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Dec 26 2012

Fucke You, Too-Short iPad Lightning-USB Cable

Apple only sells a motherfucken three-foot Lightning-USB cable!?!?!? Seriously??? They really don’t sell a motherfucken cable long enough to sit at a goddamn table and dicke arounde with your stupid fucken iPad while it is plugged in to the motherfucken wall socket????

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  1. 1
    wilsim

    Sounds like someone would have been a bit happier with a more open system instead of a walled garden with proprietary connections, cables, and more.

    (I prefer Android)

  2. 2
    georgewiman

    It probably never occurred to them that someone would not just plug it into a Macbook Pro. You have to spend even more money to charge it in a non-Apple approved way.

  3. 3
    Olav

    +1 for Android.

    It’s not perfect either, but at least it is not 100% evil like Apple. With some basic knowhow and computer skills It is even possible to have very little to do with Google, and run mostly free software / open source apps. For instance, the K9 mail client is very nice and configurable. You can get it from F-droid.org.

    USB extension cables I have more than I know. Doesn’t everyone have hundreds of various unused computer cables in piles under their desks?

  4. 4
    Sunny Day

    2 things.

    You could use a regular extension cord instead of looking to apple to make an overpriced cable. If you want to spend alot of money I’d look at a RoboReel.

    The iPad draws more power than can can be recharged with a USB cord.

  5. 5
    Rawnaeris

    I just use an extension USB cable between my iPad and wall charger. That said, I’m using an iPad 2, so YMMV for Lightning.

  6. 6
    T. Hunt

    Welcome to the world of Apple. Why was it you HAD to have an iPhone? Apple makes some very good kit but it’s a closed shop. Always has been and I don’t see that changing anytime soon.

    Nice screen though.

    Tom

  7. 7
    F [i'm not here, i'm gone]

    Moar:
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    They were compensating for the idiotically short cord, among other things.

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