Charging the iPad – To USB or Not

There has been some confusion about charing the iPad.  It appears that some older usb ports do not provide as much “juice” as the included iPad charger.  The result, a message that indicates not charging.

Low Battery Message. credit Apple, Inc.

Interestingly, the iPhone charger will charge the iPad as well but, more slowly.  To get the fastest charge, use the iPad charger.  Here is Apple’s knowledge base article on this.


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