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Solid Gold Fit and Fabulous Holistic Dry Dog Food, Alaskan Pollock, Weight Control Recipe, Less Active Adult Dogs, All Sizes, 4lb Bag
Solid Gold Fit and Fabulous Holistic Dry Dog Food, Alaskan Pollock, Weight Control Recipe, Less Active Adult Dogs, All Sizes, 4lb Bag
Price: $15.99
5 used & new from $11.99

4.0 out of 5 stars The High Cost of Quality …, October 10, 2015
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My two aging Yellow Labs (10 and 11 years old) will still eat anything/everything, but are certainly less active. While I was originally quite skeptical about the benefits of the slew of “high-quality” dog food on the market these days, my attitude changed somewhat after my younger Lab overcame a bout with pancreatitis with a change in diet. SOLID GOLD FIT AND FABULOUS was well-received by my dogs and I really like the ingredients. Unfortunately, the recommended serving sizes, especially for those with large breed dogs, will likely put a ding in the household budget.


- The ingredients are diverse and natural: berries, vegetables, grains and fish meal (Alaskan Pollock). The fish provides a healthy dose of protein and the wide variety of the other ingredients appears quite balanced.

- This is the first fish-based dog food I’ve tried that doesn’t have an overwhelming fishy odor.

- The most notable effect of this food are that my dogs’ coats are softer/silkier. I’ve been purchasing premium food for my dogs over the last several years and aside from the healthier coat, I definitely notice an improvement with their joint health … less hobbling and definitely more energy when climbing stairs and jumping on the bed. Eating FIT AND FABULOUS maintains this positive trend.

- The progressive switch to this food did not cause any disruption to my dogs’ digestive systems.


- In my opinion, the only downside to the FIT AND FABULOUS is the cost. The recommended portion size for my dogs are up to 5 ½ cups per day (x2). While we don’t need to feed them as much because of their age, I can’t imagine how many bags of this food we’d need to purchase a month if they were younger and eating more than they already do. The cost may be manageable for those with small breed dogs, but large breed owners will definitely take a hit (the largest bag is only 24lbs.).

I found FIT AND FABULOUS to be a nice change-up from the premium dog food we generally use. Although I will definitely add it to the dogs’ menu occasionally as a treat, the cost will likely deter this from being a go-to food source.

Aladdin Stainless Steel Vacuum Mug, 16 oz, Marina
Aladdin Stainless Steel Vacuum Mug, 16 oz, Marina
Price: $19.99
2 used & new from $13.00

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3.0 out of 5 stars Leak-proof, But Not Drip-proof …, October 8, 2015
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Generally, I prefer stainless steel vacuum mugs for several reasons: They tend to insulate contents better, are easier to clean, more durable, simple in design and more aesthetic in appearance. The ALADDIN 16oz STAINLESS STEEL VACUUM MUG has several positive attributes; it is “leak-proof” and visually appealing (the Marina color is simply beautiful). Unfortunately, the mug’s looks and sealing prowess didn’t override some of the issues I experienced.


- 16oz means more java for the morning commute.

- Tall, subtle hour-glass design is nice looking and the color options are quite exquisite.

- The screw-on lid has a nice, snug fit that seals well. When the flip lid is fully closed, the mug lives up to its claim of being leak-proof.

- For the most part, I like the simplicity of the lid design and how the flat “flip-arm” uniquely provides access to the mug’s contents. The rubber edging around the “flip-arm” provides a nice contact surface that allows easy access to the mug’s contents (those with longer fingers should be able to push the arm up with the thumb and flip it back with the index finger … one hand access).

- The stainless steel design makes this a very rugged mug that can take a beating without hindering its functioning. Drop the mug in the parking lot getting out of your car? No problem. Taking a hammer to this thing won’t matter; the mug’s contents remain intact and sealed shut.


- Leak-proof, not drip-proof. While I’m glad (and fully expect) such a mug to keep its contents from spilling all over me, it doesn’t factor the excess liquid that pools into the drinking area. This pool of liquid remains when the drinking access is closed and remains free to dribble down the sides of the mug and accumulate in your vehicle’s cup-holder. I find this bothersome and I don’t believe my co-workers view the coffee rings on my khakis as me starting a new fashion trend.

