Lightning Port

AirPods Pro 2 Charging Case Expected to Maintain Lightning Port: Kuo

The AirPods Pro 2 is expected to maintain the use of Apple's Lightning port. This news comes from TF International Securities Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo when reports claim that Apple is prepping to transition away from its Lighting port when it comes to the iPhone 15. Kuo posted a series of tweets, outlining some details...

If Apple Kills the Lightning Port, an Environmental Disaster Awaits

When the European Commission pressured Apple to switch the iPhone's Lightning port for USB-C on units sold in Europe early last year, Apple was able to hold its ground by pointing to the "unprecedented amount of electronic waste," that would be created if "hundreds of millions of active devices and accessories" were rendered useless overnight....

New Video Shows Alleged iPhone 7 With No Headphone Jack

Adding to an ever-growing set of part leaks, a video uploaded on Thursday allegedly shows the rear casings of two iPhone 7 units. The new casings, which were originally posted on Weibo and highlighted by TechTastic, show the silver and space gray units. Both units included expected changes such as relocated antenna bands and a larger...

Alleged iPhone 7 Component Leak Shows 3.5mm Headphone Jack

Don’t hold your breath for an all-in-one Lightning port for the iPhone 7, at least not yet. A recent image published on Chinese microblogging site Weibo and spotted by French blog Nowhereelse, shows a Lightning cable assembly apparently belonging to the upcoming iPhone 7. The surprise element: it includes a 3.5mm headphone jack. As you...

iPad Pro’s Lightning Port Supports USB 3.0 Transfer Speeds

Apple’s iPad Pro includes a Lightning port that is capable of supporting USB 3.0 speeds, according to both an iFixit Teardown and several sources that have spoken with Apple, including ArsTechnica. When taking apart the iPad Pro, iFixit discovered a Fresco Logic FL1100 4-port USB 3.0 Host Controller, pointing towards support for USB 3.0 transfer speeds....