Windows Phone Accessory Review: IDAPT i4
If your household is anything like mine, you face the challenge of keeping multiple Windows Phones charged without creating a tangled mess of charger cords. Add a few iPhones (yes, I'm out numbered in my house) and other electronic devices into the mix and the number of cords grows tremendously.
One possible solution is the IDAPT i4 charging solution. The i4 can charge three devices, cord free, from tip chargers and another device via the USB port.
The charging base measures approximately 5.25 x 6.5 x 1.5 inches and takes up very little counter space.
The i4 base package is offered in white or black and comes with six tips (micro USB, mini USB, iPhone, Samsung, Nokia, and Sony). Just choose which you need, snap them into the base and your in business. The tip of the micro and mini USB charging tip is a little on the long side, which helps it connect to odd shaped devices (headsets, speakers, etc.).
Another nice feature of the i4 is a dedicated power switch. When not in use, just turn the charger off to avoid it from becoming an energy vampire.
Using the i4 for the past few days, it is nice not to have a wall socket full of chargers and a counter covered in cords. The i4 allows me to charge two iPhones, a Bluetooth Car Speakerphone and my HTC Titan with only needing one cord (the USB to the Titan). The IDAPT i4 is a nice charging solution for the multiple device household.
All in all, I liked the i4 and would recommend it. The only downside (and I use the term loosely) is that, depending on the device charging port orientation, you may find yourself with devices positioned in various manners.
You can purchase the i4 directly through IDAPT (opens in new tab) or from various online retailers such as Amazon.com (opens in new tab). The i4 is running just shy of $60 and extra charging tips will run you about $10.
Oh, if you only need two charging tips IDAPT offers the i2 for $40 that has two charging stations plus the USB port.
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And before anyone sas it, I couldn't put my Titan in the back row, cause it has a connector on the side an it would hog the whole row.
Nice idea, but needs soem more refinement I think.
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And I have no problem with any of them. The micro and mini USB connectors are much stronger than you would think. I have this on my desk at work, and it took away all the clutter from my desk. I also charge an iPad via a USB socket in the side.
I'm considering one for home too. I really like it.
If we get an 800 in the office, I'll try it out.
A few negative comments on here from people who don't actual own one and talking nonsense. I don't like clutter, and these decluttered my desk a lot. I ordered a tips pack, so I charge 2 micro USB phones, 1 mini USB phone and an iPad all at once.
Really like it.