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Company: BoxWave

Website: www.Boxwave.com

Model: iPhone Charging Adapter

Price: $8

Compatible: iPhone

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BoxWave iPhone Charging Adapter

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By Jeremy Horwitz

Editor-in-Chief, iLounge ()
Published: Thursday, August 30, 2007
Category: Car Accessories, Car Power Chargers, Dock Connector (iPhone / iPod)

Sold separately for $8 or bundled with a number of different BoxWave iPhone charging accessories, BoxWave's new iPhone Charging Adapter is designed to remedy a problem that has popped up with the release of the iPhone (and newer iPods): certain accessories can't power iPhones or these iPods. The charging adapter has male and female full-sized USB ports at its ends, and goes inbetween a pre-iPhone USB port and an iPod or iPhone Dock Connector to USB cable plug. Once connected, older battery packs and chargers can recharge these newer Apple products, although there's a question as to whether they'll always provide sufficient power for the more demanding iPhone.

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