Lightning Cable

Apple Expected to Replace Lightning Port for USB-C in 2023: Kuo

Apple is expected to transition away from its long-used proprietary Lightning port in exchange for USB-C. TF International Securities Apple analyst claims that this transition may happen in time for the iPhone 15 in 2023. Many Apple users have sought to see Apple ditch its Lightning cable and use USB-C, which has become an industry...

Apple to Allow MFi Accessories to Include Lightning Port Next Year

Third-party accessory manufacturers will be able to build a Lightning port into their products, Apple announced while unveiling new Lightning connectors and specs. The announcement was made during the company's MFi Summit that took place in China with the attendance of companies participating in its MFi licensing program.   This move brings a number of...

Hands-On with a Reversible USB Lightning Cable [PICS]

Last month online retailer Truffol started sales of its reversible USB Lightning cable, which many suspect could possibly debut with the iPhone 6, or not. Our sample arrived yesterday from Truffol’s shipping facility in Hong Kong. Below are some quick images of the cable (taken with an iPhone 5s) and a short overview of our...

Watch Sonny Dickson Demo Purported Reversible USB Lightning Cable [VIDEO]

Earlier today some images surfaced of purported reversible USB Lightning cables, which are rumoured to possibly debut with the iPhone 6. Sonny Dickson, an Apple parts leaker with a relatively decent track record, has shared a video of the said reversible USB Lightning cable in action. https://twitter.com/sonnydickson/status/501584917570940928 Check out the video below, titled “Reversible USB...

Apple Releases Lightning Cable MFi Specifications For Headphones

According to a report from 9to5Mac, Apple has announced new specifications for manufacturers in the MFi (Made For iPhone) program that allows them to make headphones that use the lightning port on iOS devices as opposed to the standard 3.5mm headphone jack.  The specifications include two configurations, Standard Lightning Headphones and Advanced Lightning Headphones. The...