and-charge piece of mind on a keychain, in a very convenient form factor.

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Smart Concept: iPhone Bumper Case Doubles As Charging Cable

Juice Up is a super-smart concept design with one big flaw: it relies on the kindness of strangers to actually work. Still, with a little modification it could be just about the best bumper you could buy.

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Nomad Is A Stubby Lightning Cable That Hangs Off Your Keychanin

Nomad Is A Stubby Lightning Cable That Hangs Off Your Keychanin

One of the unsung advantages of the iPhone’s crazy popularity is that you can almost always find a charger for it, whether from the lost property box at a hotel or from the guy at the next desk in your office.

But now that Lightning exists, things are more complicated, and a lot of the old 30-pin cables people were willing to lend out are now useless. So how about carrying your own? That’s the idea behind the Nomad cable, a three-inch stub which attaches to your keychain.

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DIY iCable Tidy Promotes Home Harmony

DIY iCable Tidy Promotes Home Harmony

There are several truths about cables:

  1. Despite having a rats nest of cables in the back of your closet, you can never find the one you actually want.
  2. All cables – ALL OF THEM – are self-tangling. And “tangle-free” cables are the worst.
  3. Try as you might, you have never managed to come up with a good way to organize cables and have them look good.

This is one reason I like the look of Brit Morin’s cool DIY project. The other reason is that it’s not just for cables but for several other things I have too many of: sunglasses, neckties, straps (just kidding about the neckties).

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Curly Charging Cables For Your Lightning Devices

Cables: I love what they do – keeping my beloved gadgets juiced and full of delicious data – but — unlike a playful kitten — I hate their tangled mess. Perhaps the perfect charger cable is here at last though: It’s the curly phone-style Lightning cable from Japanese company Sanwa.

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Cordito Cable Wrap, Like A Leather Burrito For Your Chargers

Sick of tangled cords when traveling? Want to look more like a cool-headed doctor than a disorganized teenager when you tend to the charging of your various iGadgets? Then the Cordito Wrap is for you: It’s a super-stylish (and super-simple) leather sheet for organizing cables and chargers.

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