Today for review I’ve got a little product called the Sync Blocker. It’s a cable that resembles the one that came with you Apple product, like the iPod nano 5th that I’m testing it with but it features a selector switch on it so you can select either charging only or syncing function. The cable also features spring loaded locks on the connection end so it will stay very securely attached to your product. The idea is that we don’t always want to sync our products, I know I don’t, most time I just plug in to charge and with this cable you can do only what you want.
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For all intents and purposes the iPad is a mini computer equivalent to a netbook in terms of power use. Now imagine trying to charge a netbook from a USB cable; its not going to happen. Thus the iPad which DOES charge via USB connection needs something with some more power than a standard USB source. Apple provides a 10 Watt AC adapter to juice up the iPad, however many PC USB ports do not have enough power to charge the iPad up.
So how does one charge their iPad if they are on the go? Today we will look at the Super Compact USB Car Charger for iPad from USB Fever which provides one such solution. This tiny device features a high powered USB port to provide charging power from within your vehicle. Since this connector feeds more juice than the standard iPod/iPhone charger, it is not recommended to use it for those devices unless you want to possibly blow them out.
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