iPad Charger

99% Of Fake Apple Chargers Fail ‘Basic Safety Tests’: Report

Lost your iPhone charger? When it’s time to buy a new charger for your Apple device, you better make sure that what you are getting is the real deal. Why? A new report from BBC says that the vast majority of counterfeit chargers for Apple products are not safe to use. The UK’s Chartered Trading Standards Institute […]

iPad Charger Teardown Reveals Risks in Using Counterfeit Chargers

Computer programmer and current Google employee Ken Shirriff has compared a counterfeit iPad power adapter to a genuine Apple adapter in a blog post, revealing how major internal differences between the two impact on power delivery and safety of the charging device. For starters, the genuine charger delivered a little above the 10W claimed, while the counterfeit...