Ever take a road trip and have your iPhone or iPad die on you, or worse, die on one of your (suddenly undistracted) kids? It can be awful. And even if you've got a USB interface in your car's dashboard, chances are it's low-voltage.
The Apple 3rd-party power adapter take back scheme, launched following electrocution reports, will be extending to customers beyond the initially supported U.S. and China. The program will allow anyone to take back a non-Apple USB power adapter and purchase a genuine one at a discounted price of $10.
Apple announced late Monday its USB Power Adapter Takeback Program. The program begins Friday, August 16th and will allow iOS device owners with third-party power adapters to exchange them for an authentic Apple adapter for $10.
I generally don’t accessorize my iPhone or iPad too much – I usually find one option that works, and stick with it for the long haul (or at least until I upgrade the device). What I get usually focuses on the essentials – protections, storage, charging, etc. So here is the list of accessories from 2011: