10 charging cables that can actually stand up to everyday life

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Need a power solution for your devices that won’t quit on you after it bends the wrong way? We’ve all been frustrated with cheap charging cables, but a more permanent solution actually isn’t much more expensive. Here are 10 sale-priced charging cables that can actually stand up to daily use.

Nylon Braided iPhone Lightning Cable

The reliable 8-pin connector keeps things charging safely while the Kevlar fiber core keeps the wiring safe and flexible. It’s the perfect 3.3-foot cable for any Apple device.

Sale Price: $9.99

MSRP: $15.99

Voice Reactive LED Glowing Data Cables: 2-Pack

The sound-activated chip in these cables allows it to pulse with colorful lights in time to any ambient music. That’s not just cool-looking, it’s constant reassurance that they’re working and keeping your gadgets charged.

Sale Price: $16.99

MSRP: $29.99

Nomad 0.3M Lightning Cable

These Apple MFi-Certified cords are braided with ballistic-grade nylon, but they’re protected against more than just tearing and stripping. They’ve also got an extra dose of RF shielding that makes your data transfers that much faster.

Sale Price: $10.99

MSRP: $24.95

JunoPower Kaebo Braided Anti-Tear Charging Cable: 3-Pack

Take these cables on the go and breathe easy. The nylon cloth covers hold up miles better than typical lightning cables, and the slim aluminum heads fit into most iPhone cases.

Sale Price: $13.00

MSRP: $29.99

Just Mobile AluCable Duo for iOS & Android Devices

This 5′ cable offers plenty of length, but that’s the least of its conveniences. The adjustable cables work with both Micro-USB or Lightning ports, making it great for families who own both Apple and Android devices. Read the rest