Cupertino continues to insist the European Commission’s proposed charging port law will stifle innovation. Is this true, or just rebellion?
EU’s Pointless Push for a Standard Charging Port
Once again, the European Union is looking into making a standard charging port a legal requirement. This might be a pointless effort, though.
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John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join host Kelly Guimont to discuss picks and ideas for the upcoming gift-giving season, complete with links.
Anker Debuts 24K Gold USB-C to Lightning Cable
Anker’s latest product is a 24-karat gold USB-C to Lightning cable. It’s part of the company’s Powerline+ III product line and designed with a 35,000 bend lifespan. Additionally, Anker says “We’re so confident in PowerLine+ III that we are offering a hassle-free replacement for all quality issues.“ Each cable is partially assembled by hand in a 51-step production process. Need I say more? It’s US$99.99 on Amazon, and it’s the perfect accessory for your gold-plated iPhone 11 from Roberto Escobar.
JunoPower Kaebo Braided Anti-Tear Charging Cable 3-Pack: $13
We have a deal on a 3-pack of JunoPower Kaebo braided, anti-tear charging cables. They’re made from aluminum and nylon, a meter long, and flexible. And the 3-pack is just $13 through our deal.
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Andrew Orr and Bryan Chaffin join host Kelly Guimont to talk about the upcoming GPS update for older devices, and some picks for listeners.
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An Inside Look at How Charging Cables Work
Charging cables are a requirement for any electrical device. But have you ever wondered how they work? Rhett Allain tells us.
Inside each of those cables are multiple wires. It doesn’t matter if the cable is used for power or for data—there have to be at least two wires inside. That is because all electric circuits depend on loops. You can’t make a loop with just one wire.