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Those Cheap Charging Cables Aren’t Worth It

Those Cheap Charging Cables Aren’t Worth It

We’ve all been tempted by those too-cheap-to-believe $10 packs of charging cables. Cables feel like a thing that should be cheap, and the prices charged by first-party manufacturers like Apple and Samsung can be hard to justify. But be warned: those cheap charging cables aren’t worth the trouble.

These Battery Saving Tricks Don’t Work

These Battery Saving Tricks Don’t Work

There are some bad battery hacks out there. A lot of them are holdovers from old advice that has been around since the dawn of the smartphone — advice that’s no longer relevant. In the video above, I bust the three most common battery myths that just won’t go away.