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Apple Quietly Drops the Price of USB-C to Lightning Cable

Amid recent rumours of Apple planning to include a USB-C to Lighting cable with this year’s flagship iPhones, the company has quietly reduced the price of its 1m USB-C to Lightning Cable by $10 CAD, as pointed out by 9to5Mac.  Previously priced at $35 CAD, the 1m USB-C to Lightning cable is now being sold for $25 CAD, whereas...

2018 iPhones May Ship With USB-C Power Adapters, USB-C to Lightning Cables

According to a post on Chinese social network Weibo citing anonymous supply chain sources, Apple may ship its 2018 iPhones with new USB-C power adapters and USB-C to Lightning cables for fast charging (via MacRumors). The unverified report also claims that Apple is looking to upgrade all of its devices to support USB-C. "We're not able to verify...

Reminder: Apple’s USB-C Dongle, UltraFine 4K/5K Discounts End Tomorrow

Last November, Apple extended a goodwill gesture to 2016 MacBook Pro adopters by discounting their USB-C dongles by 25 per cent, along with their LG UltraFine 4K and 5K displays. The discounts were set to last until the end of 2016, but in late December when sales launched for the UltraFine displays, Apple further extended...

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...

‘iPhone 8’ May Have a Lightning Connector With USB-C Adapter, Says Analyst

Earlier today, a report by The Wall Street Journal claimed that Apple will unveil an OLED 'iPhone 8' this year with a curved display and USB-C connector. However, Barclays managing director Blayne Curtis doesn’t seem convinced, and has told MacRumors that he expects the 'iPhone 8' to keep its Lightning connector, while Apple will sell a separate Lightning to USB-C...

Apple Extends USB-C Dongle Discounts to March 31, 2017

In early November, Apple extended a gesture of goodwill to new MacBook Pro users, by discounting USB-C dongles by 25 per cent, which also applied to LG UltraFine 4K and 5K displays (the latter launched sales this morning). Apple said at the time: “We recognize that many users, especially pros, rely on legacy connectors to...

Satechi Releases New 4K Multi-Port USB-C Adapter

Today, Satechi announced the Slim 4K Multi-Port USB-C Adapter, a new accessory in their line of USB Type-C product line. The adapter is designed to add extra ports to a laptop or desktop that uses USB-C, in addition to including support for 4K displays. The adapter is built out of aluminum and comes in colours...

Apple Launches Lightning to USB-C Cables Starting at $35 CAD

After announcing the 9.7-inch iPad Pro today, Apple also quietly announced a new Lightning to USB-C cable for iPhone, iPad and iPod. This cable will allow iOS users to connect their devices to computers with USB-C for syncing and charging—like the 12-inch Retina MacBook. Also, the cable will take advantage of the Apple 29W USB-C...