- The bottom of the mug’s interior is flat, not bowl-shaped; an angle is created around bottom’s edge that is harder to keep clean. While the mug and lid are dishwasher-safe, I prefer to hand-wash travel mugs because they are used daily and the bottle brush doesn’t reach the edging very well.

- The flip-lid is nice, but when driving, I find a button or trigger much easier for single-handed/mindless operation. Playing with the flip arm, combined with eying the mug’s lid for excess liquid pooling doesn’t make this an ideal travel mug for me as too much attention is going to the mug every time I drink from it.

- The mug doesn’t live up to its claim of keeping liquids hot for 4 hours … hot coffee was tepid within 2 hours.

- The bottom of the mug could use a skid-proof surface. The subtle curvature along the sides of the mug provided and adequate grip for my large hands, but I can see this mug offering a less sure grip for smaller hands (or even dry hands). I think knurling around the mug would provide an effective gripping surface without killing the mug’s attractive design/color.

The ALADDIN 16oz STAINLESS STEEL VACUUM MUG is definitely a step in the right direction with its rugged design and stylish appearance. While I find the mug visually pleasing and functional in many ways, there are several issues that hinder its overall quality.

Woods 041152 6-Outlet Front Entry Surge Protector Wall Adapter, 750 Joules of Protection, Light Grey
Woods 041152 6-Outlet Front Entry Surge Protector Wall Adapter, 750 Joules of Protection, Light Grey
Offered by antonline
Price: $11.72
18 used & new from $8.52

4.0 out of 5 stars 6 Is Better Than 2 …, October 5, 2015
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The WOODS 6-OUTLET SURGE PROTECTOR WALL ADAPTOR certainly makes sense in more ways than one. First, you get 750 joules of protection that is certainly decent for general appliances (lamps, clock radios and small appliances). Second, the standard 2 receptacle wall outlet is multiplied x 3.

The design of this adaptor is simple and functional. I really like the ability of tripling the capacity of a standard wall outlet to accommodate beside lamps and clocks. Additionally, the extra outlets always allow a space for emergency charging of a cell phone or tablet (every outlet in our house seems to have something charging on it at some point each day). Each outlet has its own sliding cover that keeps out dust or prying kid fingers when not in use. A red/orange light indicates when the unit is “on” (plugged-in and functional). 750 joules is more than adequate for this moderately priced surge protector (>600 joules is considered as offering “better” protection). A $100k warranty for any items damaged while plugged into the adaptor is offered by the company is certainly a sweetener.

While I personally prefer more protection for my computer and televisions, I like the general protection THE WOODS 6-OUTLET SURGE PROTECTOR WALL ADAPTOR provides for most items plugged into my walls. I find this adaptor to be a good value in terms of functionality and protection.

SOG Specialty Knives & Tools PowerLock Traveler Multi-Tool with 13 Tools Satin Polished Finish - S61TR-CP
SOG Specialty Knives & Tools PowerLock Traveler Multi-Tool with 13 Tools Satin Polished Finish - S61TR-CP
Offered by Brooklyn Parkway
Price: $64.84
111 used & new from $49.95

5.0 out of 5 stars Reliable, Heavy Duty Multi-tool …, October 5, 2015
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I’m a big fan of functional gadgets and with so many gadgets to choose from, you quickly realize there is certainly a lot of junk out there. The SOG POWERLOCK TRAVELER certainly proves itself with its functionality, design and solid construction.


- The packaging only consists of the multi-tool itself and a rugged nylon carrying pouch with a Velcro closure and a solid belt clip. The back of the package details each tool and additional specs.

- The satin polished stainless steel tool itself is 4.6” closed (7” unfolded) and weighs slightly over 9 oz.

- The POWERLOCK TRAVELER has the following tools (13):
o Pliers
o Hard wire cutter
o Wire crimpers
o File (3 sided)
o Phillips head screwdriver
o Gripper (curved cut-outs on each of the plier arms)
o Large flat head screwdriver
o Small flat head screwdriver (shaped to also be used as a can opener)
o Scissors
o Square/Robertson drive (Scrulox)
o ¼” drive
o Medium flat head screwdriver (with a cut-out that can be used as a bottle opener)
o One outer side of the handles serves a ruler


- First and foremost, I liked the solid construction. The POWERLOCK TRAVELER is well-made and this was evident when I saw the sprockets engaging as I opened the tool the first time. While my tool opened quite smoothly, it could not be flipped open like a butterfly knife (as seen in the product’s video).

