Tale of cable fail

Recently went on a trip, packed up the kiddos and enough charging capabilities that there was child entertainment for a 14 hour travel day, brought just enough stuff that we needed, and of course everything failed.

Never used MicroUSB cable for my youngest’s Note 7 (grandpa’s old phone,) charges negatively… in other words it charges at a rate of it’ll take about 21 hours to charge the phone if it’s turned off. Unbeak-cable that advertised pulling a car… well, the cable itself seems unbroken, but the plug was indeed breakable.

Within two hours of takeoff we realized the kiddos had exhausted entertainment options and were in for a very, very, very long flight with nothing electronic we’d packed for them.

Luckily we’d packed non media entertainment, which was … inaccessible… lerd…

Two portable chargers, both charged the night before, one dead, one won’t stay on (turned out to be the cable on that one)

4 hour layover, airport area that had one working outlet…

Managed to get a Qi charger charging the MicroUSB so there was some between airplane entertainment during the 4 hour layover…

fun with cables

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Paul E King

Paul King started with GoodAndEVO in 2011, which merged with Pocketables, and as of 2018 he's evidently the owner. He lives in Nashville, works at a film production company, is married with two kids. Facebook | Twitter | Donate | More posts by Paul | Subscribe to Paul's posts

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