Originally Posted by Alxcab
Any reason behind this?
Yes, as I understand, some USB cables do not transmit the required power that is needed to charge the BB unit. I know from personal experience I purchased a USB cable auto charger for mine, from a 3rd party vendor, which would not charge the BB. The BB handheld charging signal (the +plus sign next to the battery symbol, would not activate, while the light on the actual charging unit was lit. But after no several hours, no charge.
So... get one that says INTENDED for BB with your model #, and then be weary if its not a RIM unit.