Retractable Spixi iPhone 5 cable sports authentication chip

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Retractable Spixi iPhone 5 cable sports authentication chip

The connector is sideways, which minimizes the size of the design and lessens the chance that the connector will get damaged.

(Credit: Escargot )

Ever since we started using the iPhone 5, we’ve either been carting the Lightning-to-USB cable around or had to go out and buy a spare.

Those pesky cables, however, have a tendency to get tangled in our bags, as well as cause a mess on our desks, so we were intrigued when we spotted the Spixi from New York-based Escargot on Kickstarter.

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The 2-foot-long retractable charging cable is housed in a slim and sleek-looking polycarbonate case and appears similar to a measuring tape. Interestingly, the iPhone 5-compatible cable contains an authentication chip, which Escargot claims is “coordinating with Apple through an MFi-certified manufacturer.”

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Retractable Spixi iPhone 5 cable sports authentication chip

Retractable Spixi iPhone 5 cable sports authentication chip

Retractable Spixi iPhone 5 cable sports authentication chip

Retractable Spixi iPhone 5 cable sports authentication chip

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