$10 Dongle for charging an iPhone whilst listening to old style headphones

This $10 dongle is letting me charge my iPhone while also listening to music on wired headphones.

I have been carrying wired headphones ever since I got a Nintendo Switch to play Fortnite on while I travel. The Switch hates bluetooth headphones and I'd rather not carry two pairs.

This dongle works great and sounds just fine. It costs a lot more at the airport, so order one on Amazon.

Lighting Headphone Jack Adapter Dongle for iPhone 7/7Plus 8/8Plus X 10 Aux Audio to 3.5mm Lightning Splitter Adaptor Charge+Earphone+Volume Converter via Amazon Read the rest

Replace your AC outlets with this dual USB charger

This AC outlet has two built-in USB charging ports. I have found it to be useful not only for phone charging, but for keeping bluetooth speakers charged, too. One reviewer said it will charge two iPads at the same time. Last April they were $18, but they are on sale for $15. Read the rest

Wireless charger that levitates your mobile phone

Yes, it's a gimmick, and we've all seen it before on speakers, clocks, etc., but levitation is still magical to behold. The OvRcharge combines magnetic levitation with induction charging for your mobile device. It's available for pre-order via Kickstarter.

To achieve altitude and be able to charge wirelessly, phone requires a special case. that consists of two main parts, electricity receiver from the base and a Magnet to hold its position mid air. so we design ultra thin case to not only protects your investment but to go some levels and also powers it up all at same time. This case has a magnet that will help it to levitate & it also has induction receiver for charging without cables.

OVRcharge (Kickstarter)

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Tiny USB-to-Lightning charging cable

I was at a conference last week and a woman asked if I had a charging cable for her iPhone. I let her borrow my inCharge cable ($(removed) on Amazon), which uses magnets to securely fold around a keychain. It comes with the keyring.

Combine it with this itty-bitty $(removed) battery pack (use code XMPQBIDX) and you have a very portable charging kit

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Replace your AC outlets with this dual USB charger

This AC outlet has two built-in USB charging ports. I have found it to be useful not only for phone charging, but for keeping bluetooth speakers charged, too. Reviewers on Amazon love it. One reviewer said it will charge two iPads at the same time. Amazon has them on sale for $(removed) right now. Read the rest

A cheap dual Apple Lightning and USB micro charging cable

The lack of a universal charging cable is one of my biggest gripes as an iPhone user.

I never have there right combination of chargers and connectors with me on any given trip, so this $9 dual charging cable is a real boon.

Charging is easy. iTune recognizes my iPhone when I plug it in, GoPros mount instantly. The zipper for managing the loose cable ends is a pretty good idea and saves me from headphone-like tangles. All in all, I am getting everything I want out of the cable.

Charging 2 devices at once via my MacBook Air is not the fastest thing on earth, but that may be more a function of the port and then cable. I'll try it with a high speed charging port soon!

TOTOP IPhone 6 Cable, 2-in-1 USB Nylon Braided 2.0 Cable Zipper, 8 Pin Micro USB Cable via Amazon Read the rest