Reply to post: Re: A chip hidden in a charging cable?

Chinese smartphone cable-maker chucks sueball at Apple

JeffyPoooh Silver badge

Re: A chip hidden in a charging cable?

DougS "Pretty sure if something went wrong with your USB wall plug and it sent 120v or 240v AC down the wire, the USB-C socket in your phone or laptop could not gracefully sense that and cut it off without any damage."

Are you claiming that an Apple Lightning cable would ?

I'll bet not.

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