Apple’s been shipping iPhones, iPads, and iPods plus a few accessories with Lightning connectors for nearly 4 years. By now you’ve probably amassed a trove of Lightning cables, especially if you keep up-to-date with all the latest deals. While you most likely have a couple super long options, I’d be willing to bet you don’t have an extra short cable in your arsenal. And that’s a shame, because a mini Lightning cable adds a significant layer of convenience to charging or syncing all of your Apple devices.

Continue on for a look at the best short Lightning cable’s currently on the market…

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We’ve found a pair of nice discounts on backpacks this morning that are perfect for carrying your gear around this summer. First up, you can grab the SwissGear TSA-Friendly 17-inch Backpack for $30.25 Prime shipped after the on-page coupon is clipped. Today’s deal is the lowest that Amazon has ever sold it for. Features include space for laptops up to 17-inches, a TSA-friendly design and designated storage spaces for your tablet, accessories and more. Rated 4.4/5 stars by nearly 1,400 Amazon customers.

Have a camera? We also spotted this Case Logic DSLR and iPad backpack for $24.95 shipped (Reg. $45+). It has designated storage space for your DSLR camera, up to three lenses, plus accessories and a padded iPad compartment. Adjustable interior panels allow for a custom fit. Rated 4.7/5 stars by 86 Amazon customers.

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Our favorite Twitter client is on sale today. Tweetbot 4 is now available for $4.99 on both iOS and Mac, down from its usual $10. This is matching the lowest we have tracked on iOS and we have never seen it go this low directly not he Mac app Store. You can find out more about its latest updates over on 9to5Mac.

Before you head below for more details be sure to check out the new Free App of the Week and this free download of sketching app Procreate Pocket courtesy of Apple.

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In today’s Daily Deals we have from Electronics.Woot the Pyle Sound Splash-Proof Bluetooth Speaker for $24.99 + $5 flat rate shipping. That’s 78% off the original list price, $10 less than Amazon and the lowest we can find for it. This Bluetooth speaker has a marine-grade IPX4 splash-proof and shock-resistant design, easy-push button controls and a 6-hour battery. Rated 3.9/5 stars by 697 Amazon shoppers. 

More new deals for today:


Samsung M2830DW Xpress Monochrome Laser Printer $50 (Orig. $160) | Staples

Beyond Ink

Beyond Ink pen/stylus w/ built-in battery, Lightning connector & 16GB storage $25 off all orders using code 9to5Toys at checkout

Continue on for more details on today’s top product and a roundup of our best deals:

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June 30

eBay has kicked off another nice promo. You can get $15 off purchases of $75 or more using code CRUISEN2SUMMER at checkout. The code will only work on purchases made on eBay via a registered PayPal account. Just like last time, it appears the code is working on a plethora of items in the eBay Daily Deals including gaming consoles, MacBooks and even third party gift cards. This deal will run until 6pm EST tonight.

One great way to use the code is to get some free iTunes money. These $100 gift cards will drop down to just $85 shipped. Speaking of gift cards, there are a host of $100 options you can grab for just $85 (or even $50 + $25 cards for $60) including Best Buy, GameStop, Steam, Staples and many more.

All of these game consoles are eligible for the credit and you can knock an extra $15 off of these already very notable iPad and MacBook deals.

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ATC LLC via Amazon is offering the Lumsing Bluetooth 4.0 In Car Kit Adapter charger FM Transmitter for $27.99, but if you use the code XYP67878 at checkout, the price drops to only $17.99 Prime shipped. That’s $10 off the regular price and the lowest we’ve seen for it since last December.

It has a built in microphone designed for answering calls and streaming music with just about any Bluetooth enabled smartphone. It also has on board multi-function, previous, and next buttons for “intuitive control command with easy access and simple operation with support for Siri / Google Voice. Rated 4/5 stars by 256 Amazon shoppers.


AUKEY 4-port 20W 4A Surge Protector w/ USB: $17 w/ code POWERAU8 (Reg. $22) | Amazon

More accessory deals:

  • Latest QCY QY11 APT-X Stereo HIFI Bluetooth Headphones $20 (Reg. $30) | Amazon
    • w/ code YYOMFPC5
  • Mpow FM Transmitter & Hands-Free Car Kit $21 (Reg. $26) | Amazon
    • w/ code IG4IQW6A
  • Mpow Streambot Bluetooth 4.0 Receiver $24 (Reg. $30) | Amazon
    • w/ code PSEYW3TS

Deals still alive from yesterday:

  • Pacuwi Portable Stereo Bluetooth Speaker with 4000mAh Power Bank $27 (Reg. $33) | Amazon
    • w/ code FNN2XMB7
  • AUKEY Mini Drone, 2.4G RC 6-Axis Quadcopter $25 (Reg. $30) | Amazon
    • w/ code O2MHCN74

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June 29

MobilePros1 (Top Rated Plus seller w/ 98% feedback rating from 121,610 respondents) via eBay Daily Deals offers Apple’s latest 12.9-inch iPad Pro 128GB Wi-Fi + Cellular in Silver or Gold for $799.99 with free shipping plus potential tax benefits at the time of purchase for most buyers. Today’s deal is $279.01 below Apple’s asking price and a match of our previous mention. It features a 2732-by-2048 display, four speaker audio, Touch ID, Smart Connector and Apple Pencil compatibility.