- The 8 tools that fold out of the handles (4 on each handle) not only open smoothly, but can be locked into place with a spring lock that catches a cut-out on each of the tools. This ensures the tool won’t unexpectedly close or move when in use (a problem with many multi-tools).

- The tools provided are designed for industrial use, but are handy for almost any situation.

- The satin finish, while looking sharp, was a little slick for me. While the weight of the multi-tool was hefty enough to ensure a decent grip, I would prefer some sort of knurling on the handles.

- The pliers are heavy-duty. The lack of a spring in the pliers bothered me at first, but the solid construction and smooth operation quickly eliminated that issue. The scissors are spring-loaded, of descent size and cut well.


- The POWERLOCK TRAVELER claims to meet TSA specs and is suitable for carry-on. But, once you hold this tool in your hands, open it up and tap the tip of the pliers, you really start wondering how on earth things like this are allowed and 3.5 oz. of maple syrup isn’t (per the TSA website). One only has to view a prison documentary to see that even a magazine can be transformed into a lethal weapon if one is so determined to have one. With that being said, I’m not so confident that the POWERLOCK TRAVELER is a sure bet as a carry-on item (compounded by the fact that the TSA website clearly states “the final decision rests with the TSA officer on whether an item is allowed through the checkpoint”).

I found the SOG POWERLOCK TRAVELER to be a solid, functional multi-tool designed with common-sense. SOG is one of the premier manufacturers of such tools and this particular tool solidifies that reputation in my mind. The individual tools are common and useful for such a wide variety of everyday tasks that the POWERLOCK TRAVELER is something I’ll carry daily … I just won’t try bringing it on a plane.

Murder Machine. by Gene Mustain, Jerry Capeci
Murder Machine. by Gene Mustain, Jerry Capeci
by Jerry Capeci
Edition: Paperback
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4.0 out of 5 stars Even Gotti Was Fearful …, September 26, 2015
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Although cinematic portrayals of the Mafia have generated plenty of cringe-worthy moments, reading about the real-life deeds of Nino Gaggi’s murderous underlings makes the “Sopranos” appear like a series more suitable for Nickelodeon. MURDER MACHINE details the rise and fall of a Gambino-family crew that may have been responsible for up to 200 murders and how the legal system finally caught on to them.

While I thought this was going to be a book exclusively about the notorious Roy DeMeo, it actually isn’t. MURDER MACHINE presents a broader perspective by illustrating DeMeo and his gang of thugs as an efficiently effective cog in the Gambino family wheel of criminal activity. The main underlying theme that runs throughout the book is the tempestuous relationship between Nino Gaggi and his nephew, Dominick Montiglio … a relationship that eventually gave law enforcement the tools necessary to shut down the “Murder Machine”.

What I really liked about MURDER MACHINE is that the authors provide readers with a complete picture of Mafia serial killing. A story that starts with a patriarchal Nino Gaggi essentially stealing his nephew, Dominick, to serve as his pseudo-son and how that tenuous relationship ultimately implodes and ends with Dominick providing prosecutors the nails needed to seal the Gaggi/Demeo coffin. While the Gaggi/Montiglio team serves as bookends to the storyline; DeMeo and his crew provide the (no pun intended) “meat” in the middle. Mustain and Capeci do a good job illustrating the seedy atmosphere of New York in the 1970s that suitably caters to the criminal activity and grisly murders committed by the DeMeo gang. The detailing vividly covers events in a manner that make it easy to image the entire storyline in movie-like fashion. I particularly appreciated this aspect of the book as it thoroughly illustrates the depravity of Gaggi and DeMeo’s activities. While some may feel the minutiae bogs the story down, I considered it critical in providing the clarity needed with so many individuals and events meshing together.

