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Meet Night Cable, the only iPhone charging cable made for your bedroom

Published Oct 25th, 2014 10:00AM EDT
Night Cable for iPhone and Android
Image: Native Union

Many people charge their smartphones every night because most handsets can’t yet offer the battery life we expect. And many tablet users also charge their devices at night as well, which is the most convenient time to do it anyway since they might want to simultaneously use it for some quick content consumption before sleep. But using the device while it’s plugged in and charging, whether it’s a smartphone or a tablet, might be a seriously annoying endeavor because charging cables are usually rather short.

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For all these reasons, Native Union, the company that came up with the extremely popular Jump Cable 2-in-1 cable and battery solution earlier this year, created the Night Cable.

The accessory has a generous cord (10 feet or 3m long) that ensures you can comfortably use your chosen mobile device in bed before going to sleep while it’s already charging. Furthermore, the Night Cable also has a neat movable weighted knot that can keep the cable in position on any flat surface, such as your night stand, as you left it in the morning.

The accessory comes in two versions, either with a Lightning connector for iOS devices or micro USB head for Android (and other) gadgets. Either version costs $39.99, with the iPhone model available in three colors, and the micro USB model available in one color option.

A video showing the Night Cable in action follows below.

Chris Smith Senior Writer

Chris Smith has been covering consumer electronics ever since the iPhone revolutionized the industry in 2008. When he’s not writing about the most recent tech news for BGR, he brings his entertainment expertise to Marvel’s Cinematic Universe and other blockbuster franchises.

Outside of work, you’ll catch him streaming almost every new movie and TV show release as soon as it's available.