Apple Plans to Break Down the Cable Bundle

· Andrew Orr · News

Tim Cook made interesting comments during the Q1 2019 earnings report. He talked about Apple’s role in the breakdown of the cable bundle.

Ten One Design Intros Light-up Stella MacBook Charger Cord

· Jeff Gamet · Cool Stuff Found

Ten One Designs introduced its Stella replacement power cord for MacBook and MacBook Pro chargers on Tuesday. The cord is wrapped in braided fabric, and the plug-end lights up when it’s near a power outlet. It also has a built-in clip so you can wrap the cord around your charger brick. The cable is white and you can choose between aqua and blue for the plug head. The design makes it easy to see outlets in the dark and lets you know if they have power, too. Stella is priced at US$34.95 and it ships in July.

Ten One Design Intros Light-up Stella MacBook Charger Cord

Belkin Intros 3.5 mm Audio Cable With Lightning Connector for iPhone

· Jeff Gamet · Cool Stuff Found

Belkin has a new Lightning to 3.5 mm headphone jack cable that lets you connect your iPhone to a sound system, car stereo, or other speakers without needing an adapter. The 3.5 mm Audio Cable With Lightning Connector is MFi certified and is available at Belkin’s website now and other stores soon. The cable costs US$29.99 for the 4-foot version, and $34.99 for the 6-foot version.

Belkin Intros 3.5 mm Audio Cable With Lightning Connector for iPhone

Apple Drops Lightning to USB-C Cable from $25 to $19

· Jeff Gamet · Cool Stuff Found

The cost for a Lightning to USB-C cable to connect your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to your new Mac isn’t as expensive as it used to be. Last month, the cable cost $25, and now it’s $19. That’s great because it seems like a cable should’ve included. If we take a big logic leap, maybe it’s also a hint that Apple is dropping USB A from more Mac models soon.

Apple Drops Lightning to USB-C Cable from $25 to $19

CES - Apple Couldn't Fix its iPhone USB Cable, so Nite Ize Cordcollar Does

· Jeff Gamet · Cool Stuff Found

LAS VEGAS – Apple’s Lightning to USB cables for the iPhone and iPad are notorious for fraying where the connectors and wires come together. Nite Ize has a fix for that with their Cordcollar, and they show Jeff Gamet how it works in this video interview.

Apple Rolls Out Single Sign-on for Apple TV

· Jeff Gamet · News

Apple TV single sign-on goes live for Apple TV

Fourth generation Apple TV owners can finally use the single sign-on feature Apple showed off months ago. The feature went live on Tuesday, although some content providers are still missing, and it’s available only in the United States.

How to Watch the Olympics for Cable Cutters

· Jeff Gamet · News

Olympics on TV

With the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics only days away, it’s time to plan out which event’s you’ll watch. If you don’t have a cable TV subscription, that’s OK because there are plenty of other ways to get your Olympics fix.