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Phone charging station

Basically a USB hub in a birdbox to make it look nicer. iPhones won't charge from it because they check the data lines to make sure they're connected to a computer, an official charger, or indeed one of the millions of knock-offs that followed Apple's pointless attempt to make the iPhone not charge from anything else.


Of course, the USB hub won't talk anything but 5v if a computer isn't plugged into it. Installing a miniITX board underneath the shelf would be overkill, right?

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Taken on May 27, 2011