Lightning

EU Proposal Would Require All Devices to Adopt USB-C Charging Port to Reduce Waste

The European Union has released a proposal that would make USB-C the standard charging port for all smartphones and devices. According to a new report from The Verge, the European Commission on Thursday revealed a proposal that would require phones and other electronic devices to include a common USB-C charging port, to reduce waste by letting people reuse their old chargers...

Kuo Confirms iPhone is Not Moving Away from Lightning to USB-C

Reliable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has today confirmed in a note to investors that Apple plans to stick to its proprietary Lightning connector on the iPhone for the "foreseeable future,” and does not have any plans to switch to a USB-C connector (via MacRumors). "We believe that USB-C is detrimental to the MFi business's profitability,...

2019 iPhone Expected to Retain Lightning Port and 5W USB-A Charger

It looks like Apple will not be moving away from its proprietary Lightning connector for its upcoming iPhones. According to a new report from reliable Japanese blog Mac Otakara, Apple is expected to retain the Lightning port for this year's iPhone upgrade, and it will continue to bundle the same 5W charging adapter in the box as a...

Apple USB-C to Lightning Cable on Sale for $31.96 at The Source

Have a newer Mac with USB-C ports, or a 2018 iPad Pro, and need to charge your iPhone? Well that means you’ll need a USB-C to Lightning cable, which costs $45 from Apple. But right now, The Source has this 2 metre Apple cable on discount for $31.96, saving you $13.04: While not exactly a...

Alleged Lightning to 3.5mm Adapter for ‘iPhone 7’ Hits the Web [VIDEO]

A new set of leaked photos and a video shows what may be the Lightning to 3.5mm adapter for the upcoming ‘iPhone 7’, which has been strongly rumoured to ditch the conventional 3.5mm headphone jack. The alleged adapter’s leaked photos have reportedly been obtained from a Foxconn factory in Vietnam (via MacRumors) and are believed to be...

New Video Compares Alleged iPhone 7 vs iPhone 6s

A new video released by nowhereelse.fr shows a side by side comparison of the alleged iPhone 7 and the iPhone 6s. The video takes a closer look at many of the features we have been seeing in leaks over the past couple of months. The iPhone 7 will reportedly be very similar in size to...
earpods

iPhone 7 Said to Ship With 3.5mm EarPods, Lightning Adapter

According to a report from Japanese website Mac Otakara, Apple plans to bundle a Lightning to 3.5mm adapter with its standard EarPod headphones alongside the iPhone 7 when it ships this fall. The rumour comes from Chinese accessory vendors marketing Lightning auto adapters at Computex Taipei 2016. While not specifically mentioned in the report, the...

TYLT Flyp-Duo Review: Simple Reversible USB Charge and Sync Cable

TYLT has always done a fantastic job of designing their products, and the Flyp-Duo is no exception. The Flyp-Duo is a reversible USB charge and sync cable that maintains the company’s signature tangle-free design. The cable includes a reversible USB design, which means that you’ll never have to flip it over and over trying to...

TYLT RIBBN 4.8 Amp Car Charger with Flat Ribbon Cable Review

TYLT unveiled the 4.8 Amp RIBBN Car Charger at CES in January 2015, as an obvious update to the company’s popular BAND charger. TYLT has always done a fantastic job of designing their products, and the RIBBN Car Charger is no exception. The device features a built-in cable that comes in two varieties: Apple’s Lightning...