Best lightning cable

After measuring the charging speed of 44 cables and then sending the top 11 to our electrical engineer for teardown analysis, the $14 Monoprice 3-foot MFi Certified Lightning to USB Charge/Sync Cable is the one we’d buy. It may be a third-party cable, but the Monoprice stood out among competitors as the only third-party cable that had internal build quality that was as good as (if not better than) Apple’s own cable. Plus, it’s cheaper than Apple’s by $5.The Wirecutter via The Loopp