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June 15, 2018
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Podcast discusses the end of the lightning connector, waterproof patents, and interviews Moog iOS developer Geert Bevin

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and Andrew O’Hara discuss rumors of the Lightning connector’s demise, patents on making connectors waterproof, network building tips, and an interview with the Geert Bevin, Moog Music’s iOS Product Manager and Software Engineering … Continue reading

April 7, 2017
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Rumor: iPad Pro Smart Connector included on ‘iPhone 8,’ to be used for AR, charging

A new rumor, possibly recycled from 2016, claims that the Apple Smart Connector, or a variant thereof, will appear on the iPhone 8 and will be utilized for charging the device, plus potential AR and VR applications. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

February 6, 2017
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Apple formalizes 8-pin ‘Ultra Accessory Connector’ for headphone interoperability

Apple has issued a developer preview on a connector, now dubbed the Ultra Accessory Connector, intended to ease connectivity and adapter problems on "Made for i"-certified headphones. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

May 9, 2016
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New Rumor Suggests iPhone 7 Won’t Include Smart Connector After All

A Smart Connector has been one of the features rumored for the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, but a new report from Japanese site Mac Otakara suggests Apple has decided not to include a Smart Connector on the upcoming devices. … Continue reading

May 6, 2016
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Rumor: ‘iPhone 7’ may not ship with Apple’s Smart Connector after all

Despite a number of leaks suggesting Apple’s next-generation "iPhone 7" might feature a Smart Connector on the back side of its chassis, a new report claims that the company ultimately opted not to include the feature in its final design. … Continue reading

May 3, 2016
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Opinion: Smart Connector is the future but Apple & accessory makers need to work together

Alongside the iPad Pro last November, Apple introduced a new connectivity option for users with the Smart Connector. Originally, Apple only touted the connection as being good for easily pairing things like keyboards to the iPad. We’ve since learned a … Continue reading

April 26, 2016
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Logitech’s ‘Logi BASE’ Stand Charges the iPad Pro Using the Smart Connector

The Smart Connector on the iPad Pro has thus far only been used for keyboard accessories including the Logitech Create and Apple’s own Smart Keyboard, but today, Logitech is debuting a new accessory that uses a little known functionality of … Continue reading

November 28, 2015
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Apple May Replace 3.5mm Headphone Jack on iPhone 7 With All-in-One Lightning Connector

Apple is planning to remove the 3.5mm headphone jack on the next-generation iPhone in favor of an all-in-one Lightning connector, according to often-reliable Japanese website Mac Otakara. Apple may also release Lightning-equipped EarPods to support the new audio output on … Continue reading

April 15, 2015
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Retina MacBook Teardown Reveals iPad-Like Battery Connector, Details Force Touch Trackpad

After Apple revealed the new 12-inch Retina MacBook at its March “Spring Forward” event, the performance and speed of the sleek-but-slightly-underpowered machine came into question by many. Unlike the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, the Retina MacBook comes with an … Continue reading