Finally: Dual-Device Cable Charges Both iPhones & Androids

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So you have an iPhone, but your significant other has an Android device, or perhaps you have friends over looking for a charge, which, thanks to this dual-functioning cord, you can now accommodate.

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The LMcabe is as simple as it is essential: it can flip easily between either device type, working with Androids as well as Apples, lightning cable tied to MicroUSB. The narrow end is thin enough to slot into both devices. If you need to see it to believe it, here you go:

Lots of caveats, of course, including the fact that this is (at least a goal-met Kickstarter capmaign. Your $15 may take a while to turn into a cable, if it happens at all. And then, by that time, there may already be other solutions like it, or cable conventions could have evolved in general, too (e.g. the new flippable USB).

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It could also conceivably be bad for your ports over time, or even the device itself if not engineered properly. One option: wait until it’s out, then decide for yourself after reading reviews, though the price may have gone up by then, too.

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