Source: USB.org [PDF]
quote: I don't purchase the off-brand cables. I consistently have the problem. There is a design flaw.
quote: I've never had the problem. That would suggest the problem is something about how you're using them, and not with the design.
quote: By not stating specific manufactures and devices, the initial complaint was indicating a design flaw with ALL USB connectors.In response, anyone claiming no defect only needs to prove that ANY cable worked without issue.
quote: Semantics and grammar, two things lost with the need to simplify texting and the like with mobile devices. If you are not paying enough attention, you make mistakes in grammar, not to mention you are more likely to misunderstand what you've read in the first place.