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Too many cables? These compact cables may set you (tangle) free

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Too many cables? These compact cables may set you (tangle) free
If you are into high-tech gadgets and toys, you probably have a more than a few, and that means you probably have a lot of cables. Dealing with too many cables can complicate things. The desk gets cluttered, and the cables find way to tangle themselves, especially when traveling.

In today’s world, a USB cable and maybe an accompanying AC charger are all you need to keep the juice flowing to the gadgets when you hit the road. That is where AViiQ comes in with the “Ready Clip” and “Quick Change” mini cables. At just over 5-inches in length, made of ABS and TPU plastic, and with a little pen-style clip, these mini cables can slide into brief-case or shirt pockets with no problem. Compared to a couple of standard 3-foot long cables, these may be the perfect addition to your travel kit.

Sold in pairs for $30, you can get any combination of the “Ready Clip” cables in the three common connectors, mini- or micro-USB, or 30-pin (for current or previous generation iPod/iPad/iPhone devices). The “Quick Change” mini cable is also $30 and is a stand-alone item with the 30-pin, mini- and micro-USB connectors placed on a rotating adapter head.

Source: AViiQ




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posted on 02 Sep 2012, 01:38 8

1. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5597; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


oh that's nice! i'm a real sucker for anything that is convenient like this. i might have to get a couple of these. o:

posted on 02 Sep 2012, 02:15 7

2. kartik4u98 (Posts: 511; Member since: 19 May 2012)


Looka futuristic!

posted on 02 Sep 2012, 02:38 2

3. Peter27 (Posts: 233; Member since: 13 Jul 2012)


Does not look practical at all to me.

posted on 02 Sep 2012, 05:47 2

4. Angkor (Posts: 108; Member since: 05 Jul 2012)


It is not solving my problem when I need 3 feet microUSB cable and you give me 5 inches I will not buying this cable is useless no matter what purpose.

posted on 02 Sep 2012, 06:20 3

5. SlimSoulja86 (Posts: 642; Member since: 03 Nov 2011)


Looks good, but I'm one of those cable guys. Love to play around with my phone or tablet while charging or connected to a PC (hense the cable being long). This will only be practical for me when I'm only leaving my gadgets to charge. Cos whenever my devices are connected to a PC i'm using them at the same time.

posted on 02 Sep 2012, 11:49 1

6. Brewski (Posts: 119; Member since: 05 Jun 2012)


One of these is already obsolete (Mini USB), One is about to be obsolete (30-Pin Connector) only the Micro USB would be valid in about a month. But even then what if your port is upside down and the phone has to lay on it's face, how can you use it then? These are garbage...

posted on 02 Sep 2012, 12:03 1

7. jaoowolabi (Posts: 201; Member since: 07 Jun 2012)


not really.... you know how many people have blackberry's and idevices these days? ALOT not going to be obsolete for a while

posted on 02 Sep 2012, 12:46

8. Brewski (Posts: 119; Member since: 05 Jun 2012)


The last blackerry I had was a year ago and it was a two year old model. It used Micro USB. iDevices are all switching to a new connector. All I'm saying is if you have these devices, you already have the cables. Why invest in something that is on it's way out and not very fuctional to boot?

posted on 02 Sep 2012, 20:59

10. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5597; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


because not everybody is suddenly going to get rid of their iPhone 4S's and thei Blackberries just because the new iPhone is coming out.

posted on 02 Sep 2012, 13:35

9. InspectorGadget80 (Posts: 6487; Member since: 26 Mar 2011)


Would like it more if it was a longer cable

posted on 02 Sep 2012, 20:59

11. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5597; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


then it would defeat the purpose.

posted on 13 Aug 2014, 03:51

12. caseplug (Posts: 4; Member since: 13 Aug 2014)


Cords get tangles, tear and rip with repeated use and are a general pain in the #%* to carry around. Here's one easy alternative to hauling around an iPhone cable. Check out CasePlug iphone case on Kickstarter -4 phone accessories that fit in 1/6"

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