U.S Customs Seizes Over $635K in Counterfeit Lightning Connectors for iOS devices

Counterfeit Lightning Connectors for iOS devices

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency seized a massive shipment of counterfeit Lightning connectors and USB cables and adapters in Anchorage, Alaska several days ago. This was one of the larger counterfeit shipments that the CBP discovered, and identified its origin as a manufacturer in China. According to Frank Falcon, a CBP spokesperson, the knock off Lightning connectors looked … Read More

Apple Pushing Environmental Friendliness With New Halogen-Free Cables

Apple’s cables and wires for its iOS devices and Macs are all supplied by one company that manufactures them and ships them in large volumes. On Friday, in a report from The London Evening Standard, it was revealed that Apple is now requiring cable supplier Volex to spend an extra $6 million dollars in order to change its manufacturing process … Read More

Charge your iPad from any USB port for $5

iPad adapter USB port

OK, put this firmly in the column for things that are so simple I’m annoyed I didn’t think of it myself! You own an iPad right? You like to keep it charged, yeah? OK, then no doubt you’ve come across the iPad’s main irritation – it doesn’t charge from most USB ports due to needing a 10w power source. Yes some … Read More