Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.



890 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 62


Topic # 112208 30-Nov-2012 12:08 Send private message

I have just seen this on 3 deals.

I am not a fan of 3 deals as they can be really dodgy to deal with

http://www.3deals.co.nz/site/deal-2B2E5F94/iPhone-5-Adapter.html

This adaptor looks like it is purely for charging so not actually an adaptor at all!

And for only a small amount less that one that actually works!




I know a little more than nothing but not much...

Create new topic
40 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 3


  Reply # 725094 30-Nov-2012 12:16 Send private message

Best to avoid these products. They aren't Apple authorised and you'll likely be disappointed with it. Manufacturers are only now starting to produce authorised adapters and aren't for sale yet (I don't think).

1650 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 118


  Reply # 725098 30-Nov-2012 12:24 Send private message

Given that the lightning pin out are dynamic, ( not sure if they have fixed ones for power) I would steer clear of any rouge adaptors, you never know what the device will do 

10971 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 491

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 725106 30-Nov-2012 12:35 Send private message

Charge and sync ones like that work fine, but yeah, that price is a bit absurd. Most of those daily deal sites are high priced tho so its in keeping with the rest.




Richard rich.ms



890 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 62


  Reply # 725107 30-Nov-2012 12:36 Send private message

was pretty much trying to say these are useless, as they don't allow audio or video playback, when the apple one for $49 including postage is not a lot more expensive.

this seems to be the MO for 3 Deals, represent something as a value alternative but in the end it is just crap!




I know a little more than nothing but not much...

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:




News »

Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Moment of Truth?
Created by BarTender, last reply by gzt on 16-Sep-2014 21:28 (217 replies)
Pages... 13 14 15


Mr. Key to extradite Kim Dotcom?
Created by TimA, last reply by dcole13 on 16-Sep-2014 12:38 (110 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8


Spark DNS Issues - Amazing - Broadband Service Alert
Created by PeteS, last reply by Demeter on 15-Sep-2014 14:13 (307 replies)
Pages... 19 20 21


hp bios update
Created by foxy38, last reply by foxy38 on 14-Sep-2014 19:08 (26 replies)
Pages... 2


FS: Server time
Created by deathslocus, last reply by TimA on 16-Sep-2014 21:18 (21 replies)
Pages... 2


Linksys EA6700 $98 at Harvey Horman
Created by macuser, last reply by macuser on 16-Sep-2014 15:18 (18 replies)
Pages... 2


Important changes to your Orcon email service ??
Created by old3eyes, last reply by Jarno on 16-Sep-2014 21:18 (17 replies)
Pages... 2


2014 Holden SS (V8) or Ford XR6-T (in-line 6 turbo)
Created by joker97, last reply by ilovemusic on 16-Sep-2014 14:34 (71 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5



Geekzone Live »
Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.