Sketchy iPhone 6 Lighting Cable Video Demo

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Recently we saw photos of what appeared to be a new reversible USB connector that could be coming with the new iPhone 6 next month, and a new video allows us to see the USB plug in action. The video comes from Sonny Dickson, who has treated us in the past with several leaks of […]

Where to Buy Cheap iPhone Lightning Cables

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iPhone Lightning cables aren’t cheap, but if you look in the right places, you can find good-quality options for less than you would pay in the Apple Store. You just bought a new iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c, and it’s your first upgrade to the new iPhones since they introduced the new Lightning connector (or […]

How to Keep iPhone Cables from Breaking

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Ever come across a broken iPhone charging cable? You’re certainly not alone, but we have a few tips that will help you avoid a broken iPhone Lightning cable in the future. We’ve all experienced a broken charging cable. They get worn out after a while and the cable starts tear open at the base of […]

Lightning Cables: Cheaper, Better iPhone 5 & iPad 4 Charging Cables

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Now that Apple lets companies in the Made for iPhone program create Lightning accessories, a number of accessory makers have their own Lightning cables. These third-party Lightning accessories are generally less expensive than Apple’s $19 cable, or offer varying lengths to fit users’ needs. While there are some very inexpensive Lightning cables around the Internet, […]

Apple To Unveil New Lightning Cables Today

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Apple will unveil a number of new Lightning cables and adapters today including an SD card reader and a VGA connection according to a 9To5Mac report. The leaked document that 9To5Mac shares, shows that Apple will announce four new Lightning cables today. The first two will help users connect their iOS devices to cameras. There’s […]

Cracked Lightning Cable Chip Could Lead to Cheaper iPhone 5 Cables

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Apple includes an authenticator chip in the new Lightning cable to prevent unauthorized third-party cables, but it looks like somebody cracked the chip, paving the way for cheaper third-party Lightning cables and accessories. According to MacRumors a Chinese company called iPhone5mod has a new Lightning cable and iPhone 5 dock that use chips obtained from Apple-approved factories. […]

iPhone 5 Lightning Accessories Should Arrive By Holidays

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At the moment Apple is the only company that can make and sell Lightning cables and accessories, but it should soon let other companies make accessories with the new connector. According to iLounge Apple tightened the restrictions on its Made for iPhone/iPad/iPod (MFi) policies which prevent third parties from making Lightning-compatible accessories. Apple needs to […]

Lightning Cables Now In Stock at Many Apple Stores

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Despite not having any in stock for the iPhone 5 launch and delays on the website, Apple Stores across the U.S. now carry extra Lightning cables in stock for iPhone 5 users. Lightning cables were nowhere to be found in Apple Stores on the day the iPhone 5 launched, but over the weekend stores started showing […]

Apple Not Selling Extra Lightning Cables in Stores

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New iPhone 5 owners should make sure they don’t misplace their Lightning cables because there’s a chance they won’t be able to buy a new one for quite some time. We’re hearing through some Twitter users that Apple stores don’t have any accessories to sell with the iPhone 5, not even extra cables for the […]