cables

Nonda ZUS Heavy-Duty USB-A to Lightning Cable review

Charging cables come with every new phone or tablet we buy. Here at the Gadgeteer, every time someone comes out with a new wrinkle in materials or configuration, however, we are asked if we want to review the third-party versions. When Nonda sent their ZUS USB-A to Lightning cable to us I jumped for it. …

Nonda ZUS Heavy-Duty USB-A to Lightning Cable reviewRead More

Turn any power cable into a MagSafe style cable

Introduced in 2006, the MagSafe connector from Apple was a magnetic port on MacBooks that allowed the power cable to easily disconnect from the laptop in the event of someone tripping over it or accidentally tugging it, to prevent damage from pulling the laptop off a table. Apple in their infinite wisdom (or not), discontinued …

Turn any power cable into a MagSafe style cableRead More

These small walnut blocks hold your cables with magnets

If you are regularly annoyed by cables that slide off your desk and fall on the floor when they aren’t plugged into a device like your phone or laptop, one solution is the Peel Base. These small blocks are made of walnut and are hand finished in New York. The Base comes in a selection …

These small walnut blocks hold your cables with magnetsRead More

Wear your Lightning cable on your wrist with Torro Bracelets

You’ll never find yourself with a dead iPhone and no charging cable when you’re wearing the Torro Bracelet.  The Torro is available in a variety of sizes to fit most wrists, male or female; the small is 7.5″ long, medium is 8.6″ long, and the large is 9.25″ long.  It comes in styles with one …

Wear your Lightning cable on your wrist with Torro BraceletsRead More

SimpleUSB Automotive 12V to USB Adapter Dashcam Installation Kit review

I have reviewed (more than) my fair share of dashcams and radar detectors over the past few years. All of these devices require power in a relatively inconvenient place in your car. Typically these devices are installed up near your rearview mirror. Few automobiles have a 12V or USB port anywhere near that location. Running …

SimpleUSB Automotive 12V to USB Adapter Dashcam Installation Kit reviewRead More

Zero Grid Electronics Travel Organizer & Tech Dopp review

Managing cables and dongles is getting easier, but the curse of mobile battery usage and the need for chargers is still with us. Traveling with your full kit for a few days can really escalate that, since you usually have to dig out the chargers that live under your desk, or under/beside your bed. As …

Zero Grid Electronics Travel Organizer & Tech Dopp reviewRead More

Scosche EZTIP FlatOut LED Micro-USB Charge & Sync Cable review

Perhaps you’ve seen charging cables with reversible USB A connectors out there, meaning that they can be successfully inserted into a USB port no matter whether they are flipped to one side or the other. But have you seen cables with reversible micro-USB connectors? Scosche has such cables that will fit into micro-USB ports no …

Scosche EZTIP FlatOut LED Micro-USB Charge & Sync Cable reviewRead More

The BreakSafe Magnetic USB-C power cable is coming soon!

If you recently purchased a new laptop, it probably came with the new industry standard USB-C port. This port will eventually replace all older USB ports and you’ll find Macs, PCs, and mobile devices alike using them – hooray for standardization! Ah, but since upgrading, perhaps you may have left behind a magnetic cable that …

The BreakSafe Magnetic USB-C power cable is coming soon!Read More

Use neoprene cable sleeves to attractively organize your cable mess

I loathe cable messes and thus, I love cable organization products. Right now I am using plastic spiral tube wrap to tidy up my cable messes but neoprene cable sleeves are available that will bundle your cables together more attractively if you are willing to pay a higher price. There are some that are available …

Use neoprene cable sleeves to attractively organize your cable messRead More

SOJITEK Universal Detachable Magnetic Charging Cable and USB Type-C adapter review

I’ve been enjoying my Nexus 6P for a few months now, but I still miss the convenience of wireless charging. During the day it’s no big deal to plug in a cable, but at night I just set the phone next to me on the night stand so that I can easy pick it up …

SOJITEK Universal Detachable Magnetic Charging Cable and USB Type-C adapter reviewRead More