The most important new cable iPhone owners can buy: Anker PowerLine II USB-C to Lightning

Ever since the release of the 2015 iPad Pro 12.9, if iOS device owners wanted to take advantage of rapid USB PD charging capabilities, they had to spring for Apple’s overpriced, questionably durable USB-C to Lightning cable. There was no third-party solution, because accessories OEMs like Anker had no way of purchasing the USB PD compatible version of the Lightning connector (C94) from Apple’s internal suppliers.

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Now, three years since the release of the 2015 iPad Pro 12.9, and going on nearly a year and a half since the September 2017 release of the iPhone 8 (the first model that permitted USB PD rapid charging), Apple…

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