Hands-on: Chargeasap’s 100W Infinity Cable w/ magnetic Lightning, USB-C & micro USB connectors [Video]

Below we go hands-on with the new Infinity Cable from Chargeasap, the first magnetic cable with interchangeable connectors for Lightning, USB-C, and micro-USB and support for 100W power delivery! For a limited time, you can get up to 60% off Infinity Cable as a preorder bonus on a pack of two. Head below for our […]

Hyper launches convenient and durable ‘Keychain,’ ‘Lanyard,’ and ‘Tough’ USB-C to Lightning cables

Hyper is out today with a new lineup of USB-C to Lightning cables that makes it convenient to keep one handy in about any scenario. The new HyperDrive Cable series includes Keychain, Lanyard, and Tough. All of the cables are MFi certified and make use of bulletproof ballistic nylon for high durability and longevity. more… […]

Apple hid a Lightning connector for debugging in the Apple TV 4K’s ethernet port

As it turns out, the Apple TV 4K includes a hidden Lightning port. This discovery was first made on Twitter by Kevin Bradley, better known as nitoTV on Twitter. This could lead to access to the Apple TV 4K’s firmware. more… The post Apple hid a Lightning connector for debugging in the Apple TV 4K’s […]

Volta’s magnetic cable has swappable Lightning, USB-C, & micro-USB connectors [Video]

The Volta magnetic charge and sync cable has interchangeable connectors to switch between Apple’s Lightning, USB-C, and micro USB, allowing you to use a single cable for all of your devices. Head below for a hands-on look with the cable in the video below and get an exclusive 10% off for a limited time: Get 10% […]

9to5Toys Lunch Break: iPhone XR Pre-order Deals, Lexar Lightning Flash Drive $25, Insignia HomeKit Light Switch $20, more

9to5Toys now has a new app! Download it to stay to date on the best gear and deals on the web. Plus don’t forget to check us out on Apple News and sign up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. Listen to the new 9to5Toys Daily Podcast: […]

9to5Toys Lunch Break: 12-inch MacBook $950, 10.5-inch iPad Pro $150 off, urBeats Lightning Headphones $60, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. Listen to the new 9to5Toys Daily Podcast: https://9to5toys.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/2018/08/9to5Toys-Daily-8-29-2018.mp3 more… 9to5Mac

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 Lead. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Apple adds specs for USB-C port on Made-for-iPhone accessories, Lightning to 3.5mm out cable

Accessory makers in Apple’s Made-for-iPhone/iPad/iPod (MFi) licensing program now have the ability to create new types of products as the company adds specs for a Lightning to 3.5mm output cable and USB-C ports. The new specs were detailed in Apple’s recently updated materials for manufacturers in the MFi program, according to sources. more… 9to5Mac

Review: LXORY’s Dual Wireless Charger is an affordable and versatile option with USB-C and Lightning input

We covered the release of the LXORY Dual Wireless Charging Pad back in January. The new charger offers three input options — including USB-C and Lightning — and an affordable price tag. Now, we’ve had a chance to use the new wireless charger for several weeks, read on for our full review. more… 9to5Mac

Hands-on: Ugreen’s 20000mAh MFi Power Bank with built-in Lightning cable

We’ve reviewed several Ugreen products in the past, but this is probably the most useful one that I’ve seen thus far. It’s a huge 20,000 mAh MFi Power Bank, which is capable of recharging your iPhone five times over. That in and of itself is nice, but the real benefit of this particular USB power […]

Hands-on: Apple’s newest Lightning Dock looks great with the Gold iPhone 8 [Video]

Apple’s Lightning Dock is a handy iPhone accessory in a post headphone jack world. The Lightning Dock, which incorporates its own 3.5mm port, is designed to allow you to charge your iPhone and listen to music via headphones simultaneously. The latest-generation Lightning Dock is a not a new product, but the new gold color option is. […]

After contradicting reports, do you think the iPhone 8 will feature USB-C or Lightning connectivity? [Poll]

Over the past few days, we’ve heard two conflicting reports regarding what sort of connection the upcoming iPhone 8 will feature. First, The Wall Street Journal reported that the upcoming iPhone will feature USB-C, with Apple shifting away from Lightning. Then, earlier today, KGI’s Ming-Chi Kuo reported that the iPhone 8 will feature Lightning connectivity […]

Pioneer announces new Rayz line of ‘smart’ Lightning headphones with built-in Lightning port, more

Popular audio accessory company Pioneer today announced a new line of Lightning earbuds that the company says offers an experience not possible with traditional 3.5mm headphones. The “Rayz” series includes two pairs of earbuds, the Rayz and the Rayz Plus and will be available soon. more… Filed under: Apple 9to5Mac