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Old Oct 9, 2012, 11:27 AM   #26
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So together they cost more??

It would appear that the bargain is not found in purchasing them together?
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Old Oct 9, 2012, 11:27 AM   #27
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Apple wants to hold off device makers from incorporating this into devices so they can sell a load of $25 "adpaters" that cost 2 cents to make
Every reputable news source is reporting that the chips incorporated into these make the cost around 6-8 dollars. Liar.
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Old Oct 9, 2012, 11:28 AM   #28
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Sounds like someone's mad that they bought 6 lightning cables from Apple
Probably just upset that he doesn't know when to use the words "to", "too", "your", and "you're".
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Old Oct 9, 2012, 11:28 AM   #29
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Law suit anyone?
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Old Oct 9, 2012, 11:28 AM   #30
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hmmm

Does anyone find it odd that the website selling these, looks EXACTLY the same as the on that came out with those Apple light, Bluetooth speakers a few days ago?

iPhone Lightning cable:

http://iphone5mod.com/shop/illuminat...iphone-5-dock/

Speakers:

http://iaudio2.com/shop/iaudio-2-best-portable-bluetooth-speaker-for-apple-fanboy/

Compare the two.
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Old Oct 9, 2012, 11:28 AM   #31
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the cracked chips are working just as well as the original chips,.
For now.

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Old Oct 9, 2012, 11:28 AM   #32
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Old Oct 9, 2012, 11:28 AM   #33
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but I love overpaying for the accessories
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Old Oct 9, 2012, 11:28 AM   #34
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Team Stability. These things be snappin off inside your phone's guts an ****.
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Old Oct 9, 2012, 11:29 AM   #35
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apple is not making a dock probably because it would have to sit in the dock more in order for it to remain stable and not break the connector
They make "docks" to display the iPhone 5 in their retail stores, do they not?
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Old Oct 9, 2012, 11:30 AM   #36
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I'll wait until some other people test them. I don't want to fry my phone dealing with this.
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Old Oct 9, 2012, 11:30 AM   #37
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It would appear that the bargain is not found in purchasing them together?
Pay more and you get more. The cable itself is cheaper.
Not sure I need disco lights on it but hey, to each their own.
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Old Oct 9, 2012, 11:30 AM   #38
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sounds sketch, ill stick to my 6 lighting cables i already have, the connector is way to small to hold up the phone on the dock, your just asking for something to snap off.
Assuming the first was included with the device, you spent $100 on 5 extra cables. And you think this is sketch? Wow...
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Old Oct 9, 2012, 11:31 AM   #39
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Too bad we can't get one with audio out. :\
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Old Oct 9, 2012, 11:31 AM   #40
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Does anyone find it odd that the website selling these, looks EXACTLY the same as the on that came out with those Apple light, Bluetooth speakers a few days ago?

iPhone Lightning cable:

http://iphone5mod.com/shop/illuminat...iphone-5-dock/

Speakers:

http://iaudio2.com/shop/iaudio-2-best-portable-bluetooth-speaker-for-apple-fanboy/

Compare the two.
Yes, it's the same company. Apple went after them for the original iPhone 5 mod for iPhone 4/4S, and also for the speaker, but they keep coming back.
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Old Oct 9, 2012, 11:31 AM   #41
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Every reputable news source is reporting that the chips incorporated into these make the cost around 6-8 dollars. Liar.
If that chip is used to negotiate pin activation based on accessories, then it's ok to have it. If however it's simply an authentication chip used to prevent 3rd parties for deploying cheaper cables as reported by the same reputable news sources, then that's downright nasty on Apple's part.
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Old Oct 9, 2012, 11:31 AM   #42
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How does sound get out on this dock?
The dock I currently have has sound holes in it.
but it's not adaptable to my iPhone 5
Plus as others have said, it needs some back support so the dock connector doesn't snap off!
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Old Oct 9, 2012, 11:31 AM   #43
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Alright! Now the same in black please and without those ridiculous lights! I wouldn't mind if the USB connector was a little smaller, too.
If is not just a connector. the converter chip lives in there too. So why not say "Wow what a small converter box"
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Old Oct 9, 2012, 11:32 AM   #44
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Let me do the math here...Each is $19.90, or I can get both for $39.90? Hot dang, to bundle both of them together, I'll be willing to pay the extra $0.10 for that bundle!
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Old Oct 9, 2012, 11:33 AM   #45
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Yes, it's the same company. Apple went after them for the original iPhone 5 mod for iPhone 4/4S, and also for the speaker, but they keep coming back.
Well that makes perfect sense now. I wonder how long this site will be up?
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Old Oct 9, 2012, 11:33 AM   #46
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$19.90 for one or both for $39.90? I'm pretty sure 2x$19.90 is $39.80.
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Old Oct 9, 2012, 11:36 AM   #47
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$19.90 for one or both for $39.90? I'm pretty sure 2x$19.90 is $39.80.
Haha! Yup.
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Old Oct 9, 2012, 11:38 AM   #48
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I'm an Apple fanboy and even I like this because in this case Apple is just being greedy mofos, plain and simple, this was a pompous move by them. I hope the market gets flooded with non-Apple works perfectly cheap alternatives to teach Apple a lesson about asshattery.
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Old Oct 9, 2012, 11:38 AM   #49
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The fact a freaking cable has an authentication chip in the first place is a fine example of why I voted with my wallet and got an Android phone this time around. You know, where I can use a simple MicroUSB cable that I have hundreds of and that the rest of the world is standardising on.

I used to be on the Apple side, fighting off people saying that they're greedy and sell overpriced products by replying back with the quality arguments and such like. There's not much to defend this though, it's trying to force people to use their overpriced cables pure and simple.

Stick it to 'em, China, I'm cheering this one on.
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Old Oct 9, 2012, 11:39 AM   #50
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Yo, We heard you liked Lightning, So we gave you Lightning for your Lightning!!!



I hope some good aftermarket Charging stations become available soon!
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