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Warning: no longer a charge cable
on September 25, 2012
I ordered this cable March 2012 and what I received was a USB to micro-USB cable with the data pins shorted on the micro-USB side. This was correct for these devices and (AC) charging was recognized and working on my Galaxy Nexus phone and later Nexus 7 tablet.
I re-ordered two more of these in September 2012 and sadly have to report that this is no longer the product that got glowing reviews. It came in a "Naztech" package and indicates the right model number. Unfortunately, the September cables are now unshielded cables wired as a standard USB cable. When plugged into a device and charger it indicates (USB) charging. As it's obviously unshielded I'm not even sure it'd work for USB data correctly. So for a premium price you don't either get a charging cable or a proper USB cable.
Other differences to note, the March cable had one side snipped off and a hard plastic micro-USB connector obviously reworked on to it. The September cable had an injection molded micro-USB grip on the connector. The September cable's micro-USB connector might be non-conforming or have odd dimensions because it was very difficult to insert. Inserting the cable was so difficult I considered giving up for fear of damaging my device.
Both September cables were constructed and behaved the same way.
In summary avoid this cable if you're after a cable that allows your device to charge at (AC) speeds. I see the same story on other purported "charging cables" so I'm not sure where to go next.