What separates MURDER MACHINE from so many other Mafia-related books is that it covers a particularly bloodthirsty group of men that seemed wired to kill and did so with relish. Roy Demeo angle was certainly interesting and it is clear that the man was an insecure thug without a conscience. DeMeo’s name gets all the attention, but his crew of underlings were just as bad, if not worse … and all killing was generally done with capo Gaggi’s unspoken approval. As long as the money flowed to Gaggi and his superior, Gambino boss Paul Castellano, no one seemed to care who was killed, how they were killed or how the money was made. The book eerily illustrates how the Mafia’s tendrils crept into the everyday lives New Yorkers and it didn’t just involve drugs or loan-sharking. DeMeo’s crew was responsible for stealing thousands of cars … every year. Paralleling the criminal activities is the slow creep of law enforcement linking murders to Gaggi/DeMeo and eventually building an operation to take them down by getting Mafia underlings to become witnesses for the prosecution.

While murder and dismemberment are the book’s trademarks, I found the machination within the Gambino crime family and the characters involved more compelling. MURDER MACHINE continuously introduces readers to a cast of characters that keep things interesting. Aside from the insecurities of Gaggi and DeMeo, there is Dominick Montiglio, the Green Beret who fought with valor in Vietnam only to become embroiled in his uncle’s criminal empire and eventually succumbing to the debauchery associated with his uncle’s Mafia life. It is Dominick who seems to provide much of the book’s details. The other characters in the book give the stories color: Vito Arena, the obese gay hitman, the “Gemini Twins” and their enthusiasm toward dismembering victims, “Dracula” the creepy old mobster who actually lived in the apartment where the dismembering was done and a host of other interesting criminals and victims. In some cases, even friends become prey for the “murder machine”. We also get a clear picture of the guiltless lust for power and money exhibited by Mafia members and the paranoia it infuses within the ranks … no one is truly safe or invincible … as most of the characters, including DeMeo, find out.

One thing I did find quite interesting is that Richard “Iceman” Kuklinski is NEVER mentioned in the 458 page book. My initial introduction to Roy DeMeo was from watching HBO’s “The Iceman Tapes” in which Kuklinski coldly places himself as a major hitman in DeMeo’s crew of killers. MURDER MACHINE either debunks Kuklinski’s claims or simply ignores his “contributions”. Considering the number of unsolved murders/missing people possibly linked to DeMeo, it is still hard to tell whether or not Kuklinski was or wasn’t involved with any of the killing.

While I didn’t find MURDER MACHINE particularly “chilling”, it does reveal how ruthless the Mafia is and how indiscriminant its members can be when it comes to killing those who’ve crossed or inconvenienced them. The criminal activity and the story of those committing the crimes comprise the soul of MURDER MACHINE, not the grisly method of disposing bodies. This is certainly one of the better Mafia storylines I’ve read over the years and it seems to work hand-in-hand with the filthy, run-down image of New York City in the 70s.

Thames & Kosmos Master Detective Toolkit Science Kit
Thames & Kosmos Master Detective Toolkit Science Kit
Price: $43.38
10 used & new from $37.38

5.0 out of 5 stars Who Needs Video Games When There Are Toys Like This?, September 24, 2015
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As I opened up the THAMES & KOSMOS MASTER DETECTIVE TOOLKIT, I somewhat fondly remembered the little black plastic doctor bag that most kids had in the 70s that held the yellow and red doctor “instruments”. I chuckled thinking about how cool that doctor’s kit really was back then. My, how times have changed.


- What you get is real, useable stuff that will certainly keep kids interested for the long haul (when they learn how to use everything). Rather than simply throwing together cheap imitations of the real-thing, the THAMES & KOSMOS toolkit is stocked with many items that may actually lure adults into playing with the kids. Sure, there are the staple items one would expect: roll of crime tape, chalk to draw a body outline, magnifying glass, tweezers, detective ID card, Petri Dish, etc. But, the kit also includes graphite powder for fingerprint dusting, fingerprinting inkpad and print sheets and real plaster-of-Paris to make a mold of footprints. There is even tape for lifting prints, evidence marker tents and door-sealing tape.

- Rather than simply sticking to the detective theme, this toolkit adds a little spy paraphernalia to expand the fun: code wheels, invisible ink and an ultraviolet flashlight (to read the invisible ink).

- Additionally, there is well-presented instruction manual that explains how to use everything in the kit (as well as alternative methods), as well as providing several cases requiring use of all the tools in the kit (the solutions are provided at the end of the manual).

