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The MagCable changes the way you charge


When you’ve got to charge up your devices, it’s time to pull out a charging cable. The task is simple, as you only need to plug in your device. However, when you’re driving, have already turned off the light in your room to go to bed, or are in a hurry, the extra fidgeting to find the jack can distract you or make you anxious.

It’s a small aspect of everyday life, but there is a way to streamline it. The MagCable makes it so you don’t even have to aim the connector, as it will snap on thanks to its magnetic USB cable. It has a little stump of a Micro USB or lightning connector, and then the cable will zip to it whenever it gets close enough. It uses a neodymium magnet that can provide magnetic power at a temperature as high as 200 degrees Celsius. It’s also strong enough to snap into place on your phone and let you pick it up by the cable.

The cable is reversible, so it doesn’t matter which side goes up. If you’re in a hurry, there is an instant charging mode switch, which will help you to charge your phone faster by turning off the data sync. There is a light indicator on the switch that will have a breath flicker while resting, fast flick while charging, slow flick while reading data, and constant light when it’s done charging. One of these cables will cost you around $12, and you’ll need to choose the model and adapter tip.

Available for crowdfunding on Kickstarter