Lightning Connector

iPhone 8 to Use Lighting Connector With USB-C Fast Charging: KGI

There has been a bit of confusion going around as to whether or not new iPhones released this year will feature Lightning ports. Now, Ming-Chi Kuo, a respected analyst at KGI Securities, is claiming the Lightning port is staying but with a new feature, reads a new report from MacRumors. Kuo claims that rather than changing the...

Reversible USB Cable Shown Off In New Renderings [PICS]

The Verge reports that the upcoming Universal Serial Bus (USB) 3.1 specification, an update to the current USB 3.0 specification, will be reversible just like Apple’s Lightning cable. The new cable will include a new “Type C” connector and will offer a throughput of up to 10 Gbit per second. The design was originally announced in...

Next-Gen USB Plug Will be Reversible like Apple’s Lightning Connector

The next generation USB connector, called Type-C, will be smaller and also be reversible just like Apple's Lightning connector, TechCrunch is reporting. The Type-C USB plug is designed for the USB 3.1 specification and scheduled to be finalized by the middle of 2014. The connector is reported to be the size of the MicroUSB plug and sport an array of...