MFi Lightning cable Stories February 17, 2016

Kinda Deal: 2-pack Anker 6-ft MFi Lightning cables for $13 Prime shipped (Reg. $16)

AnkerDirect via Amazon offers a 2-pack of its highly-rated 6-ft MFi Lightning cables for $15.59, but coupon code B94P7W9E knocks your final price down to $12.99. Free shipping is available for Prime members and orders of $35+. This is an OK deal since Anker is currently charging $8.99 for a single 6-ft. cable, but just yesterday we featured the 9-ft version for $6 a piece and a 3-pack for $15 (that offer expired within a few hours).

MFi Lightning cable Stories December 30, 2015

expiredMonoprice MFi Apple-Certified Lightning Cable Sale: 10-ft. in multiple colors $8.50 shipped (Reg. $13), more

Monoprice has launched a fresh sale on its Select Series of MFi Apple-Certified Lightning Cables offering up to 35% off regular prices plus free shipping. Often times, Monoprice’s shipping rates kill the value of its Lightning cables, so you’ll want to take advantage of this sale.

Our top-pick from Monoprice’s promotion is the 10-ft. Select Series Lightning Cable in five colors for $8.49 shipped. This cable typically goes for $13 + shipping fees. Aside from passing Apple’s MFi Certification program, this cable uses 24K gold plated connectors, polycarbonate heads and includes a lifetime warranty. These longer cables are perfect for your car, nightstand or for charging the Apple TV’s new Lightning-compatible remote.

You’ll also find Select Series cables in six-inch and three to six-foot varieties as a part of this sale. Monoprice’s Cabernet Series, which features a tangle-free and flat-cable design plus aluminum connectors, is also a part of this promotion but does not include free shipping.

Looking for more options? Be sure to browse our previous roundup for more options with nylon and braided cable designs for added strength.

MFi Lightning cable Stories November 2, 2015

The MyKee Titanium Multi-Tool Key fits 18 tools on your keyring: $22 shipped

The innovative MyKee Titanium Multi-Tool fits 18 useful tools onto your keyring. 9to5Toys Specials has this backup toolkit for $22 shipped — and you can pick up some great deals on backup power for your smartphone below, too.

The MyKee features a flathead screwdriver, several sizes of hex wrench, a bit-screw grabber, a levering device for opening cans and removing staples, plus a bottle opener, and a sharp edge for cutting and peeling. You can use the key for other functions as well, such as opening envelopes and splitting pills. It is made from strong Grade 5 titanium, meaning it can withstand all the force you might need to apply, yet weighs only 0.19 ounces. It is also corrosion resistant, and made in the USA.

You can grab the MyKee now at 14% off the MSRP, with free shipping to the Continental US.

The NomadPlus Smartphone Wall Charger and Battery Pack can recharge your iPhone with or without a wall socket: $25 shipped (Orig. $40, CA Tax Only)

Grab the aluminum-protected Titan and Titan Loop Lightning cables for two virtually indestructible charging options: $45 shipped (Orig. $60, CA Tax Only)

Get the Micro USB version of the Titan cables: $30 shipped (Orig. $45, CA Tax Only)

MFi Lightning cable Stories September 4, 2015

Lightning cables are notoriously prone to damage, but the Titan Loop is a shining exception. Encased in flexible, industrial-strength steel, the Titan is the reliable cable you’ve been wishing for – and you can now get one for $20 shipped via 9to5Toys SpecialsYou can also get the bigger version of the Titan for $25 shipped off of $35. 

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MFi Lightning cable Stories June 10, 2015

Update: iClever is selling their version of the 4 port USB Car adapter with a 6 foot MFi Lightning cable for $15.99 after coupon code D93H6GTA (after both are added to cart). Basically this is a free Lightning cable added to a $15.99 port car charger 

Anker is selling an iPhone/iPad power bundle on Amazon for less than the price of a single Apple Lightning cable.

The pack includes a powerful 9.6A/48W 4-Port USB Car Charger and a 9-ft MFi Apple-certified Lightning cable for $19.99 Prime shipped. For those of you without a Prime membership, you can activate a free trial or pad your order up to $35 to sidestep shipping costs. It would cost you $31 to buy both of these items at their current prices. Each item is highly rated and includes an 18 month warranty.

In order to get the $19.99 pricing you must add each item to your shopping cart and apply coupon code NLMED449 at checkout.

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Just looking for an extra Lightning cable? Use coupon code 6FYTYCMK to knock the Anker 9 footer down to $9.99 Prime shipped (Reg. $16). expand full story

MFi Lightning cable Stories May 1, 2015

expiredStock up on MFi Lightning cables w/ Monoprice’s discounted bundles: 3-Pack for $20 shipped, more

We’ve been swimming in MFi Lightning cable deals over the past few weeks. Amazon typically has the best prices, but free shipping only applies to Prime members and orders of $35. Monoprice consistently has low prices, but shipping usually kills any exceptional deals.

