POP charger back in business on Kickstarter

POP charger back in business on Kickstarter
Last week, we told you that Apple had reversed its previous decision not to license its Lightning connector. At the time, we were unsure if this meant that the POP project would re-start, but tonight we can tell you that this reversal has put the POP charger back in business on the Kickstarter site. The charger, whose name is an acronym for Point of Power, works on multiple devices with microUSB available for Android devices and both the 30-pin connector and the new Lightning connector for Apple products. 

The company behind POP had to refund $100,000 that was collected via Kickstarter when Apple pointed out that its terms prohibited the use of another type of cable in a device that featured the Lightning charger. Thanks to Apple's reversal of its position, the refunds to more than 1,000 backers of the product will not be processed and POP will continue on its way to becoming a useful product for those with a number of devices.

source: Kickstarter, GIGaom via IntoMobile


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