updated 02:45 pm EDT, Thu September 12, 2013
Protection plan offers coverage for iPhones with monthly subscription
Third-party electronics warranty company SquareTrade released today its protection plan for all iPhone models, including the new iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c. Protect My Phone provides two years of protection against malfunctions and accidents for $8 per month. The plan covers up to four repairs or replacements, reimbursement for service from Apple's Genius Bar within 24 hours, and the option to cancel at any time. Accidental damages are included, such as drops, spills, broken screens, liquid damage and normal-use issues.
Innergie's MagiCable Duo with Lightning Connector now available
Innergie today announced the release of its new charge and sync cable, the MagiCable Duo with Lightning connector. Intended for Apple products with Lightning ports such as iPhone 5, 5c, 5s, fourth-generation iPad and iPad mini, the MagiCable Duo is also equipped to accommodate MicroUSB Android devices. This duel compatibility provides users with the ability to charge a variety of devices they may possess. The cable's standard USB connector allows users to charge devices in a variety of settings, and is compatible with Innergie's charging adapters for automobiles, wall outlets, or portable batteries. Priced at $30, the MagiCable Duo with Lightning connector can be purchased online. Anyone purchasing a MagiCable Duo with Lightning connector from the MyInnergie store will receive a free mMini A/C USB Wall Charger, while supplies last.