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Gear + Gadgets: Muscle-bound USB cable

Responding to a near-universal complaint over cables that fray and separate from their attached connector plugs, the company wraps all its cables in flexible industrial-strength steel, seals the two connector ends in a one-piece heavy duty rubber housing, then fuses the housing directly over the electronics and metal cabling.

Gear + Gadgets: Muscle-bound USB cable

Responding to a near-universal complaint over cables that fray and separate from their attached connector plugs, the company wraps all its cables in flexible industrial-strength steel, seals the two connector ends in a one-piece heavy duty rubber housing, then fuses the housing directly over the electronics and metal cabling.

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