Use a (very) small portion of your savings from today’s deal to buy a highly-rated protective case with auto sleep/lock functionality for as little as $10.99 Prime shipped.

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Aukey via Amazon offers its Quick Charge 2.0 16000mAh Power Bank for $29.99, but if you enter the code TTJVTLD7 at checkout, the price drops to $23.99 Prime shipped. That’s $6 off the regular price and the lowest we can find for it. This power bank can charge certain Android devices up to 75% faster than conventional chargers and provides 2.4A output available through both USB ports. It can also charge the iPhone 6s over 6 times, the iPhone 6s Plus over 3.5 times or an iPad Air about 1.5 times. Rated 4.6/5 stars by 75 Amazon shoppers

Check out the RAVPower accessories Gold Box for more accessory deals today.

More accessory deals:


RAVPower 24W 2.4A Dual USB Wall Charger + 2-pack RAVPower MFi Apple-Certified Lightning Cables$10 w/ both added to cart and code 8XVF3BHL applied ($23 value) | Amazon

Pacuwi Portable Stereo Bluetooth Speaker with 4000mAh Power Bank

Pacuwi Portable Stereo Bluetooth Speaker with 4000mAh Power Bank $27 w/ code FNN2XMB7 (Reg. $33) | Amazon

  • AUKEY Mini Drone, 2.4G RC 6-Axis Quadcopter $25 (Reg. $30) | Amazon
    • w/ code O2MHCN74
  • AUKEY QC 2.0 10000mAh Portable Fast Charger $17 (Reg. $22) | Amazon
    • w/ code 4L9RIRNM
  • Mpow Muze Bluetooth 4.0 Headphones Wireless Earphones $40 (Reg. $50) | Amazon
    • w/ code CSHVX2HL
  • Beats by Dr. Dre Pill 2.0 Portable Bluetooth Speaker $120 (Orig. $200) | Best Buy
  • Mpow Waterproof Bluetooth speaker with 4400mAh Power Bank $33 (Reg. $41) | Amazon
    • w/ code NZEDT76J
  • Pacuwi flashlight Bluetooth Speaker with 4000mAh Power Bank $36 (Reg. $40)
    • w/ code WHWZ2GM4
  • OtterBox Symmetry Series Case for iPhone 6/6s $18 (Orig. $40) | Groupon
  • HifiMan Electronics Vintage Style Earbud $58 (Orig. $69) | Worldwide Stereo

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Patozon via Amazon is offering a 2-Pack of Mpow Apple MFi Certified 8-Pin Lightning Cables for only $7.99 Prime shipped when you use the code DX6FXOLV at checkout. That’s $6 off the regular price and the lowest we’ve tracked for them. These MFi cables work through most cases and are backed by a Mpow 18-Month Limited Warranty. Rated 4.9/5 stars by 35 Amazon shoppers.

More accessory deals:

  • KMASHI 3-Port 39W Quick Charge 2.0 USB Car Charger $7 (Reg. $10) | Amazon
    • w/ code 6WBGCZRW
  • UNU Type C to Type A 3.0 Cable (3.3ft) $6 (Reg. $8) | Amazon
    • w/ code JQZ9RT8A
  • Mpow Quick Charge 2.0 30W 2 Ports USB Car Charger Adapter $5 (Reg. $9) | Amazon
    • w/ code RGEREU5T
  • Mophie Juice Pack Powerstation Mini $10 (Orig. $80) | Daily Steals

Deals still alive from yesterday:

  • Poweradd Pilot P3 High Capacity 15000mAh Power Bank $13 (Reg. $20) | Amazon
    • w/ code LZ2PXDP3
  • SoLove Roco 10000mAh Dual USB External Battery Power Bank $20 (Reg. $25) | Amazon
    • w/ code VTY4ILGE
  • Mpow Universal Windshield Long Arm Car Mount Holder $7 (Reg. $11) | Amazon
    • w/ code MMMNCHJN
  • Solove S1 10000mAh Portable Charger $15 (Reg. $25) | Amazon
    • w/ code S727B3OJ

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