Again, Apple's Change of Interface Rrquires Another $20 Piece of Plastic to Make it Work
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The cable end with the black tape is what goes into my Alpine stereo deck in my truck.

When I got my iPhone5, with the smaller interface "Lightning" port, using it to connect to my deck (There is a standard USB port from the unit- STANDARD) resulted in tons of static over my audio.

Having purchased the #$*ing $30 adapter, the music sounds good.

The third party Lightening cable I bought for $10? Works about 40% of the time.

And you know what? Even with all this I would not trade platforms for anything. As much as it giles me, that’s so.

Paste a sucker sign on my butt and kick me.

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An early 90s builder of the web and blogging Alan Levine barks at CogDogBlog.com on web storytelling (#ds106 #4life), photography, bending WordPress, and serendipity in the infinite internet river. He thinks it's weird to write about himself in the third person.

Comments

  1. I’m just cleaning the last of my photos off the MacBook, and when they’re gone, I’ll be completely Apple-free. No more ridiculous proprietary interfaces and devices that can be used with nothing but Apple for me!

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