Apple: Power Cables

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Farhad Manjoo, The New York Times:

Which means that for the foreseeable future, you can expect to be stuck with lots of ways to charge your gadgets. Soon, Apple will have three different kinds of charging systems — one cord for the Mac, one for the iPhone and iPad, and one for the Watch.

Let’s not forget the iPhone 4s, the iPad 2 and 3 use 30-pin connectors. And there are two incompatible MagSafe versions for your Mac. So how many is that? Five.

Apple, I think you’re forgetting to do something that’s really important: simplify.