iEdge® USB to Lightning Cable iPhone iPod iPad 10 Ft E-330 Review

The ten foot long iEdge® USB to Lightning Cable costs less than we’ve ever found for an Apple-compatible sync and charge cable. While there’s no indication on the packaging that this accessory is MFi (Made for iPhone/iPad/iPod) certified, our tests found it nonetheless, to be a highly reliable, moderately fast charge, medium-current handling cable. We paid $3.99 for ours at … Continue reading iEdge® USB to Lightning Cable iPhone iPod iPad 10 Ft E-330 Review



iEdge® Lightning USB Cable Glitter Series E-380 Review

The iEdge® Glitter Series 6 Ft. Lightning USB Cable costs less than we’ve ever found for an Apple-compatible sync and charge cable.  While there’s no indication on the packaging that this accessory is MFi (Made for iPhone/iPad/iPod) certified, our tests found it nonetheless, to be a highly reliable, reasonably fast charge, high-current handling cable. We paid $3.99 for ours … Continue reading iEdge® Lightning USB Cable Glitter Series E-380 Review



iXCC® Multi Port USB Phone Charging Station 30w Review

The iXCC® 30w multi port USB phone charging Station features high current (2.1 amp) charging capability from two of its four of its ports at the same time. Thus, you can charge as many as two power hungry tablet computers or phones simultaneously. The other two ports can deliver medium levels of charging current (1.0 amp) This … Continue reading iXCC® Multi Port USB Phone Charging Station 30w Review



IXCC Lightning Cable, 6 Foot 8 pin White Review

The IXCC 6 Ft. Lightning Cable is surprisingly inexpensive sync and charge cable, given its MFi (Made for iPhone/iPad/iPod) certification. We paid $7.99 for ours at Amazon.com, which is significantly less costly than similar Apple-manufactured lightning cords.  The extra couple feet of length here makes this cable lots cheaper per foot than the Apple stock sync cables. Its build, including the thicker wires, … Continue reading IXCC Lightning Cable, 6 Foot 8 pin White Review



iClever Dual Port 24W USB Wall Charger Adapter IC-TC02 Review

The iClever Dual Port 24W USB Wall Charger Adapter, model IC-TC02, is one of the cheapest high-current USB wall adapters we’ve encountered. At under $9 per unit, this AC USB adapter can charge even the highest demand tablet computers, and does so about as quickly as the stock chargers that come with these devices. It’s … Continue reading iClever Dual Port 24W USB Wall Charger Adapter IC-TC02 Review



Belkin Lightning Charge Sync Cable 1.2 M 4 Ft Review

The Belkin Lightning Charge & Sync Cable (part number 8830bt15381 Rev. B01 ) for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch, at just several dollars per cord online is among the cheapest cables we’ve bought.  Yet it carries the Belkin name brand, which typically denotes high quality, and still charges even the biggest iPads; many of the cheapest cables will not … Continue reading Belkin Lightning Charge Sync Cable 1.2 M 4 Ft Review



Copying Digital Talking Books To NLS Player Cartridges

Questions: How do you burn to the NLS digital player blank cassettes?  How do you copy a new talking book onto a blank NLS cartridge? Answers follow. The blank cartridges available for the digital talking book (DTB) players from the National Library Service for the Blind (NLS) are actually just USB thumb drives housed in bigger-than-typical cases.  I’ve purchased … Continue reading Copying Digital Talking Books To NLS Player Cartridges



Axcel USB Lightning Sync & Charge iPhone iPad Cable Review

The Axcel USB Lightning Sync & Charge iPhone and iPad Cable line is certainly not the cheapest data and charging cable available.  We paid nearly $22 for ours at Lowe’s, which is roughly akin to the pricing on similar Apple-manufactured lightning port cords.  But its construction, larger size of connectors, and thicker wires make this Axcel charger … Continue reading Axcel USB Lightning Sync & Charge iPhone iPad Cable Review



GE Jasco 2.1 Amp USB Charger, Y14 Review

The GE Jasco 2.1 Amp USB Charger, model Y14, is one of the cheapest high-current USB wall adapters we’ve encountered.  At under $14 per copy, this AC USB adapter can charge even the highest demand tablet computers, and does so about as quickly as the stock chargers that come with these devices.  It’s got some … Continue reading GE Jasco 2.1 Amp USB Charger, Y14 Review



Victor Reader Stream New Generation Daisy Player, Podcatcher, Internet Radio Review

BHumanware’s Victor Reader Stream New Generation audio book and text file reader, has some seriously extended capabilities as compared to the original Victor Reader Stream.  In short, this second generation Victor Reader e reader has been Internet enabled.  Not only can it connect to the Internet via WiFi to download new firmware updates, but it  … Continue reading Victor Reader Stream New Generation Daisy Player, Podcatcher, Internet Radio Review