- A solidly built, double-snap locking briefcase holds everything inside (not necessarily in place, though).

My daughters are obsessed with this toolkit and I love it because it requires them to actually problem-solve using a bunch of cool tools. No make-believe plastic syringes or stethoscopes here. While, I feel the kit’s contents are of descent quality for getting things started, I found myself replacing some of the lower quality items: a tailor’s tape in lieu of the paper measuring tape, for example. I also found myself throwing in some disposable plastic gloves, pen, pencils, zip-lock bags and a sticky note pad. Essentially, this is a well-designed starter kit that gives you the necessary tools to get things going … there is certainly room to get creative and expand the kit even further. The only downside was that I couldn’t find anything in the kit for replenishing any of the supplies, but the manufacturer’s website has a link for “replacement” parts (not sure if replenish and replacement are considered one-and-the-same, though).

Overall, the THAMES & KOSMOS MASTER DETECTIVE TOOLKIT is a fun way to get kids active in finding clues and solving problems instead of watching Scooby-Doo doing it on TV. I am impressed with the contents of this kit and will definitely be looking at the other science kits made by this company.

Ammex XNPF Xtreme Blue Nitrile Glove, Latex Free, Disposable, Powder Free, Small (Box of 100)
Ammex XNPF Xtreme Blue Nitrile Glove, Latex Free, Disposable, Powder Free, Small (Box of 100)
Price: $16.64

5.0 out of 5 stars Versatile and Durable …, September 21, 2015
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These disposable gloves are perfect for a number of tasks. They are thin enough to maintain a sense of “touch” without sacrificing toughness. I frequently “bust-through” similar products simply trying to put them on my hands … not these gloves … they stretch a great deal more without tearing. Ambidextrous and latex free, they are the perfect alternative to avoid using the standard rubber surgical gloves that tear apart so easily.

While they don’t look like it, the gloves are subtly textured with a “rough” surface that looks smooth at first glance, but offers a solid grip. Great for household chores involving cleaning chemicals or for changing a vehicle’s oil.

I find the small size gloves perfect for getting my kids involved with household chores … like cleaning their bathroom. What I really like about these gloves is that while they are disposable, they are durable enough to survive multiple uses … one box of gloves goes a long way.

Kid Athletes: True Tales of Childhood from Sports Legends (Kid Legends)
Kid Athletes: True Tales of Childhood from Sports Legends (Kid Legends)
by David Stabler
Edition: Hardcover
Price: $7.83

4.0 out of 5 stars Kid Stuff …, September 21, 2015
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I always assume that when famous athletes are deemed “role models”, it relates to their behavior as adults. In reality, they probably should be given more credit for the obstacles they faced and overcame as youngsters. KID ATHLETES does just that. Presented in an entertaining and relatable manner that is sure to appeal, the book shows how the world’s greatest athletes faced the same difficulties all kids deal with growing up.

KID ATHLETES provides a well-rounded list of individuals that most kids will likely recognize (save a few). While some will inevitably question the omission of some sport stars (like Mia Hamm or Tim Tebow, for example), I felt the athletes selected for the book were suitable enough as they covered a wide variety of sports that are sure to widen the scope of a child’s view of athletics (baseball, basketball and football, as well as soccer, tennis, boxing and even sumo wrestling). Each entry describes the childhood of a specific athlete and addresses a particular hurdle that was cleared on their paths to greatness. The stories are well presented, fun and never too serious. The writing is easy to follow and understand. The artwork (with caricatures of the athletes as children) adds a degree of humor and “cuteness” that kids should appreciate. I was initially caught off-guard as many of the art injections serve as part of the story being told and not simple eye candy.

I felt the best aspect of the book is that kids will likely be able to identify/relate with many of the issues these athletes faced as children:

- Babe Ruth – trouble-maker
- Jackie Robinson – trouble-maker
- Billy Jean King – girl determined to
- Peyton Manning – embarrassing moment in front of classmates
- Danica Patrick – girl who was as daring as the boys
- Bobby Orr – small-fry plays tough
- Michael Jordon – kid klutz overshadowed by a big brother
- Tiger Woods – kid with big dreams
- Yao Ming – young giant
- Gabby Douglas – bullied by teammates (and coaches)
- Babe Didrikson Zaharias – better than the boys … in all sports
- Bruce Lee – from cha-cha dancing to Kung Fu superstar
- Muhammad Ali – constructive alternative to avenge a stolen bike
- Jesse Kuhaulua – oversized kid to sumo champ
- Julie Krone – little girl tames a wild beast
- Lionel Messi – pint-sized soccer wizard

KID ATHLETES is a fun book that illustrates examples of dedication, practice and determination to kids without getting preachy or boring.

