I really do hate all these cables, and I will keep on hating them until all my charging and syncing happens over the very air I breathe. Until then, I guess these ice cream sandwich cables will keep me satisfied.
These Biscuitta adapters are coming soon from the designy Japanese mobile company Iida, though they'll probably only work with the company's similarly zany phones:
Let this be a lesson, gadget makers: all it takes to get people to forget about your product's attendant frustrations is to make it look like something really tasty. [Iida]