Don’t Get Duped By Crappy Third-Party Chargers

Video: Nobody likes spending money for a cable to replace the one that came with your smartphone, tablet, or other battery-draining device. You know, the cable you can’t find, the one that’s weirdly frayed, or the one that your loving pet chewed to pieces.

While you might be tempted to go super-budget for a replacement, first consider the age-old advice: If something is too good (or too cheap) to be true, it probably is (a crappy or counterfeit cable).

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