This cable lets you charge your Surface Pro or Laptop from a USB-C battery

Earlier this year, I wrote about the long-awaited Surface USB-C adapter that finally added a versatile USB-C port to Microsoft’s Surface Pro and Surface Laptop computers. The adapter works as advertised, but it’s large, heavy, clumsy, and expensive. I outlined three ways that Microsoft could have designed a better cable, hoping that the company would listen.

Turns out, someone was listening to at least one of those suggestions because you can now purchase a cable that lets you directly connect a Surface Pro or Surface Laptop to a USB-C battery or wall adapter for charging. The J-Go Surface Connect to USB-C Charging cable costs $19.99 and is available to order now.

The cable is exactly as its name describes: one end of the six-foot cord…

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