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Charging the battery too fast is very dangerous too. I tried "supercharging" one of my batteries and it almost caught fire.

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I would suggest this one http://www.amazon.com/Motorola-Rapid...9181948&sr=1-2 since it is made by moto and provides 1 ampere instead of .7 or .5 others provide.
 
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Does anyone know of a good car charger? You know, the kind that plugs into your cigarette lighter socket.

I had one at one time but it died after only a week of usage.
This is a great charger I have been using at it charges my battery quick too.. http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B000S5...3055371&sr=8-1

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This is a great charger I have been using at it charges my battery quick too.. http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B000S5...3055371&sr=8-1
I've been using this for the past 5 months and have been very happy with the charging speed. It seems faster than my standard wall charger.
 
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To bad the Charge won't draw more than ~0.8A... Also, it is the charger causing the phone to go to mass storage mode, not the cable. A microUSB cable is a microUSB ee
It could be the cable, but the odds are against that. The way to tell if it was the cable would be to try it in another AC charger to see what it does.
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, I wouldn't recommend using anything that says it'll make your phone charge faster unless there was SIGNIFICANT data to support the claim as well as evidence that it doesn't harm the hardware.
 
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I tried a 2.0 amp USB car charger and the factory cable.. .my battery got really hot and didn't charge at all.. .not sure why but the 1.0 amp charger seems to work the best...I have seen a 5.0amp at Walmart in the car department.. .but I don't feel like experimenting with that


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Samsung smartphones and Tablets charge in std mode (Charging USB) unless the two data wires are "shorted". (I have seen it done directly in a high speed charge only cable or in the Samsung chargers. Some say they use a resistor.) When the data pins are "shorted", Samsung switches to high speed charging. (Charging AC). I have been harassing a factory overseas for a dual car charger (2100mA) with one std. Port (iPad) and one Samsung port. It should be available soon.

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In my opinion... I have wasted alot of $ on trying to get away cheap on a car charger. By far the best one is the official verizon one. It charges to 100% from 0 in less than 2hrs and charges while I am navigating, wifi tethering and using bt at the same time. Well worth the extra cash.

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I haven't tried another car charger personally, but can vouch for the Verizon one. Always works for me and I just leave it plugged in the lighter outlet in my center console so whenever I need it, it's easy and quick to plug in the phone. Also has the scrunchy style cord to keep things neat. But at the same time, it makes it more difficult to use the phone while it's plugged in as it keeps wanting to pull back lol

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