A few motherboard companies announced that they are upgrading their USB ports through firmware allowing the iPad to charge from them.
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Saw on Engadget. If you do a search on engadget for:
the article is second on search results.
I just recently built a PC using one of the supported Gigabyte motherboards (P55A-UD3) but cannot for the life of me figure out what to upgrade.
All of the firmware/driver files on their website are dated January 2010 and match mine already.
Just verified again that my iPad does not charge.
Anybody had luck with this?