iPhone Charger

Apple Ordered to Compensate Customer for Selling iPhone Without Charger

According to a report by Tecmundo, a Brazilian judge has ruled that Apple must compensate a customer over $1,000 for selling him the iPhone without a charger included in the box, which is in violation of consumer law (via MacRumors). Apple stopped including a charger with its iPhones back in 2020 citing environmental reasons. The...

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 […]

iPhone 6 Charging Costs Only 47 Cents Per Year

According to a recent study conducted by a utility companies software provider Opower, all that overnight iPhone 6 battery charging to reach a 0 to 100% charge costs only 47 cents a year (via CNN Money). What’s even more interesting is that the study's estimate may actually be too high, since it assumes you charge your iPhone 6...

Man Pronounced Dead after being Electrocuted by his iPhone 4S [Report]

A man in Thailand, who was reportedly using an unauthorized third-party charger to charge his iPhone 4S, was pronounced dead after being electrocuted by his iPhone while it was being charged, MacRumors is reporting (via Daily News Thailand). Third-party iPhone chargers, which often do not meet Apple's standards, have been accused of being a safety hazard in the past...

Charge Your iPhone 5/5S With Your Hand Anytime, Anywhere [Kickstarter]

A new Kickstarter project called Mipwr Dynamo, is a hybrid charger and backup battery case for your iPhone 5/5S, that features a push lever for producing 30 seconds of talk time for every 1 minute of pumping. In addition to a concealed push lever, Mipwr Dynamo also contains a built-in 400 mA battery for charging directly via a micro USB...