Tag Archives: USB

iPad Not Charging Well Via USB After Upgrading to iOS 4.3.3

A slightly worrying phenomenon appears to have come across the iPad (v1) since upgrading to iOS 4.3.3.  I normally rely on connecting the iPad daily to the Mac Pro to allow for sync and also to recharge the iPad, although it often not below 75% by the time I do this, even though I use it for several hours each… Read more »

MacPro Not Providing Sufficient Power Over USB to Charge iPad

I’ve got a 2008 MacPro, and this causes a problem with the charging of the device when connected to sync.  The iPad reports ‘not charging’ next to the battery status.  Apple document the problem here, which is basically that none of the USB ports on my MacPro provide sufficient power.  I can’t easily identify a third-party USB self-powered Hub that… Read more »