Griffin 4.5' Coiled Car Charger with Lightning Connector

Apple has never won any points with me over their goofy, big old proprietary connectors that are wider than a clown smile.

With the advent of iPhone 5 and kindred products, Apple has elected to change it connector, which will be a great inconvenience to current users. At least they could have switched to a universal format such as USB micro so that there would not be to so many types of cables to worry about, especially on the road.

Anyway, now Apple fans get to upgrade to a new proprietary connector called the Lightning Connector. Apple charges a premium for these cables, adapters, and chargers. But, Griffin Technology has come to the rescue by offering a Lightning car charger that works with the new iPhones, iPods, and iPads.

By the way, I really like Griffin Technology; they have some pretty cool products from remote control helicopters and cars to cables and cases.

If you have a car and a new IOS product, you will not want to leave home without Griffin's new Power Jolt Lightning Connector car charger. The list price is $24.95, but you can get one here for just $16.95: While you are there, check out some of the other Griffin offerings with Lightning Connectors.

What I like about this charger that plugs into a cigarette lighter or power point in your car is the expandable coiled cable so that it contracts to the length you require.

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