They're pulled, yanked on, walked all over, tangled, thrown into the bottom of a bag, and chewed on by the dog. Your charging cables put up with a lot...as evidenced by how often you have to replace them. A better option? A tangle-free, stainless steel cable that's designed to last. Get the Armour Charge Steel iOS Charging Cable for $24.95 at Escapist Deals.
MFi-certified means you can rest easy knowing that your iPhone, iPad, and iPod are getting the safest possible charge. And the aluminum housings and stainless steel cabling mean it won't fray and fall apart a month into use. It's even designed to be tangle-free, so it's basically the flying unicorn of charging cables.