Woods 041104 3-Outlet Wall Tap Surge Protector Adapter, 750 Joules of Protection, Light Grey
Woods 041104 3-Outlet Wall Tap Surge Protector Adapter, 750 Joules of Protection, Light Grey
Price: $8.72
15 used & new from $7.95

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3.0 out of 5 stars Works Fine, But …, September 15, 2015
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I like the idea of providing surge protection for items other than a computer or TV, but don’t necessarily want the sight of a strip hanging from every outlet (or the associated cost). The WOODS 3-OUTLET WALL TAP SURGE PROTECTOR ADAPTOR seems to be a logical solution, but the unit I tested posed a potential problem.

First of all, I like the design of this adaptor. It has 3 outlets with sliding covers to close outlets not being used. The adaptor itself is not bulky, but you will need to use it on the top outlet of a standard 2-outlet wall unit if you wish to use the wall’s remaining “open” outlet. A red/orange “surge” light appears when the adaptor is plugged into the wall. There is no “on-off” switch common with surge strips … the unit is always “on” when plugged-in. This is a simple “plug-and-play” product and it works as intended with no noise.

The problem I had with the adaptor I tested was that something loose/broken was rattling around inside. I opened up the adaptor via the 4 screws in the back and in the process, needed to break the UL tape that was connected to both sides of the casing. I do not know whether doing so will nullify any warranty or return policy. Regardless, the fear of an electrical fire from a broken adaptor prompted me to find the source of the rattling. I discovered the culprit to be a broken piece of solder, but I could not determine whether or not it was simply an excess piece that had fallen off or if it was integral to the safe operation of the adaptor. I removed the piece of solder, screwed the unit back together and decided to test it anyway. Not knowing whether or not opening the adaptor compromised its effectiveness or safe use (it didn’t appear to), I still tested the product and it worked fine. While will not use the unit I tested any further, I am not dismissing the capability of this adaptor, and I am likely to purchase the same model to replace the damaged one I received.
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AmazonBasics Apple Certified Lightning to USB Cable - 3 Feet (0.9 Meters) - Black
AmazonBasics Apple Certified Lightning to USB Cable - 3 Feet (0.9 Meters) - Black
Price: $11.99

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5.0 out of 5 stars A MFi (Made For iPhone) No Brainer …, September 15, 2015
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I find it handy to have a few extra charging cables on hand for my iPhone; one as a backup and another for “outside the home” use (work/travel) … I just don’t want to pay Apple’s price for this convenience. The AMAZONBASICS APPLE CERTIFIED LIGHTNING/USB CABLE provides an affordable alternative with added confidence of being Apple certified.

While the market is flooded with identical-looking accessories at eye-popping low prices, a good percentage of it is arguably junk. I have learned (the hard way) that replacing easily-broken and/or non-functioning junk adds up (an emergency purchase in an airport, for example). With this cable (3ft. model), the critical element is the lightening adaptor itself. Rather than a replicated lighting adaptor, the AmazonBasics cable uses an Apple certified lightning adaptor; in other words, it’s the same one on Apple’s cables. This factor gives me confidence that the “business end” of this cable is no different that the Apple brand. Even the housing that supports the lightening end is comparable to the Apple cable and should work fine with most standard iPhone cases (I have an iPhone6 with an Otterbox Defender case and this cable is perfect).

The 3ft. cable and the USB end are standard-fare. I noticed no difference in charging or data transfer rates between this cable and the one that came with my iPhone. I like the 3ft. length because it allows me to answer my phone while it remains tethered to my laptop at work.

While not the cheapest cable on the market, the AMAZONBASICS APPLE CERTIFIED LIGHTNING/USB CABLE offers Apple quality at a much lower price.

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