However, Monoprice now has a range of discounted Lightning cable bundles, all of which include free shipping. There are some similarly priced deals on Amazon, but those cable makers aren’t as highly regarded as Monoprice. That being said, now’s the time to stock up on Lightning cables — get one for your car, office, bedroom, family room, etc.

*all bundles are available in black or white

MFi Lightning cable Stories March 17, 2015

For only the second time ever, the iOttie Easy View iPhone Car Mount has dropped down to $9.99 with free Prime shipping. It usually sells for around $15 and is currently listed by iOttie direct at $22.99. If you aren’t already a Prime member, you should sign up for a free trial to get free 2-day shipping. You could also opt to pad your order up to $35 to lock in free shipping. This mount will fit an iPhone 5 or 6, but not 6 Plus. It features a one-touch mounting system and suctions to any vehicles windshield or dashboard. Nearly 700 Amazon reviewers rate it 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Your iPhone is going to eat up power if you’re planning to use it for GPS navigation or music streaming while mounted in your car. Buy this RAVPower MFi Lightning cable for $6.99 Prime shipped when you enter coupon code GS5VLUIG at checkout (Reg. $13.99). Plug it into a USB port to keep your iPhone rocking on even the longest road trips.

Also we found the Aukey Windshield Car Mount Holder Cradle for $9.99 after $3 off code 72CKTAWJ at checkout (or this $8.99 option). If you are after a Bluetooth streaming option for your car, Aukey’s Portable Wireless Bluetooth Audio Music Streaming Receiver Adapter with 3.5 mm Stereo Output and Hands free Calling for Car and Sound system in Black or white is $12.99 after coupon code Q79Y2O33. Amazon has the wireless radio car kit and FM transmitter for $19.99 (Reg. $34.99). When you use the coupon: CQBGZKB9 at checkout, the price drops to only $13.99 Prime shipped.

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Don’t have a built-in USB port? Get this Anker 4.8A/24W Dual-Port USB car charger bundled with a MFi Lightning cable for $13.99 Prime shipped with coupon code H4QBSNCF at checkout (Reg. $19.99).

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MFi Lightning cable Stories February 21, 2015

expireduNu MFi Lightning cable + 3-port 5.1A/25.5W USB Car Charger: $13 shipped (Orig. $30)

 uNuCase via Amazon offers a discounted power bundle for your iPhone, iPad, and other Lightning equipped Apple devices.

The bundle includes an uNu 3-port AX 5.1A / 25.5W USB Car Charger and a 3-ft Apple-certified MFi Lightning cable for $14.99 plus $4.99 shipping. Apply coupon code IEQY7DW2 and your total shipped price will only be $12.98. This combo carries a list price of $30 and just consider that Apple charges $19 for a single Lightning cable.

Jump up to a more powerful uNu 3-Port AX 7.2A /36W USB Car Charger with Lightning cable for $14.98 shipped when you apply coupon code WL73RMIH during checkout.

Both items are rated 4.4 stars out of 5 by hundreds of Amazon reviewers.

MFi Lightning cable Stories November 27, 2014

expiredNomad 40% off: save on carabiner and key sized MFi Lightning cables, more

Nomad is taking 40% off all of its unique MFi Lightning cables on the market when you enter coupon code NOMAD40 at checkout.

My favorite Nomad accessory is the NomadKey (pictured above). This handy charger is just about the size of a key and is durable enough to dangle an iPhone, flexible enough to bend at a 90 degree angle, and is Apple-certified to charge and sync your Lightning equipped devices. Of course, you can pick up much longer MFi Lightning cables for less, but they don’t offer the same convenience that the Chargekey does. Get it for $17.40 with the aforementioned Black Friday coupon.

 

MFi Lightning cable Stories August 25, 2014

expiredBelkin charge & sync iPhone dock w/ built-in Lightning cable $14 Prime shipped (orig. $35)

Update (8/26 noon): Amazon direct is now $13.98 and a 3rd party seller (fulfilled by Amazon) is still at $12.99 but is backordered a couple days.

Update (8/26 7:30am): Now priced as low as $12.99 from a 3rd party seller (fulfilled by Amazon) and $13.66 from Amazon direct.

Amazon offers the Belkin charge & sync iPhone dock (silver) w/ built-in 4 ft. MFi Lightning cable for $14.22 (3rd party seller charges $0.23 cents less) with free Prime shipping or on orders of $35 or more. That’s nearly $21 or 59% under the original listing and the lowest we’ve seen it go for on Amazon. Today’s deal is about $5 below the going rate for a (shorter) standalone Apple Lightning cable. Features include:

  • Painted aluminum finish
  • Fits most phone cases
  • Uses your existing power supply
  • 4 foot USB cable
  • Compatible with iPhone 5, iPod touch (5th generation) and iPod nano (7th generation)

It has been rated 3.5 out of 5 stars from over 1,000 reviewers and sits as the #1 Best Selling Cell Phone Charging Dock on Amazon. Check out other MFi Lightning accessories in our roundup here.

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