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 […]

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: LandingZone Docking Station provides a security and port solution for the MacBook Pro

LandingZone’s new USB 3.1 type-C Docking Station for the 13- or 15-inch 2016 or 2017 MacBook Pro doesn’t cut corners and gives multiple USB ports and a SD card reader back to the user — and AppleInsider has been using it daily for the last two months. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

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