iPad 4 charging

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  1. giancarlo.1946
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    Why my new iPad 4 is not charging when connected to my Laptop 3 years old, with the lighting cable?
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    Because your laptop doesn't provide enough juice. Many don't. iPad 4 requires 12W.
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    You should be charging your iPad with the supplied charger.
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    Thank you guys.
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    USB3.0 will charge the iPad.
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    thank you for sharing

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