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Apple may have to ditch lightning cables if European regulators have their way

Apple may have to ditch lightning cables if European regulators have their way

Members of the European Parliament are proposing that mobile phone chargers should be standardized. This could oblige Apple to ditch its lightning charging cable format.
The perfect tech gift? Discounted lightning cables that won't fray.

The perfect tech gift? Discounted lightning cables that won't fray.

There's no shortage of design features Apple nails when it comes to the iPhone. Its controls are intuitive. It can hold an impressive amount of apps and downloads. And its camera quality continues to
Fake Lightning Cables That Can Hijack Connected Devices Are Heading for Mass Production

Fake Lightning Cables That Can Hijack Connected Devices Are Heading for Mass Production

Dummy Lightning cables that allow an attacker to gain remote control of computers they’re plugged into are slated to hit mass production, per a Wednesday report in Motherboard. Read more...

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Malicious USB Cables Embed Wi-Fi, Can Remotely Control Connected PC

Malicious USB Cables Embed Wi-Fi, Can Remotely Control Connected PC

Forget bad USB drives -- now we need to worry about malware-loaded USB cables. The post Malicious USB Cables Embed Wi-Fi, Can Remotely Control Connected PC appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Score a trio of extra long Lightning cables on sale for 65% off

Score a trio of extra long Lightning cables on sale for 65% off

Apple's included one of its Lighting-to-USB connectors with every iPhone and iPad for the past seven-ish years, and that's seven-ish years too long. It's not just that the thin cable breaks and frays
Yubico has a new Lightning-based YubiKey to lock down your iOS devices

Yubico has a new Lightning-based YubiKey to lock down your iOS devices

Yubioco announced at CES 2019 that received approval for a Lightning key that is currently in private testing, which means there will soon be a safe and secure way to use a physical security key with
V-Moda’s SpeakEasy lightning cable promises better sound — for a price

V-Moda’s SpeakEasy lightning cable promises better sound — for a price

While not for everyone, a third-party lightning headphone cable can improve the sound quality of your existing cans without forcing you to carry around Apple's tiny, but annoying, lightning
Report details how fake Apple products end up sold by Amazon

Report details how fake Apple products end up sold by Amazon

Apple sees nothing wrong with charging $19 for a single Lightning-to-USB cable and $9 for the privilege of using your headphones with your $1,000 phone, so it's no real surprise that the trade in fake
This clever cable is a one-stop iPhone charger shop

This clever cable is a one-stop iPhone charger shop

In the decade that I've been using iPhones, iPods and iPads, I've never broken a cable, but holy shit am I ever good at losing them. Hotel guests around North America, China, Japan and a good chunk of
Get 62% off these 10-foot long lightning charging cables

Get 62% off these 10-foot long lightning charging cables

We've covered a ton of charging cables in the past, each of them boasting a feature that proves to be very useful to smartphone power users — indestructibility, lightning speed charging and data

This Lightning cable combines tangle-free with extra reach [Deals]

Apple’s standard Lightning cables are the lifelines for our iDevices. But they’re not perfect, prone to frays and tears, getting tangled, and coming up short with reach. So this extra long,
These could be the last charging cables you ever buy — and they're on sale

These could be the last charging cables you ever buy — and they're on sale

Standard issue charging cables are, as a whole, undependable.Not only are they prone to breakage, but they juice up your phone for an unnecessarily long time. The best thing to do is to choose a cable

Boost your charging game with these superior cables [Deals]

Got a drawer full of charging cables, or are your old cables are showing their age? Either way, this pair of replacement cables can help you out, offering the choice of super toughness and super

Save more than half off some extra-tough Lightning cables [Deals]

Lightning cables are the lifelines for our iDevices. We rely on them for charging and syncing all our data, so when one goes kaput it’s a serious setback. That’s why getting a tougher Lightning cable
Native Union Lightning Cables Offer a Rosy Outlook

Native Union Lightning Cables Offer a Rosy Outlook

Native Union adds a soothing and fashionable rose hue to their Signature Lightning cables.

This charging cable extends your phone’s battery life [Deals]

It’s frustrating to know that just charging your phone could be shortening its life. Leaving it plugged in too long, letting it get too hot, and other common mistakes are bad for battery’s longevity.

Steel chainmail makes this Lightning cable tough as nails [Deals]

We rely on our Lightning cables to keep our devices charged and synced, but we can’t count on them to last very long. So how do you get a Lightning cable that won’t fray? One way is to reinforce it
Apple quietly cuts price of its USB-C to Lightning cable down to $19

Apple quietly cuts price of its USB-C to Lightning cable down to $19

Charging your iPhone, iPad, or Mac just got cheaper as Apple cut the price of its 1 meter USB-C to Lightning cable from $25 to $19 at some point in the last month or so. As noted by 9to5Mac earlier
Save $17 on this color-changing Lightning cable

Save $17 on this color-changing Lightning cable

Ever since Apple released the iPhone 5 in 2012, all of their iOS devices (and many of their accessories) have used the Lightning port for charging. Apple so generously gives you a free Lightning cable