I’m running out of power plugs, my desk is full of plugs for my various gadgets. Everyone of them has an USB end, while the other end is proprietary. Why the heck is this necessary? Way can’t we all just use mini/micro USB and call it a day?
As I mentioned in my previous post, I just got my hands on a loaner Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, everything is good except when I went to charge it. Like most devices, it charges via USB, so I figure I’ll just plug it into my iPad charger plug. No dice. It shows a little “x” on the battery saying that it’s not charging. Why, the, heck, does, that, matter!? If it’s a USB plug with enough juice, why doesn’t it just charge the dame device? In the end, I had to unplug the Apple USB power plug and plug in the Samsung USB power plug. This just blows my mind, where’s the common sense?