Charging cables

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12 June 2022
In the test: Satechi Dock5

In the test: Satechi Dock5 – USB charging station for multiple devices

In a household like ours, a number of Apple devices are used, from MacBooks to iPhones and iPads to AirPods. Even if you work with a multiport charger here, you quickly have a decent […]
16 April 2022
Satechi Magnetic Wireless Charging Cable Review

Satechi MagSafe-compatible Qi-Charging charging cable on test

The magnetic MagSafe connection of iPhones is practical in everyday use, for example when connecting to car mounts. The magnetic charging cable, which Satechi kindly made available to me for the test, can of course also be […]
2 May 2020
In the test: Satechi Magnetic Charging Dock

In the test: Satechi USB-C Magnetic Charging Dock for charging the Apple Watch directly on USB-C ports

There are many ways to charge the Apple Watch, but the Satechi USB-C charging dock is certainly one of the smallest. I received a copy from the company to write a test report and it [...]
8 May 2019

Overview of current USB-C to Lightning cables with MFi certification

After Apple gave up its "monopoly" in the field of USB-C to Lightning cables in 2019, more and more third-party providers came around the corner with their own solutions. For example, the Anker Powerline [...]
1 April 2019

Anker Powerline II - MFi-certified USB-C to Lightning charging cable

In February, Anker launched an MFi-certified charging cable with USB-C on one side and Lightning on the other. The inexpensive alternative to the Apple charging cable was sold out in the meantime, but can now be ordered again [...]
19 December 2018
The tizi tank nozzle is a charging cable for Braun shavers and epilators (photos: Sir Apfelot).

In the test: tizi tank trunk - USB charging cable for Braun electric shavers and epilators

Today a parcel from Equinux arrived with a small adapter cable with the cute name "tizi tank trunk". In detail, this is a charging cable with a USB connection, which has a plug on the other side, [...]
6 August 2018

New from equinux: "tizi Querdenker / in" charging cable and "tizi LAADAAA" battery charger

In July of this year, the technology and software manufacturer equinux (head office in Munich) launched two new interesting products: the tizi Querdenker / in charging cable with angled Lightning or micro-USB connector and the tizi LAADAAA mobile battery charger, with the [ ...]
10 March 2018
Amazon Basics iPhone 6 charging cable

Apple iPhone 6 charging cable - which one can I use?

The iPhone 6 charging cable is the connection cable between Mac and iPhone or USB plug-in power supply and Apple iPhone. Whether you have an iPhone 6, iPhone 6s or iPhone 6 plus or 6s plus is irrelevant, because [...]
13 January 2018

Nintendo charging cable with USB plug as an alternative for 3DS, 3DS XL, 2DS, DSi, DSi XL consoles

Unfortunately, there are a lot of cables going through the Wupper at the moment, because my two little cats seem to want to get rid of their milk teeth and gnaw on everything that is not in the trees with three. Among other things, [...]
9 June 2017

Samsung charging cable: charger for mobile phones, Galaxy smartphones and tablets

An original Samsung charging cable or a suitable USB cable for smartphones and tablets from this manufacturer from a third party are in demand. It doesn't necessarily have to be a charger with a permanent plug that you buy - [...]