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.

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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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